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New Light Rail Station Coming to Charlotte

A new station will be added to the Lynx Blue Line light rail route in a quickly growing, industrial part of the city.

September 15, 2021 - The Charlotte Observer

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Aerial video of Charlotte’s new light rail line

Take a look from above at Charlotte's LYNX Blue Line extension under construction, stretching 9.3 miles and connecting Center City with UNC Charlotte.

April 19, 2017 - Modern Cities

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Light Rail Opening Next Year, More Lines Proposed—Transit Debates Keep Finding Charlotte

An extension of the Lynx Blue Line is schedule to open to the public on March 31, 2018. Controversy regarding sales taxes have traditionally followed transit projects in the region.

March 12, 2017 - Charlotte Magazine

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Charlotte's LYNX Light Rail: Ten Years Later

How has Charlotte evolved ten years since opening the LYNX Blue Line light rail system?

January 5, 2017 - Modern Cities

Building a 'Slow' Streetcar to 'Speed' Development

A common criticism of streetcars are their relative slow speed combined with high capital and operating costs. Still, streetcars are being constructed in both large in small cities to help incentivize development.

July 6, 2012 - The Naked City

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