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Ribbon Cutting Celebrates the Coming of Light Rail

   February 26, 2018
With only 18 days remaining before the official start of revenue service on the CATS Lynx Blue Line Extension, University leaders, CATS representatives and community leaders participated in a ribbon cutting on Monday, Feb. 26.

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Light Rail Connect Us: Elevator Wraps Generate Buzz

   February 6, 2018
Campus elevator wraps highlight connections with destinations made easily accessible by the advent of light rail.

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Light Rail Service Begins March 16

   January 24, 2018
The LYNX Blue Line Extension will begin revenue service to UNC Charlotte’s campus on March 16. Here are some important reminders as the University counts down to the train’s arrival.

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Chancellor, Students Take a Test Ride

   November 9, 2017
Chancellor Dubois joined several UNC Charlotte students, elected officials and CATS leadership for a preview ride.

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University partnership becoming a national model

   July 13, 2017
As the LYNX Blue Line Extension continues to make its way to campus, UNC Charlotte officials hosted community executives from the city of Tampa Bay to provide insight and information on the leadership role the University played in bringing light rail to campus and northeast Charlotte.

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First Train Arrives on Campus

   June 19, 2017
CATS officials and contractors continue preparations for full operation of the extension, which eventually will bring trains onto campus roughly every seven minutes when functioning at capacity.

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Train Tests Are Underway

   June 6, 2017
Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) has begun testing trains along the route to the UNC Charlotte Main Station.

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Foxx Kicks Off Tour of Light Rail Extension at Campus Station

   October 26, 2016
Dubois, Foxx tour development along the LYNX Blue Line Extension during a stop at the UNC Charlotte Main Station.

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Pedestrian Bridge Near Campus Unique Along Light Rail Line

   August 30, 2016
The pedestrian bridge spanning North Tryon Street is a special feature designed to enhance safety and convenience for UNC Charlotte users of the Blue Line.

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New Website Provides Info in Advance of Light Rail's Arrival

   June 22, 2016
Lightrail.uncc.edu is a campus resource for students, faculty and staff on how the Blue Line Extension will connect the University to Center City and other points along the light rail route to its southern terminus.

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