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Year in review

| May 1, 2018
Year in review

Exam week is right around the corner and another year at UNC Charlotte is coming to a close. Take a break from studying to look back at the top stories of the 2017-18 year.   Light rail opens Five years after plans for the project were announced, the light rail took off from UNC Charlotte […]

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Federal government partners with Charlotte to fund lightrail

| July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Federal government partners with Charlotte to fund lightrail

At the ground breaking of the LYNX Blueline extension on Thursday, Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff talked about how “this project is all about partnership.” “The Federal Transit Administration, the State of North Carolina and the business community are instrumental partners as we work to complete the vision of connection the region with rapid transit […]

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Officials break ground on lightrail construction

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Officials break ground on lightrail construction

This morning at 10 a.m., media and community members alike gathered at the 9th St. station to celebrate the groundbreaking of the LYNX Blue Line lightrail extension. The project has been ongoing since 1994, according to Governor Pat McCrory, and will be open for transit beginning in 2017. McCrory stated that the lightrail is “completion […]

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