Charlotte's Light Rail Extension Faces Decade of Delay

Plans to expand Charlotte's CATS light rail system to a nearby university could be delayed by a decade or more.
May 27, 2010, 5am PDT | Nate Berg
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The agency doesn't have enough money to fund the extension of the line, so it may have to do only part of the work on the planned line.

"CATS said Monday night it could extend the light-rail line to its planned Sugar Creek station, and then wait until it has enough money to finish the project, which is projected to cost more than $1 billion.

Getting light rail to UNC Charlotte - considered critical to the project - could be pushed back until the next decade or beyond."

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Published on Monday, May 24, 2010 in The Charlotte Observer
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