- August 2020
Charlotte Litigation Member Tony Lathrop was reappointed to the Department of Transportation Board by Governor Roy Cooper as of August 12. He will serve a four-year term.
- MVA COVID-19 Resource Center, April 2020
In a few short weeks, shuttered doors and emptied streets have become characteristic of even the most robust urban centers of our country. In the face of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, nearly 95% of Americans currently are subject to government issued stay-at-home orders and non-essential businesses remain closed. We have progressed to the point where government and industry are working to develop plans to reopen the economy, but even those plans likely will require at least several more weeks under the current conditions. With the economy essentially grinding to a halt, the transportation sector has been hit hard. It has been said that weathering this pandemic may set transportation back decades if the right actions are not taken to stem the financial impact.
- UNC Charlotte Urban Institute article, May 2019
Charlotte Litigation Member and member of the N.C. Board of Transportation Tony Lathrop was quoted in the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute's article, "Charlotte is 'on the cusp' of its first true regional transit plan," which was published on May 15. The article discusses how the Charlotte region is taking concrete steps towards building a regional transit system that crosses county lines. However, there are many questions remaining and the main question is, "Who will pay?"
- March 2017
Charlotte Member Tony Lathrop was appointed to the Department of Transportation Board by Governor Roy Cooper. He will serve a four-year term.