Young Cyclist Hit, Killed In Northwest Charlotte

Dec 28, 2019
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A bicyclist was hit and killed by a driver Friday night in northwest Charlotte in what the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department describes as a hit and run. Police have charged a 19-year-old who they say was driving a stolen car.

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Charlotte's annual "24 Hours of Booty" charity event marks 17 years this weekend, and what a ride it has been. Just ask founder Spencer Lueders.

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Alternative fuel vehicles are showing up more often on the roads these days, as some drivers look for eco-friendly ways to get around. Hybrids and electric cars are fast enough for the highway. But what if you want something simpler? I recently had a chance to test drive an ELF - an electric assisted bicycle made here in North Carolina.

Sarah Delia

When you think about bike riding, an early morning ride on a well paved trail may be the first thing that comes to mind. But a group of cyclists are on a mission to prove you can bike all over Charlotte no matter what time of day it is. WFAE’s Sarah Delia joined them for a nighttime ride and filed this report.

After Nine Months, B-Cycle Is Catching On In Charlotte

May 10, 2013
Charlotte B-Cycle

Charlotte’s bike sharing program, B-Cycle, has been up and running for nine months now. You’ve probably noticed the bike racks in and near Uptown, marked with the circular red, white, and blue “B” logo. WFAE’s Duncan McFadyen reports the program is taking off.