LYNX Blue Line Extension Opening

CATS
3/14/2018

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LYNX Blue Line Extension Opening

Date:  March 14, 2018
 
The big day is almost here!  CATS’ is very excited to launch the opening of the LYNX Blue Line Extension on Friday, March 16th.  Official ribbon cutting ceremonies will occur at UNC Charlotte Main Station at 10 a.m., 36th Street Station at 10:27 a.m. and 9th Street Station at 10:35 a.m.  Customers can begin riding from UNC Charlotte Main Station to Uptown beginning with the 10:21 a.m. trip from UNC Charlotte.  Service from I-485/South Boulevard Station to stations beyond 7th Street will begin with the 9:45 a.m. trip from I-485.
 
A valid pass or ticket is required to ride on opening day and throughout the weekend.  We encourage you to purchase your ticket in advance via the CATS Pass Mobile Payment app or online at ridetransit.org.
 
On March 17th and March 18th, the CATS Customer Service Call Center and Pass Sales Information office, will have extended hours to assist customers. Hours for this weekend will be 7a.m.-7p.m.  Customer service will resume regular business hours on Monday, March 19th.  On Monday March 19th, CATS will undergo a significant service change, impacting several routes in North and Northwest Charlotte. Please visit ridetransit.org/blelaunch for the new LYNX Blue Line schedule, bus rail integration plan, and other information you’ll need for your commute.