Wednesday September 16, 2009 | Mega Regions: Piedmont AtlanticSeptember 14, 2009 at 1:39 pm | Posted in Coming Up | 5 Comments
Growth and development is a constant issue in Charlotte but it’s far larger than most people realize. Experts say there is a mega-region emerging that stretches from Birmingham Alabama to Richmond Virginia and Charlotte is at the core of this area of vast growth. Mayor Pat McCrory is teaming up with Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin to explore the challenges and opportunities of being a part of a mega-region. McCrory and a panel of experts join us to discuss the mega-region in our midst.
Pat McCrory – Mayor of Charlotte
Tim Gulden – Co-Author of The Rise of the Mega-Region
Debra Campbell – Planning Director, Charlotte Mecklenburg Planning Department
Dr. Catherine Ross – Professor and Director of Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development at Georgia Tech