Charlotte Transportation Planners Emerge from I-77 Express Controversy and Hope for a “Smoother” Year in 2017

The Charlotte Observer reports, “Matthews Mayor Jim Taylor, recently re-elected chairman of the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization, hopes the meetings this year will be a little smoother than last when, he says, the group was put on the hot seat by former Gov. Pat McCrory, who attempted to toss the Interstate 77 toll lane issue back in their laps.”