The CityLYNX Gold Line is Here! Watch the Safety Podcast to Earn a Free T-Shirt!

The CityLYNX Gold Line, Charlotte’s new rail service (trolley car) is now servicing CPCC’s Central Campus! The Gold Line is a free service; therefore, students do not need a ticket to rideIt runs every 15 to 20 minutes from Time CityLYNX is HEre!Warner Cable Arena to Novant Presbyterian Medical Center, along Elizabeth Avenue.

Operating Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday: 6 a.m. to midnight
Saturday: 8 a.m. to midnight
Sunday:  9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

When on or around the rail vehicle, please remember the following:

•   Park only in designated spaces. Even if just for a few minutes, do not park your car on Elizabeth Avenue if there is not an official parking space.

•   Your entire vehicle, including mirrors, must be within the solid white parking lines. Incorrectly parked cars will be subject to a citation and towing.

•   Cyclists should cross the tracks at a 90 degree angle to avoid getting wheels stuck or crashing.

•   Cross only at designated crosswalks.

•   Do not cross in front of a streetcar. Even if the streetcar is stopped. Wait for the streetcar to pass before you cross.

•   Watch your heels. Step over the tracks to avoid catching your shoe in the track gap.

Your safety is our #1 priority. Use the information above or watch the City of Charlotte’s online safety podcast (and earn a FREE T-shirt!) to stay safe on and around the streetcar system. For more safety information, please visit: http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/cats/lynx/Pages/rail-safety.aspx

 

The CityLYNX Gold Line is Coming July 14

CityLYNX Streetcar

The CityLYNX Gold Line, Charlotte’s new rail service is opens today, July 14, at 1 p.m.! The Gold Line is a free service, so you do not need a ticket to ride. It runs every 15 to 20 minutes from Time Warner Cable Arena to Novant Presbyterian Medical Center.

Operating Hours:

Monday – Thursday: ​6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
​Friday: 6 a.m. to midnight
​Saturday: ​8 a.m. to midnight
Sunday: ​ ​9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

When on or around the rail vehicle, please remember the following:

  • Park only in designated spaces. Even if just for a few minutes, do not park your car on Elizabeth Avenue if there is not an official parking space.
  • Your entire vehicle, including mirrors, must be within the solid white parking lines. Incorrectly parked cars will be subject to a citation and towing.
  • Cyclists should cross the tracks at a 90 degree angle to avoid getting wheels stuck or crashing.
  • Cross only at designated crosswalks.
  • Do not cross in front of a streetcar. Even if the streetcar is stopped. Wait for the streetcar to pass before you cross.
  • Watch your heels. Step over the tracks to avoid catching your shoe in the track gap.

For more safety information, please visit: http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/cats/lynx/Pages/rail-safety.aspx

Do Not Be Alarmed

The City of Charlotte is conducting an emergency training exercise on the CityLYNX Gold Line on Sunday, May 3 at the intersection of Elizabeth Ave. and Hawthorne Lane from 6 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Construction

Several City of Charlotte department are working with local and federal agencies to prepare for a real emergency. You may see several emergency vehicles and staff. This is a part of the training exercise. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience.