transportation

Pedestrian crossing on the light rail will finally create access from Publix to Sycamore Brewing

One of the biggest issues the Rail Trail faces today is the gap between New Bern Station and East/West Station. It’s an area exploding with apartments,...

Toll lanes are coming to Charlotte commutes. Here’s where all 5 toll projects currently stand

Florida transplants might be used to toll roads, but most Charlotteans are not. North Carolina currently only operates one toll road, but that’s soon to...

Riding a bike around Charlotte sucks. Is it too late to fix it?

Have you ever tried to actually get somewhere in Charlotte on a bicycle? Sure, there are plenty of shaded greenways and quiet streets to get in a cycling...

Why the North Carolina legislature seems to hate big-city transit

If you’re an N.C. city transit planner, you probably have a big question: Why does the General Assembly hate mass transit? For the past three years,...

I rode a Bird scooter 14 miles in one day. Here’s what I learned

I absolutely love the controversial new electric scooters that hit the streets of Charlotte back in May so I decided to spend an entire day on one — no car,...

Step-by-step guide to riding Charlotte’s new rentable scooters

Looking to ride a scooter, but now sure how it works? Here’s a quick Agenda beginner’s guide, to get you scooting, fast. Last week, the city has...

As South End becomes more pedestrian friendly, this confusing Rail Trail intersection still confounds

The Rail Trail in South End is an incredible resource for the community. It’s also a fascinating experiment in trying to retrofit a car-dominated,...

Charlotte’s 5 worst commutes, and what you’re thinking while you’re on them

If you get to work in the same neighborhood where you live, congratulations, you lucky jerk. The rest of us get to spend a depressing chunk of our day honking...

Actually, dockless bikes don’t suck

My first reaction to the influx of dockless bikes that hit Charlotte recently was to laugh. I thought to myself — who’s actually going use these...

I took a test drive at Charlotte’s new Vespa dealership and now I want a scooter

Vespa Charlotte is now open on Independence Boulevard. A friend of mine used to swear by her Vespa, so I drove down Independence to check out the new...

What you should know about drinking and biking in Charlotte

No matter how much I complain about the number of dockless bikes littering our streets, I can’t deny that they are pretty convenient when you don’t feel...

41 points of interest within walking distance of the 11 new Blue Line stations opening March 16

The 9.3-mile Blue Line Extension will open today – Friday, March 16. It would be tough to overstate the significance of the first extension of the LYNX...