Ely Portillo

UNC Charlotte Urban Institute
Director of Research Engagement
Sycamore 310-G
704-687-1203

Stories by Ely Portillo

Here's how Pam Murray lives car-free in Charlotte

Pam Murray sees Charlotte through different eyes — and from a different seat —  than most people as she moves about the city. 



Explore these data sources to learn more about Charlotte

Charlotte is a fast-growing city where the skyline changes by the month and neighborhoods are reshaped at a disorienting pace.



What does the future hold for Charlotte's airport?

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is one of the busiest hubs in the world, despite the city of Charlotte's modest size.



Curating the future in Charlotte

What if the future is not just a continuation of present trends, but looks radically different?