CATS set to begin testing Gold Line streetcars

The initial testing will be done at night, starting Feb. 9.
By Glenn Burkins | February 9, 2021

Gold Line extension set to open in early 2021

The Phase 2 project will add 2.5 miles (and 11 stops) to the 1.5-mile route that opened in 2015.
By Glenn Burkins | December 7, 2020

Police: CATS driver charged in fatal hit and run after man was struck by bus

Police investigators say the 58-year-old victim was struck by a CATS bus on N. Tryon Street and died at the scene.
By Glenn Burkins | May 27, 2020

CATS will end free rides, expand some light-rail and bus schedules

CATS customers have been riding for free since March 25 to allow for social distancing. Starting June 8, fares will be required.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 22, 2020

Asked & Answered: When will the Beatties Ford Road streetcar project be finished?

For answers, we turned to the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), which is overseeing the work and will operate the streetcar.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 17, 2020

In uptown Charlotte, a special lane for buses, bikes and scooters

The lane is part of pilot program to improve traffic flow and bicycle safety in uptown Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | December 16, 2019

CATS gives free rides on holiday buses

Charlotte Area Transit System is providing free rides to passengers on its holiday buses Dec. 9-31.
By QCity Metro Staff | December 6, 2019

LYNX Blue line closed for maintenance Oct. 19-20

To mitigate the effects of the closures, CATS will provide bus service in place of rail service.
By QCity Metro Staff | October 4, 2019

Wow! What a Week (Jan. 7-12)

Wolff stands by his book. The CATS Blue Line extension will soon be running. And Oprah wows them at the Golden Globes. It's all part of the week that was.
By Gerald Terrell Jr. | January 12, 2018

CATS to introduce new ‘smart cards’

The City Council on Monday approved spending $7.7 million on a new fare box system for buses to replace ones that are nearly 20 years old and often break down.
By By Steve Harrision, The Charlotte Observer | March 29, 2016