Matt Petit
Matt Petit

The lightrail has been a tremendous success. The City Council voted unanimously for its extension up through the University area. The streetcar infrastructure has been started and will be a unique and sustainable method of transportation for Charlotteans and visitors to our great city. Do NOT hold this proposal hostage in order to pass your budget!

Matt Petit
Matt Petit
  • Matt Petit
Christy Allen
Christy Allen
  • Matt Petit

Er, can SC residents vote?

Matt Petit
Matt Petit
  • Matt Petit

As a frequent visitor to the QC for a variety of activities, I would think the council would also be interested in hearing from neighboring residents who would use this form of transportation periodically.

Nancy Pierce
Nancy Pierce

I signed but PLEASE be aware that City funding to support a north-south cross-town multi-use commuter trail is also threatened in this CIP. It's a much smaller amount of money and would create an eternal healthy backbone for our city. In fact it should be doubled to add an east-west trail.

Shannon Binns
Shannon Binns
  • Nancy Pierce

Nancy, we agree the Carolina Thread Trail segment is also an important part of the CIP and should be funded as well. We are focused on the streetcar because no other organization is organizing public support for it and because it is what is opposed most strongly by the majority of the Council. Our position is that both should be funded. Both provide more choices for citizens to move around the city.

Nancy Pierce
Nancy Pierce
  • Nancy Pierce

The choice to eliminate support for the streetcar also eliminated any support for the trail, but I did not hear anyone object. If funded, the north-south trail line item would provide essential CDOT-related infrastructure (bridges and so forth) to speed up the County's greenway system and Carolina Thread Trail by giving it alternative transportation legitimacy as a commuting corridor. I think this is major.

Albert Rogers
Albert Rogers
  • Nancy Pierce

How many of the council have interests in oil companies?

Rebecca Cheatham
Rebecca Cheatham

Let's get a local rapid-transit option for East Charlotte! A win for everyone.

Stella Hastie
Stella Hastie

essential for the city to keep propering!

Mattie Marshall Beckham

Our East-West Light Rail Streetcar Project is the Economic Engine for our Corridors - Connectivity!

Clarence Lyons
Clarence Lyons

Worthwhile investment!

Steve Sebrell
Steve Sebrell

While I would prefer the light rail to go through the east corridor, it seems pretty hard logistically. The street car is certainly my next option and the only realistic one.

Connie Van Brunt
Connie Van Brunt

Thanks for this opporunity to support an important cause. Did you send it to Johnson C. Smith University?

Carol Hardison
Carol Hardison

We've passed 200 now! Keep spreading the word.

John B Vogler
John B Vogler

The future is now! Sign and let's make this happen.

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