Ely Portillo

Stories by Ely Portillo

‘Hate the bus lane.’ Drivers flooded Charlotte with opposition to pilot project

Just a couple of years ago, Charlotte Area Transit System planners were talking a lot about the potential for bus-only lanes to make the city’s buses faster and more reliable, giving them an edge...

This Charlotte planner thinks the city should scrap its transit plans

Michael Gallis is a longtime planner with a big idea for Charlotte: Throw out...

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