LYNX Blue Line Construction Work – Line Cut
Effective November 14-15, 2015
Attn: LYNX Customers
During the weekend of November 14-15, construction work near the LYNX Blue Line will result in a line cut for LYNX service. During this time, the LYNX Blue Line will only operate between the I-485/S.Blvd. Station and the Scaleybark Station. Service to stations beyond Scaleybark, from New Bern to the CTC/Arena Stations, will be accessible via CATS bus service. Each affected station will have signage directing you to the nearest bus stop. Look for the bus stop that says “LYNX Connector”. When the bus approaches, the headway sign will say “LYNX Connector”.
On Saturday, November 14th, from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm, the LYNX Connector buses will detour for the Thunder Road race. At New Bern Station, customers needing service to Uptown should board at Burger King on South Blvd. Customers at New Bern Station needing service to Scaleybark Station can catch the LYNX Connector on South Blvd. in front of the Pepsi plant. At the East/West Station, customers needing service to Uptown can catch the LYNX Connector at the corner of East/West Blvd. near the Shell Station. Customers at East/West Station needing service to Scaleybark can board at Rite-Aid on the South Blvd. side. At Carson St. Station, customers needing service to Uptown should go to the bus shelter on South Blvd. at Carson Street. Customers seeking service from Carson Station to Scaleybark can catch the LYNX Connector at the west corner of Carson & South Blvd..
Customers in Uptown can access the LYNX Connector at Bay V located on the Brevard Street side of the Charlotte TransportationCenter. Other stations in Uptown, including 7th Street Station, will not be served by the LYNX Connector.Regular local fare will be required and, as always, serves as a transfer. Tickets can be purchased at the open LYNX stations from theticket vending machines. If you are paying for your ride on the bus, you will need cash and have exact change. The bus driver cannotmake change and the fareboxes do not accept credit cards.
The LYNX Blue Line is expected to return to its regular schedule Monday morning. Construction work is weather dependent; call 704-336-RIDE (7433) or check CATS webpage at www.ridetransit.org for updates.