Keeping the rail trail clean

Today I happened upon this professional photo shoot and I took a quick snap with my iPhone. It appears the goal was to advocate for efforts to keep the Charlotte Rail Trail clean.

Notice the perfect timing with the train entering the station.

This photo was taken at the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and the light rail. The station is called the 3rd Street / Convention Center station.

bicycles and more bicycles

Charlotte has been invaded. There are bicycles everywhere (smile).

There are several companies providing the bicycles. A few of the companies are: lime bike, spin, and ofo.

Apparently the concept is “dockless bike shares” and you leave them wherever you complete your ride.

We have not ridden them however it is impossible to stroll in Uptown and not notice them. There are several per block. And when we venture outside of Uptown we see them in the South End, in Mid-town, Dilworth, and I’m assume many other locations.

bicycles found in your city

Theme Day is bicycles found in your city.  Our city is Charlotte It is theme day … bicycles found in your city … and our contribution presents the idea that sometimes the best thing about a bicycles is where it takes you. In this case the Dandelion Market in Uptown Charlotte. Connie and I often enjoy wine and appetizers at the Dandelion bar on quite Sunday afternoons … Follow this link for interpretations, of the bicycle theme, from around the world.

This photo was taken at 118 West 5th Street in Uptown Charlotte. Following is a link the Dandelion Market website.

Tesla

Tesla is my dream car. Maybe in 2017, when the Telsa model III is releases, we will buy one of these. I understand they are targeting a more affordable price point. My daughter says I will not be happy with an “affordable” Tesla given the luxury will be missing. But mainly I’m interested in the plugin technology. So I’m holding off to buy our next car until 2017.

As for the photo. I like the reflection and the Tesla logo. This photo was taken in Uptown Charlotte near 550 South Tryon Street. The reflection shows the Duke Energy Center which we have shared photos of before.