photo of Ardsley Town Blvd with the Ardsley sign in the foreground

The Neighborhood Improvement Program oversees projects that address infrastructure opportunities identified in the Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program (CNIP)Located within specific geographical areas in Charlotte, CNIP projects better connect neighborhoods to major employment, institutional and retail areas through a network of streets, sidewalks, greenways and bike lanes. Projects include intersection improvements, roadway projects, multi-use paths and placemaking opportunities. Projects also improve accessibility to transit and the larger regional street network.  

CNIP's primary goals

  • Better multi-modal connections between neighborhoods, community assets and major employment, institutional and retail areas 

  • Easy accessibility to transit and the larger regional network of streets

  • Successful public/private partnerships that leverage investments and catalyze changes occurring in neighborhoods

  • Enhanced engagement with residents in determining which investments meet our collective aspirations