RNC Detours: LYNX Blue Line


Rider's Alert

Route:  LYNX Blue Line

Effective: Sunday, August 23rd, 2020 – Monday, August 24th, 2020


Due to the Republican National Convention (RNC), the LYNX Blue Line will not be operating service between Carson Station and 7th Street Station beginning Sunday, August 23rd, 2020 through Monday, August 24th, 2020. During this time, CATS will continue to operate on a modified schedule implemented on June 8th, 2020. 

Riders who wish to continue their trip to Uptown from 7th St. or Carson Stations will disembark the train and will continue onto the bus bridge.

The LYNX Connector stops for each of the LYNX Stations will be at the following locations:

LYNX Blue Line StationBus Stop to UNC CLT Main StationBus Stop to I-485/S. Blvd. Station
Carson StationBus stop on Carson before railroad crossingBus stop on Carson before railroad crossing
Stonewall StationTemporary stop at Caldwell St and Stonewall St (heading North; across from NASCAR)Temporary stop at Caldwell St and Stonewall St (heading South; in front of NASCAR)
3rd St. Station

Temporary stop at the Caldwell St and 3rd St intersection

Bus stop on 3rd St. near rail crossing bridge (across from rail elevator

CTC/Arena StationBay V at transit centerBay V at transit center
7th St. StationCollege St and 7th St (in front of First United Presbyterian Church) Brevard St and 7th St in front of ImaginOn Theater


Here's a map of the LYNX Connector stop locations: 

Regular LYNX Blue Line service will remain between the I-485 Station & Carson Station and again from the 7th St. Station to UNC Charlotte Main Station.

For more information, please call CATS Customer Service at 704-336-RIDE (7433) or telltransit@charlottenc.gov. Please check CATS Twitter or Facebook for additional updates.