God damn this makes me mad.
One of the things I look forward to in Charlotte is the distant day when I will be able to ride convenient public transit from my neighborhood on the east side to the University, where I work. One of the selling points for this neighborhood, for me, was the citywide transit plan.
First the South line tying together all the farflung southern suburbs would go in. Then a trolley line tying old Central avenue to the business district. Then a line out to the University and beyond.
Now the troglodytes are trying to kill the transit plan: