Congresswoman Alma Adams Welcomes Congressman David Price to Charlotte for a Tour of the Charlotte Area Transit System
Charlotte, NC— Congresswoman Alma Adams welcomed Congressman David Price, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, to Charlotte for a tour of the Charlotte Area Transit System. Congresswoman Adams and Congressman Price discussed funding and opportunities for continued transportation growth with city officials.
“Charlotte is a national leader in transportation and infrastructure development,” said Congresswoman Alma Adams. “I’m proud to welcome Congressman Price to Charlotte today to tour the Blue Line Extension and the Gold Line. Congressman Price and I are committed to ensuring our state continues to receive crucial federal funds that will boost our local economy and diminish the carbon footprint created by so many cars on the road. As our city grows, it is imperative that both local and federal governments continue to work together to remain a leader in transportation and infrastructure.”
"I am excited to visit the CATS system, which demonstrates that local and federal officials can work together to expand transit options and improve infrastructure," said Congressman David Price. "The federal government must invest in more of these projects to create good jobs and build a smarter transportation future."
The tour included the South End portion of the Blue Line from the New Bern Station to Uptown, Gold Line Phase 1 and Phase 2 in Uptown, and the Blue Line Extension from Uptown to NoDa.