Transit Planning
Holiday Schedule

On Monday, December 24, 2012, the Charlotte Area Transit System and the LYNX Blue Line will operate
buses and trains according to its Saturday schedule.  On Tuesday, December 25, 2012, CATS will operate buses and the LYNX Blue Line on its Sunday Schedule. CATS will not operate GoldRush or Express Bus Services on these days. However, the 79X Concord Mill will operate its Saturday Schedule on Christmas Eve.

On Wednesday, December 26, 2012 through Monday, December 31, 2012, CATS will operate buses and trains according to the regular weekday and weekend schedule.  The Gold Rush service will not operate during these days and will return to service on January 2, 2013. The LYNX Blue Line will operate extra service before and after the Belk Bowl, which is scheduled for Thursday, December 27, 2012.

In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Holiday, the CATS Pass Sales and Information Office will be closed on December 24 & 25 and on New Year’s Day.

Orders placed on December 23, will not be mailed or available for pick up until December 26. Orders placed on December 31, will not be mailed or available for pick up until January 2, 2013.

On New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2012, the Charlotte Area Transit System will operate extra LYNX Blue Line service in support of First Night activities. Buses and trains will operate according to their weekday service on that day, with the last departures from the Charlotte Transportation Center at 1:30 a.m. for select bus routes only, and for the LYNX Blue Line.

On New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2012, the Charlotte Area Transit System will operate buses and trains according to its Sunday schedule.