The Story Behind ‘Interconnected,’ CLT’s New Digital Public Artwork | WFAE

If you’re a regular traveler in and out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport, you’ll want to check out the newly opened expansion of Concourse A. One of its most striking features is a public artwork titled “Interconnected,” which is being billed as the largest data-driven digital public art installation. Advertisements

First ride on CATS Blue Line light rail extension | WFAE

The Lynx Blue Line extension from uptown to UNC Charlotte opens in just a month. CATS has been running empty trains on the new light rail tracks since January. On Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2017, a few citizens were the first to try it out, and they’re already imagining the possibilities. I rode along and talked … More First ride on CATS Blue Line light rail extension | WFAE

NC says Tesla can’t sell cars at Charlotte store | WFAE

The North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles has denied Tesla Motors’ application to sell its electric cars at a new store near Charlotte. Liten to my May 27, 2016, coverage at WFAE: N.C. Says Tesla Can’t Sell Cars At Charlotte Store And if you’re looking for background why Tesla can’t sell cars here, listen to my … More NC says Tesla can’t sell cars at Charlotte store | WFAE

Trying out an ELF, a solar battery assisted bicycle | WFAE

On Davidson Town Day May 7, I had a chance to take the town’s ELF for a spin. That’s E-L-F for electric, light and fun, three words that describe the three-wheeled vehicles made by Organic Transit in Durham. These sleek, recumbent bicycles — the kind you sit down to ride – come with pedals, handlebars and … More Trying out an ELF, a solar battery assisted bicycle | WFAE

With Model 3 on the way, Tesla faces a roadblock from other dealers | WFAE

Tesla wants to sell electric cars from its showroom in Matthews. But dealers have exercised their right under state law to challenge its dealer application. They duked it out at a 2-day hearing in Matthews this week. There’s a lot at stake here. Here’s my coverage on WFAE, including comments from environmentalist/race car driver Leilani … More With Model 3 on the way, Tesla faces a roadblock from other dealers | WFAE

Lennar proposes 306 homes off Davidson-Concord Rd.

A steady stream of residents and town officials came to Davidson Town Hall Monday evening for a look at the proposed 306-unit WestBranch development off Davidson-Concord Road east of town. Lennar Carolinas LLC wants to put a mix of townhouses and single-family homes on land owned by the Westmoreland family.  Not surprisingly, traffic was the biggest worry on residents’ minds as … More Lennar proposes 306 homes off Davidson-Concord Rd.