Matthews Station Parking
The Matthews Station Street development turned ten in 2010, its success is evident with the amount of parking demand that occurs on a frequent basis. Through the collection of data on parking usage in the Matthews Station area, the Planning Department has formulated this brief report complete with usage trends and suggestions for how to manage parking in this part of the Town.
Matthews Station Parking Analysis 1.58 MB
Four Mile Creek Greenway
Four Mile Creek Greenway is now open to the public.
Click here to view a map of Four Mile Creek Greenway.
Click here for additional information from Mecklenburg County.
Vision Statement: Our Town, Our Vision
Land Use Plan: A Guide for Growth 2002 - 2012
Downtown Master Plan: the plan for the downtown area which is based on seven principles that collectively reinforce the livability of the town center
Comprehensive Bicycle Plan: a significant step towards incorporating bicycles into the planning infrastructure and culture of Matthews
Planning, Aging and Matthews: a look at Matthews' preparation for an aging population
485/Weddington Road Interchange- This project was delayed and is now beyond the current Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).
McKee Road Extension- Segment A (2.2 MB) of this proposed project will extend McKee Road from its existing terminus at Pleasant Plains Road to John Street. Segment B (1.8 MB) will lengthen it to Campus Ridge Road. Further segments will continue McKee Road to its final terminus at Independence Boulevard, near I-485.
Monroe Connector/Bypass - Design is underway. Right of way acquisition was scheduled for Spring 2011. The project has been delayed due to an injunction granted by the courts to an environmental group who said that the environmental assessment was improperly conducted. The Turnpike Authority is revising their environmental document to address the issues. We are working with Stallings, the Turnpike Authority and NCDOT on this project.
MUMPO Thoroughfare Plan
Small Area Plan
Sportsplex - This project is a $32M athletic complex for field sports and includes adjoining privately held land for a Family Entertainment Complex. The project was to be done jointly with the County. The County has purchased the land near the I-485 and US 74 intersection and has begun construction on Phase I. Expected completion date for Phase I is June 2013.
South Trade Street
- This project would involve issuing bonds that would result in a 2 cent property tax increase to pay for the project. If approved right-of-ways would be purchased, permits obtained, bids would be let and construction would begin. The project is expected take one year to complete.Engineering Phase is complete.
Campus Ridge Road Realignment- This project will construct a road segment from East John Street and tie into the existing Campus Ridge Road. The environmental document can be found here. An overall schematic of the road can be found here. Engineering is complete and right-of-way acquisition is underway. The project is scheduled to be let in September 2013 by NCDOT.