Construction for the CityLYNX Gold Line - Phase 1 began in December 2012. This phase will provide a 1.5-mile route from the Charlotte Transportation Center on Trade Street to Novant Hospital at Hawthorne Lane and Fifth Street.
• The 1.5-mile alignment will have six stops, including a connection to the LYNX Blue Line and will begin service
• The estimated cost of Phase 1 is $37 million.
In July 2010, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded the City of Charlotte $24.99 million from the Urban Circulator Grant to construct the first operational segment of the project. The remaining $12 million will come from City funds including a Pay-As-You-Go and debt service.
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