Video streaming by Ustream Charlotte grew up with cars, but its future is threatened unless the city and the region can grow in a manner that makes transit, bicycling and walking more effective, said members of the “Toward a Sustainable Future” panel. Speaking were Charlotte City Council member David Howard (@DavidHowardCLT), UNC Charlotte urban design professor David Walters, architect/planner Terry Shook of Shook Kelley Design, Ellison Clary of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, all of Charlotte, and Rob Perks of the Natural Resources Defense Council of...Read More
[Airtrain's in flight magazine] Go Has The Scoop! Where do politicians and heavyweights go to seal the deal?
“With Democratic donkeys stampeding towards town, Go sat down with Charlotte-native David L. Howard, a 42-year-old Democrat and at-large member serving his second term on the Charlotte City Council, as well as the chair of the Transportation and Planning Committee. No stranger to cutting deals, when he isn’t serving on the council he’s working for the Housing Partnership, helping to revitalize urban communities, educating people about financial literacy and home buying and developing affordable workforce housing. He’s also leading the redevelopment of a 90-acre site...Read More
Charlotte City Council member David Howard, who became the first member of his family to pursue a college education and built a successful career in several fields, has been named this year’s winner of CPCC’s Richard H. Hagemeyer Award. Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/04/19/3184494/howard-wins-cpcc-alumnus-award.html#storylink=cpyRead More
Charlotte City Council member David L. Howard was recently named Vice Chair of the North Carolina League of Municipalities’ Planning and Environment Legislative Action Committee (LAC) and a member of the National League of Cities (NLC) Community and Economic Development Steering Committee. These appointments position Howard to become an even bigger advocate for Charlotte and its communities, by empowering him to share the city’s story, challenges, and opportunities on a local and national stage. In a letter congratulating Howard for his NLC committee appointment, NLC President Ted...Read More
Incumbent David Howard deserves re-election to at-large seat…”moderate, smart and connected to the overall community’s challenges, which we think are great attributes, in addition to maintaining the balance that makes Charlotte an attractive, well-managed city.” Read more at thecharlottepost.comRead More
Howard, in his first term, has brought to the council a thoughtful demeanor and a deep understanding of housing issues and planning, cultivated as an executive at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership and chairman of the Planning Commission. Read more at charlotteobserver.comRead More