Jan 22, 2016 - News

Charlotte Rail Trail: Be a part of the unveiling

Duke Energy & Charlotte Center City Partners invite you to a special project unveiling for the Charlotte Rail Trail.

Wednesday, January 27
Bland Street Light Rail Station

6:30 p.m. Project Unveiling

A limited edition Rail Trail t-shirt, produced in collaboration with 704 Shop, will be introduced at the event and will be for sale after the unveiling. A portion of the proceeds from the shirts will help fund future Rail Trail projects.

Courtesy of Charlotte Center City Partners.
Courtesy of Charlotte Center City Partners

Need a Rail Trail refresher?

Charlotte’s Rail Trail will be a vibrant public park that winds through the heart of downtown. The 4 mile trail will connect neighborhoods from Sedgefield, Southside Park, Brookhill, Dilworth, Wilmore, South End and Uptown. But it will belong to everyone in the Queen City.

The Rail Trail will become the place to discover cafés and bars, explore galleries, see artists at work, stumble upon an impromptu concert, stroll with your family, or relax on a bench and watch the city come alive around you.

The walkway alongside the LYNX Blue Line already exists. With the help of passionate supporters, the existing trail will be transformed into a network of gardens, public art, unique spaces and activities, and an endless string of places to sit, eat and play. The hardest part of building a park—acquiring the land—is done. Now we have an opportunity to turn it into something extraordinary.

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