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Learn more about the LYNX Red Line by visiting the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) website or calling 704-336-RIDE (7433). Participate in this project by attending future public meetings and/or asking us to speak at your civic, neighborhood or business group. Stay informed by signing up for NotifyMe. Once registered, select LYNX Red Line to receive public meeting notices, surveys and project updates.
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Charlotte Area Transit System will:
At the conclusion of the study, CATS will present an updated rapid transit vision for the LYNX Red Line (along with other components of the LYNX System Update) to the Metropolitan Transit Commission (MTC; CATS' governing body) for adoption into the 2030 Transit Corridor System Plan.
In 2006, the Metropolitan Transit Commission (MTC) adopted the 2030 Transit Corridor System Plan. CATS is currently in the process of re-imagining various transit lines within this plan. A first step was completed in 2016 with the adoption of the LYNX Silver Line light rail alignment. Next, the LYNX System Update will revisit the rapid transit vision for Charlotte's North corridor.
In the west, the LYNS West Corridor alignment is being revisited. Originally slated for streetcar, CATS will be reevaluating the corridor due to several changes and advancements in the area.
At the conclusion of the study, CATS will present the following to the MTC for adoption into the 2030 Plan: