\Mission, Vision & Pillars
To provide essential mobility solutions that connect communities to opportunity, places, and each other.
To meet the mobility needs of every community member.
To achieve the CATS Vision, the following fundamental pillars have been established to guide development and operation of the regional public transit system:
Ease in which community members can use public transit to travel to places of employment, education centers, medical facilities, or other life necessities..
Environmentally friendly transit options that work to decrease CO2 emissions in the greater Charlotte area and create a healthier community.
Providing accessible and affordable transit solutions that benefit community members of all backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses.
Creating and enforcing safety guidelines that ensure riders, employees and contractors along the CATS system can travel without threats of violence, harm or crime.