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CATS Public Meeting Notice

My apologies for not getting this out earlier but please note there is a public meeting tonight from 6pm-7:30pm at the South Boulevard Light Rail Facility to provide information and receive feedback on the Blue Line Capacity Expansion Project . The project will lengthen a couple platforms to accommodate three-car trains as well as the … Continue reading

LYNX Blue Line Stations Temporarily Closed during Weekend Construction

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Judy Dellert-O’Keef, 704-432-0477   LYNX BLUE LINE STATIONS Temporarily CLOSED DURING WEEKEND CONSTRUCTION   Charlotte, NC, February 21, 2013 ¾ The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) is adjusting the LYNX Blue Line light rail service over several weekends to accommodate construction work near the New Bern Station. Beginning this weekend, February 23 … Continue reading

Light Rail Beer Crawl Recap from Charlotte Beer Blog

It’s not every day you walk into a brewery and see a dog, sitting in a chair with a beer but that seemed about right for the start of the first South End Light Rail Beer Crawl. It was a huge success and thank you to everyone that attended! A complete recap from Charlotte Beer … Continue reading

South End is Growing….Part 2

Some of you may recall a previous post about new development happening in South End around the South Blvd and Remount areas titled South End is Growing. I want to continue that tour north in South End but first a few figures. We are anticipating 1872 new units and the current construction reflects a conservative … Continue reading

Triple C Brewing Grand Opening Today

Today is the day! The grand opening for Triple C Brewing Company is today from 2-9pm. The beer is great. The space is terrific and they will have the Tin Kitchen Food Truck onsite. Triple C is located at 2900 Griffith Street, CTL 28203 and is a short walk from the New Bern Light Rail … Continue reading

CTC and Light Rail Changes for DNC

The Charlotte Transit Center (CTC) will temporarily relocate to the corners of Third and South Mint Streets from September 3rd through 5th, 2012. During that time, bus routes that normally service the transit center will be re-routed to the temporary transit center. To see how your route will be adjusted during the DNC click here. … Continue reading

Temporary Closure of A Portion of LYNX Rail Trail

Temporary Closure of A Portion of LYNX Multi-Use Trail Staff Resource:            Tina Votaw, CATS, 704.432.3013 or tvotaw@charlottenc.gov                                     Ashton Watson, CDOT, 704.432.4638 or abwatson@charlottenc.gov A portion of the City’s multi-use trail, between Remount Road to just south of Tremont Avenue that parallels the LYNX Blue Line, will be closed for approximately four (4) weeks beginning in … Continue reading

South End in US Airways Magazine, Best Urban Trails

The April edition of US Airways Magazine highlights 6 of the “Best Urban Trails” in the US and South End’s Rail Trail made this list! The trail runs from the New Bern LYNX stop up past the 7th Street stop in Uptown, which makes up about 3.3 miles of pedestrian and bike friendly trail along the LYNX. South … Continue reading