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 Routes 48X, 53X, 54X, 77X, 80X

Effective Tuesday, Sept. 4 and Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

Democratic National Convention Detours (DNC)

 

On Tuesday, September 4th and Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 routes 48X, 53X, 54X, 77X, and 80X will detour because of events associated with the DNC. 

Inbound Morning

All morning trips will depart from their inbound bus stops at their regularly scheduled time. All Inbound bus stops for Routes 48X, 53X, 54X, 77X, and 80X prior to accessing I-77 and I-85 will be served. Routes 48X, 53X, 54X, 77X, and 80X will use their regular route to the Gateway Center on West Trade St. The routes willcontinue along West Trade St and turn right on Church St.  All existing inbound West Trade St express bus stops will be in use between the Gateway Center and Church St. De-boarding on Church St is only allowed at the temporary express bus stop between Stonewall St and Hill St.  Passengers may utilize the same bus stops to travel to and from Uptown Charlotte; these bus stops will serve as both the inbound and outbound express bus stops.

Outbound Afternoon

All outbound evening trips will start at the Gateway Center at the scheduled times listed for 4th St & McDowell St. Departing from the Gateway Center on West Trade St, routes 48X, 53X, 54X, 77X, and 80X will continue on West Trade St and turn right on Church St, then continue on Church Street to a right onto I-277 South/John Belk Frwy to resume regular routing. Passengers may utilize the same bus stops to travel to and from Uptown Charlotte; these bus stops will serve as both the inbound and outbound express bus stops. 

Route 77X Mid-day & Evening Trips 

Route 77X mid-day service and evening trips will use the regular route from the Huntersville area to the Gateway Center on West Trade St.  The route will continue on West Trade St, turn right on Graham St, left on 3rd St, to a left on South Mint St. 

From South Mint St, the outbound trips will continue on South Mint St, turn left on West Trade St and resume the regular routing.  Route 77X mid-day and evening trips will use all existing express bus stops on West Trade St between the Gateway Center area and Graham St. Inbound route 77X mid-day and evening trips will not serve bus stops on West Trade St betweenGraham St and South Mint St.