Lindsey Banks | Charlotte Ledger
Five years after e-scooters first appeared on Charlotte streets, scooter companies are struggling financially. Ridership is down. Something has to give.
Charlotte launched a test project a week ago through the Glance TravelSafely app as part of Charlotte’s “Vision Zero” safety initiative to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries. The app gives traffic alerts to drivers, pedestrians and cyclists to help move safely through 30 intersections in South End through November 2023.
Students and alumni of historically Black colleges are likely to be among the biggest beneficiaries of President Biden’s plan to forgive student loan debt.