The Charlotte Post Recaps CATS JCSU CityLYNX Gold Line Streetcar Meeting

The Charlotte Post covered the recent CATS JCSU CityLYNX Gold Line Streetcar Meeting. In preparation for Phase 2 of the popular CityLynx Gold Line, Charlotte Area Transit System officials are meeting neighbors in east and west Charlotte to discuss the project’s progress. A … Continue reading

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CATS Blue Line Extension Upcoming Meetings

The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) extension of the very successful light rail Blue Line is under construction. The new 9.3 mile section is expected to open to riders in 2017. The path of the light rail extension will head … Continue reading

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Charlotte Streetcar Ridership Beats Projections

The Charlotte Observer is reporting that the new streetcar averaged 1,507 passenger weekday trips in July, which exceeds the Charlotte Area Transit System’s estimates. In July 2014, the Gold Rush bus service carried 45,328 passengers. In July 2015, the Gold Rush … Continue reading

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Charlotte Area Transit System – CATS – Has a Vision for East Charlotte

This summer the Charlotte Area Transit System or CATS opened the first modern streetcar line from Time Warner Cable Area to the Elizabeth neighborhood in east Charlotte. This is just the first step in providing additional transit choices to east … Continue reading

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Why Streetcar Matters to East Charlotte

East Charlotte residents are overwhelmingly in support of Charlotte’s 2030 Transit plan especially the build out of the streetcar line to the site of the former Eastland Mall. In her recent Op-Ed Piece for Charlotte Agenda, Erin Chantry, a LEED … Continue reading

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Charlotte City Council Approves $7.7M for Design Work on Second Phase Streetcar

With Phase 1 of the CityLYNX Gold Line Streetcar to open on July 14, 2015, the City of Charlotte is moving forward with the design of the extension of the line known as Phase 2. On Monday night City Council … Continue reading

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CityLYNX Gold Line Grand Opening July 14, 2015

Ribbon Cutting and grand opening of the CityLYNX Gold Line July 14, 2015 Time Warner Cable Arena 333 East Trade Street 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. … Continue reading

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