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Beyond 77 Study Vision & Needs Evaluation Workshop

The purpose of this workshop section is to facilitate a dialogue that allows the committees to help define an overall vision for the study area and then apply the vision through the development of evaluation criteria across the identified preliminary needs.

These evaluation criteria can be defined as goals, where we would then discuss how to measure and evaluate the criteria/goals for the corridor. We would then facilitate further dialogue to review the evaluation criteria as they relate to the preliminary list of needs developed from Task 4 (Existing and Future Conditions, Data Modeling). Using the defined vision, evaluation criteria/goals, and review of the preliminary needs list, we would finalize a list of needs based on the overall dialogue.

The goal is to provide further direction to the Beyond 77 Team to move forward with developing a strategy that applies the formulated evaluation criteria/goals to a series of scenarios that offer different levels of mobility solutions across the corridor.

Two workshop dates and times will be available through Zoom:

Monday, August 3, 3:30 – 7 p.m.
Tuesday, August 4, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Click on the link below to join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone.

Zoom Meeting ID: 998 0229 6052
Passcode: 0v8Gct

Dial the number below to join the meeting by phone.
Zoom Call-in Number: 1-929-436-2866
Meeting ID: 998 0229 6052, Phone Passcode: 826423

Please visit Beyond77.com for more project information and to sign up for project updates via email.

CRTPO Opens Public Comment Period on the Archdale-Shopton Connector

The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) has opened a 30-day public comment period on modifications to the future alignment of the Archdale-Shopton Connector. The 30-day public comment period began Friday, July 31, 2020. This public comment period offers an opportunity for residents, business owners and other interested parties, within the Charlotte Urbanized Area, which includes Iredell, Mecklenburg and portions of Union County, to submit comments to CRTPO.

The Archdale-Shopton Connector is a planned roadway that will connect Nations Ford Road and South Tryon Street. The reason for this modification is that a portion of this roadway will be constructed as part of a development along its path. This amended alignment will minimize environmental impacts and provide additional opportunities for future access to adjacent properties.

If you wish to learn more about this modification, or to submit a comment that will be considered by CRTPO, you may submit written questions or comments via email or written mail. Comments should include “Archdale-Shopton Connector Alignment Modification” in the subject line to be considered.

Email comments should be sent to: agrzymski@ci.charlotte.nc.us

Written mail should be sent to:
Andy Grzymski, AICP
CIP & Regional Coordination Section Manager
Charlotte Department of Transportation
600 E. Fourth Street, Room 627
Charlotte, NC 28202-2816 

Members of the public may also submit written comments to be read during the CRTPO board meeting scheduled for September 16, 2020. Please go to https://www.crtpo.org/how-get-involved/meetings for more information. 

Archdale-Shopton Connector Alignment Maps

Si usted necesita mas informacion sobre este tema y en Español, por favor contacte Agustin Rodriguez a agustin.rodriguez@charlottenc.gov

Great Trails State Plan - Online Survey & Public Input Map

NCDOT is encouraging residents and leaders to participate in a brief survey on multi-modal transportation in North Carolina. The input will be used to identify a network of shared-use paths and trails that connects every county in North Carolina.

The public can give feedback in two ways by taking an interactive map survey or a 10-question survey. Participants are encouraged to take both surveys beginning now through September 30, 2020. These surveys are a part of NCDOT’s effort to develop its statewide trail plan and 5-year implementation strategy, called the Great Trails State Plan.

CRTPO meetings will continue to be held virtually until further notice.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing guidance, the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) policy board and technical committee meetings will continue to be held virtually, without access to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center. CRTPO board delegates and alternates may participate remotely via Zoom. The meetings will also be streamed on Facebook Live for residents and stakeholders.

Public Comments:
While it is critical to our communities to follow social distancing guidelines, we want to honor our commitment of providing full access to our public meetings. Residents are encouraged to use Facebook Live to view the meeting.

Residents that wish to provide public comments, can do so by submitting their comments in advance via regular mail or e-mail. The comments must be received by 2 p.m. on the meeting date.. The public comments (or excerpts thereof) will be provided to the CRTPO Board prior to the meeting.

The CRTPO Board agenda and related meeting materials are available on CRTPO’s website in advance of the meetings.

Individuals desiring to submit comments for the public comment period or on the action items can do so by:

Email:   info@crtpo.org or nburke@charlottenc.gov

City of Charlotte
600 E. Fourth St., 8th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
(please be aware that U.S. Mail is currently being received slower than usual)  

Please reference the applicable public comment or action item in your comments. Comments must be received by 2 p.m. on the meeting date to be summarized during the meeting to the CRTPO Board and provided in full as part of the meeting minutes.

Please do not hesitate to contact Neil Burke, CRTPO Secretary with any questions:
704-347-9695 (cellular)

CRTPO Board Approves Discretionary Funds for Area Transportation Projects

The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) Board approved funding to several regional transportation projects at its board meeting on February 19, 2020. These funds support projects across three counties, investing in transportation needs to support our growing region. The CRTPO Board awarded $55.4 million in discretionary project funds supporting 28 projects across 17 CRTPO jurisdictions. A complete list of projects approved for funding can be found in the news release here. Visit the Discretionary Projects web page to view the distribution of funds by transportation mode


For information about NCDOT public meetings, visit the NCDOT public meetings web page.

Next CRTPO Board Meeting - Wednesday, August 19,  2020