Earn FREE LYNX Ride with the CATS Pass App


Earn FREE LYNX Ride with the CATS Pass App

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Want to know how YOU can earn a free one-way pass on the LYNX Blue Line? You can in three easy steps!

  1. Download the CATS Pass mobile app. You can download the mobile app to an iPhone or Android mobile phone and use it to purchase LYNX passes.
  2. Visit the Charlotte Transportation Center, located at 310 E. Trade Street, and load your Cash Wallet with at least $10 cash at customer service. You can use the funds in your Cash Wallet to purchase LYNX passes within the app.
  3. A free one-way LYNX pass will appear in your ticket wallet on the CATS Pass mobile app within 24-hours after you load your Cash Wallet. You free one-way ticket will read "OWP" for One Way Promo.  This is the ticket you can use for your free one-way ride.

The promotion runs through Jan. 31, 2018, so make sure to visit the CTC or you'll miss out! The free ride mobile ticket must be used by March 31, 2018.

Tickets can be used on bus or light rail.  Just remember to activate your ticket before boarding and show it to the bus operator or fare inspector.