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FAQ Topic: Transportation

Where do I learn more about the light rail project in Belmont?

The LYNX Silver Line is a proposed 26-mile light rail line that is part of CATS 2030 Corridor System Plan. The line stretches from the Town of Matthews, through Center City, into the City of Belmont. More information on this project can be found on the City of Charlotte website.

Where are the best places to hike and bike in Belmont?

The City of Belmont has several great places for hiking and biking, including but not limited to, the Seven Oaks Preserve Trail and  Rocky Branch Park. You can also check out our new Belmont GO app offering free maps, guides, and tours  around the City.  You can download the Belmont Go App in the Apple … Continued

Where can I find out about upcoming road improvement projects?

The City of Belmont’s Planning and Zoning Department makes every effort keep the information on our Transportation Planning page, although changes to exact timelines are subject to change due to funding and coordination efforts with collaborative entities. If you have questions related to a specific project, please contact our Associate Planner planning@cityofbelmont.org.

I think traffic in Belmont is bad enough already. I don’t want to see any more growth. Why can’t we have a plan that says there will be no more growth in Belmont?

We live in a country where private property rights are highly valued and government control is limited. For Belmont to stop all future growth, the City would have to purchase existing development rights for all parcels within its planning jurisdiction. Even if everyone who owned property agreed to sell their rights and it was legal … Continued

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