Our Guide to fun on the LYNX Blue Line Extension

Mar 15, 2019 | Uncategorized

LYNX stationThe web is full of articles about having fun along the LYNX Blue Line. In honor of the March 16 first anniversary of our Blue Line Extension, we have compiled a list of articles that will help you explore the LYNX, station by station.


Charlotte Area Transit System Guide To ALL Stations And Park-And-Ride Lots

Each station and parking area listing includes a map, photo, list of features, list of connecting CATS bus routes and description of station art and artists. READ MORE


The 13 Best Places For Light Rail (Dining, Drinking And Fun) In Charlotte

Created by Foursquare.com, which uses location intelligence to build its reports. March 13, 2019. READ MORE



The Idiot’s Guide To Riding The Light Rail

All the basics from buying tickets to getting on and off the train. First published March 2018 and updated Jan. 8, 2019. READ MORE


Navigating The Charlotte Light Rail: Things To Do At Each Stop

The Charlotte Regional Visitors Association maintains this list, which includes must-see places  and “Did You Know?” facts for each station. READ MORE



Best Bets For Stops With Kids Along The LYNX BLE

Charlotte Parent published this guide, which actually includes many places that adults without kids would love, too, including numerous pubs. Published June 26, 2018. READ MORE




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