Tag: Transportation

Students continue to struggle to find parking

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Students continue to struggle to find parking

Many students would argue that this is the worst school year for parking yet. In an article last week, WSOC reported that the student body has grown by over 1,000 students since last year. The university has also lost more than 350 spaces due to the construction of the new Health and Wellness Center. A large number […]

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UNC Charlotte receives $7.7 million grant to establish transportation research center

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte receives $7.7 million grant to establish transportation research center

UNC Charlotte will lead four other universities in the Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education (CAMMSE) where they will research transportation. The University received a $7.7 million grant for the center from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT). UNC Charlotte is one of the 32 universities that was awarded to develop centers. Approximately […]

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Senate update: Dr. Arthur Jackson visits senate

| November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Senate update: Dr. Arthur Jackson visits senate

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) had their weekly legislative meeting Nov. 3 and were joined by Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Arthur Jackson and Director of Parking and Transportation Services (PaTS) Doug Lape, who discussed proposed parking and transportation plans. Jackson talks to senate Jackson began by addressing the multiple “first amendment […]

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The Scoop: Student Government Association update for July 12-26

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Scoop: Student Government Association update for July 12-26

Niners, here’s your bi-weekly Student Government Association (SGA) news update for July 12-26. These past two weeks were all about transportation! On July 15, Student Body President Fahn Darkor and I met with Director of Parking and Transportation Services (PATS) Doug Lape for an update about new initiatives available for students this fall. Here are a […]

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Federal government partners with Charlotte to fund lightrail

| July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Federal government partners with Charlotte to fund lightrail

At the ground breaking of the LYNX Blueline extension on Thursday, Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff talked about how “this project is all about partnership.” “The Federal Transit Administration, the State of North Carolina and the business community are instrumental partners as we work to complete the vision of connection the region with rapid transit […]

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Greyhound brings route to Charlotte

| September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments
Greyhound brings route to Charlotte

Starting Sept. 7, 2011, the Greyhound Express began 24 new routes, expanding their routes to the southeast, including Charlotte. “What we wanted to do with Greyhound Express is provide a new level of service to some of our most popular markets.  Charlotte is one of those providing the ability of passengers to connect to those […]

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