traffic

Interstate 277’s Frogger-like exit 3A into NoDa may see changes — but it’ll be years

Each day in Charlotte, people willingly decide to pull off of Interstate 277 North and descend into the whirlpool of exit 3A with a seemingly simple mission:...

The gas stations at Sharon and Fairview in SouthPark need to go

SouthPark has ambitions of becoming a second downtown, a thoroughly urban center where people can easily walk between home and work and play. The city is...

West End will soon get some nifty traffic improvements

West End is hopping, and the city of Charlotte is preparing a few new street projects that will improve traffic conditions. The area just on the west side of...

Do Charlotteans want to bring back red light cameras?

Red-light cameras haven’t been in Charlotte for a decade, but a new survey shows that Charlotteans might want them back. Charlotte installed cameras at...

Charlotte car wrecks hit a new high. Blame the economy

Car wrecks in Charlotte hit their highest levels since before the economic recession last year, new data from the city shows. The still-growing economy...

Park Road will be a nightmare for 7 more weeks

Park Road has never been particularly pleasant near Tyvola Road. But right now, it’s a nightmare. The major commuter route is down to one lane in each...

Can Charlotte make South Boulevard and South Tryon less hostile?

South Boulevard and South Tryon Street are difficult to walk down. You know this if you live in or visit the South End and Lower South End areas. This was...

Just two more weeks left on this Morehead Street construction (hopefully)

I spend an unreasonable amount of time on my commute sitting at the light at Morehead and McDowell. Since March, the city has had the right-hand lane shut down...

Can Charlotte fix SouthPark’s problems in a week?

SouthPark has a problem. It has all the elements of being a second downtown but has basically none of the walkability and accessibility that make up a good...