This is BIG NEWS for the future of the Amity Gardens Neighborhood since there are plans to build an “Amity Gardens” Silver Line Station right by our neighborhood.
Charlotte City Council approved a $50 million contract Tuesday to begin work on the 26-mile Silver Line light rail project despite unanswered questions on how the city will pay for the estimated $3 billion to $4 billion line.
The line would run from Matthews to north of uptown, then westward past the airport and across the Catawba River to the Gaston County town of Belmont. The east-west route is the most ambitious of several transit projects the Charlotte Area Transit System wants to complete by 2030.
You can read the entire Charlotte Observer article via this link:Amity Gardens & The Silver Line