Martin Zimmerman
As a freelance journalist of long standing, Martin has published more than 120 articles, reviews and commentary on urban development topics in ​such ​national publications ​as the Washington Times, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution​, and Urban Land​ ​and ​​locally in​ The Charlotte Observer and PlanCharlotte​. As an architect, planner and consultant he advances an agenda of smart growth,​ ​quality urban design, integrated transportation solutions and culture change. He is also the former ED of the Charlotte Area Bicycle Alliance and former director of facilities planning for UNC Charlotte.

Open Streets 704 is back and expected to draw 25,000+ participants to a car-free route from NoDa to Plaza Midwood

Ever dream of strolling — or riding your bike — right down the middle of N. Davidson Street without a car in sight? Your opportunity is fast approaching....

Charlotte’s bike sharing community gets a jolt with 2 new startups announcing local expansions

Big things are happening right now on the local bike share scene. This week marks the launch of two new dockless bike sharing startups coming from California....

Op-Ed: Light rail development is failing in University City. Here’s why

Can someone please explain why a mammoth, 32-pump Circle K is squatting on North Tryon on a parcel large enough for 100 workforce...