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Welcome to the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute

We are a nonpartisan, applied research and community outreach institute at UNC Charlotte, seeking solutions to the social, economic and environmental challenges facing our communities.
Jul 15, 2014,
Ferrel Guillory
Jessica Kennedy
One hundred years ago, when North Carolina had a population of about 2.5 million people, more than nine out of 10 residents were native Tar Heels. Today’s North Carolina, in contrast, approaches a population of 10 million, with more than 4 million residents born in another state or country.
PlanCharlotte
Jun 19, 2014,
John Chesser
Jacob Schmidt
Education
Commentary
Jun 19, 2014, Chuck McShane
Institute news
Jul 17, 2014, Leeann Chen
Nature's Notebook
Jun 19, 2014, Chuck McShane
PlanCharlotte

Welcome to the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute

 

Visit the institute’s resources

PlanCharlotte.org
Charlotte Regional Indicators
 

Photo gallery: A road runs through it

PlanCharlotte.org Photo: Nancy Pierce
U.S. 21 offers a window into the way the road, like the region, has reinvented itself over time.. See more photos here..