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Old November 20th, 2015, 03:44 AM   #101
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Using part of an airport infield for the rails going to a rail yard is kind of a clever idea.
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Old November 20th, 2015, 06:00 AM   #102
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So the Light Rail trains will be stored there or the future commuter rail trains?
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Old November 20th, 2015, 03:17 PM   #103
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So the Light Rail trains will be stored there or the future commuter rail trains?
This is a N/S yard. Info below
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http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/A...FastFacts.aspx
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Old November 21st, 2015, 02:52 AM   #104
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In addition to how that source describes it as being relocated for traffic and pollution reduction, the old yard was also in the way of the blue extension north perhaps?
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 12:46 AM   #105
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The North Blue line will store the LRT cars there over night at the old N/S yard.
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Old December 23rd, 2015, 12:22 AM   #106
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Construction at Parkwood Station on northern light-rail extension


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Old December 23rd, 2015, 01:36 AM   #107
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That line seems to be taking forever to build.
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Old January 5th, 2016, 05:54 AM   #108
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Third Quarter 2015 Daily Ridership numbers for Charlotte

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Charlotte / Lynx LRT - 17,600 (2015) : 0.65%
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Charlotte / Lynx - 62,400 (2015) : -7.52%
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Blue Line extension construction update



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Construction of underpass at North Tryon Street on Blue Line extension



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Old April 2nd, 2016, 06:16 AM   #111
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4th Quarter 2015 Daily Ridership numbers for Charlotte

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Charlotte / Lynx LRT - 16,700 (2015) : 3.57%
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Charlotte / Lynx - 62,500 (2015) : -7.86%
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Old May 21st, 2016, 08:21 AM   #112
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I'm sorry, but those are pathetic numbers even for a Sunbelt city.
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Tunnel under construction - light rail extension


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Old July 10th, 2016, 05:03 AM   #114
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1st Quarter 2016 Daily Ridership numbers for Charlotte

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Charlotte / Lynx LRT - 14,700 (2015) : 0.91%
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Charlotte / Lynx - 61,000 (2015) : -4.51%
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Airport, Streetcar Expansion Among Highlights For City Council Meeting

New gates at the Charlotte airport, gear for CMPD and streetcars for the Gold Line are on the agenda at Monday's city council meeting[...]
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Old September 15th, 2016, 05:22 AM   #116
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CATS unveils new route for Silver Line along Independence Boulevard

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Old September 17th, 2016, 07:19 AM   #117
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Oh this is nice, would be better if they extended it trough the urban core and intsead of the Gold line airport extension, use this future silver line.
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This is what the future light-rail to Matthews could look like (RENDERINGS)

Though still a vision of the future, the plan for linking commuters in Charlotte and Matthews via light rail is taking shape[...]
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video shows construction of Sugar Creek station on the northside light-rail extension

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Old September 22nd, 2016, 07:38 AM   #120
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Heavy damage to a public bus during urban unrest



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