Jan 6, 2021
This week, I am joined by Ely Portillo from the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute to discuss the Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Zoning Plan and the Charlotte MOVES Task Force Transit Plan, which includes expanding Charlotte's Light Rail System.
Aug 31, 2020
Taiwo Jaiyeoba, Charlotte's Assistant City Manager and Director of Planning, Design and Development, joins me to discuss building a more pedestrian friendly city, addressing the transportation needs of a growing city, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) / Accessory Commercial Units (ACU) and building a new city square at...
Aug 25, 2020
Greg Jackson from Heal Charlotte joins me to discuss his vision for a transitional housing campus in east Charlotte and what we can do to help his organization accomplish their goal.
Jul 1, 2020
This week, we're discussing Sorting Out The New South City with author Tom Hanchett. Learn how Charlotte wasn't always a segregated city, the pivotal event that divided the city, how generations of black residents were kept from having a say in North Carolina and the landmark Supreme Court decision that re-integrated a...
May 25, 2020
The Covid-19 Pandemic has exposed a significant wealth gap that is growing ever wider in Charlotte and our country as a whole. Ely Portio from the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute joins me to discuss their latest report and their #WealthGapWednesdays Twitter
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