Phase 1 of the CityLYNX Gold Line streetcar opened in 2015 to ridership above projections. The 1.5-mile route from Center City serves the Charlotte Transportation Center, CPCC, and Novant Hospital providing a total of 6 stops while connecting to the LYNX Blue Line light rail. Learn how to ride!
Phase 2 is currently under construction and is expected to open to revenue service Summer 2021.
This phase extends the current streetcar line from the Charlotte Transportation Center west to French Street in the Historic West End and east from Novant Hospital to Sunnyside Avenue in Elizabeth.
11 additional stops
6 modern streetcars
Level-boarding for passengers
Art integration into stop shelters and vehicles
Realignment of Frazier Avenue in West End
Reconstruction of Hawthorne Lane Bridge in Elizabeth
Future phases of the streetcar require additional funding to design and construct.