Posted on 24 February 2015.
Frank Jordan has been in the limousine business for 29 years (Jonathan Cox/CorneliusNews.net)
By JONATHAN COX
In 1986, Davidson town staff told Frank Jordan the town didn’t need a taxi service. He tried anyway, and 29 years later he is still operating Lake Norman Airport Transportation, a taxi and shuttle service that drives passengers to and from the airport.
Today no one would dispute that the Lake Norman area needs shuttle services. And the options are now many – from limos to sedans to 15-passenger vans. While some offer amenities such as bottled water and suited chauffeurs, there also are no-frills options for travelers in need of a ride.
The number of shuttle services has expanded as new businesses have opened in the Lake Norman area and more people move to the region. Demand keeps these shuttles busy ferrying travelers along I-77 to Charlotte-Douglas International A, which has become the sixth-busiest airport in the country. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Top Stories, Transportation
Posted on 26 January 2015.
Posted in Living with Growth, Transportation
Posted on 20 January 2015.
Kurt Naas, left, of Widen I-77 answers reporters questions Tuesday with lawyer Matt Arnold. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
CHARLOTTE – Calling the NC DOT’s I-77 widening plan unconstitutional, the nonprofit anti-toll group Widen I-77 filed suit Tuesday at Mecklenburg Superior Court seeking to halt the $655 million project. Meanwhile, the DOT acknowledged Tuesday that it expects its private partner on the project won’t make a Jan. 22 deadline to obtain financing, but the deadline will be extended to give the company more time.
The Cornelius-based group’s leaders announced the suit at a press conference Tuesday morning at the offices of their lawyers, Arnold & Smith, surrounded by TV cameras and reporters. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Davidson, Exit 28 area, Huntersville, Living with Growth, Mooresville, Public works, Transportation
Posted on 22 December 2014.
Posted in Cornelius, Town Hall, Traffic alerts