As North Carolina continues to grow, it must include the infrastructure needed to support its people. Transportation, water and sewer, broadband and other infrastructures allow people to go about their daily lives. When the built environment is intentionally integrated into comprehensive community planning, North Carolina’s health improves.
One of the state’s biggest challenges is to figure out how to grow sustainably while supporting economic, health and environmental goals. See how Charlotte’s light speed rail integrates health and the environment while supporting the city’s growth.
Did you know
From 1980-2011, North Carolina has increased its vehicle miles traveled per capita by 48 percent?
About this and other sets of data in the Environments section of the Emerging Issues Commons.
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