Tag: Charlotte Area Transit System

Light rail opening postponed

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Light rail opening postponed

The Lynx Blue Line Extension that will connect uptown Charlotte to campusĀ has been delayed to March 2018, at the latest. The original opening was planned for August 2017. Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) made the announcement Monday, saying that the delay was due to construction coordination challenges but that theĀ $1.16 billion project would still remain […]

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Campus community to receive new ID cards starting Monday

| January 31, 2017 | 1 Comment
Campus community to receive new ID cards starting Monday

New 49er ID cards will be distributed to all faculty, staff and students starting Monday on the first floor of the Student Union. The new cards will ensure stronger security through contactless technology. The magnetic stripe on the back of the current cards will be replaced by a radio-frequency identification (RFID) chip which will allow […]

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Construction on North Tryon brings changes to Route 11U

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Construction on North Tryon brings changes to Route 11U

Over the past several weeks there has been a noticeable absence at the East Deck bus depot. Since Oct. 15, the most popular route in the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), Route 11U, has discontinued its service to East Deck. According to Krystal Green, public relations manager at CATS, Route 11U has been restructured due […]

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New app allows Campus Shuttle and SafeRide tracking

| September 6, 2013 | 1 Comment
New app allows Campus Shuttle and SafeRide tracking

Charlotte Area Transit System, commonly known as CATS, has released a mobile app called “UNCC NextRide” which provides users a real time transit feed for Campus Shuttle buses and SafeRide evening safety transport. NextRide provides the tracking on a map with arrival predictions, schedules and service alerts. Routes, schedules, arrivals and bus movement can be […]

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