LYNX Silver Line

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What is the LYNX Silver Line?

The LYNX Silver Line is a proposed 29-mile, 29 station light rail alignment, also called a Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA), from the City of Belmont in Gaston County, through Center City Charlotte and the Town of Matthews, into Union County. Key connections include:

  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport

  • Bank of America Stadium

  • Truist Field

  • Charlotte Gateway District

  • CityLYNX Gold Line Streetcar

  • LYNX Blue Line Light Rail

  • Bojangles Coliseum

  • Ovens Auditorium

  • Novant Uptown and Matthews hospitals

  • Town of Matthews

  • Sportsplex

  • CPCC Central and Levine campuses

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LYNX Silver Line Project Status

In January 2020, CATS began refining the LYNX Silver Line LPA to maximize benefits and minimize risks. CATS considered many factors during the refinement process, including:

  • Design and operations

  • Connectivity

  • Development opportunities

  • Cost

  • Environmental constraints

  • Feedback from the public, resource agencies, and other key stakeholders.

Download the LYNX Silver Line toolkit with shareable project materials.

Current Project Materials:

  • LYNX Silver Line Frequently Asked Questions Spring 2021 (Coming Soon)

 Early Scoping Fall 2020 Online Open House

Archived Project Materials:

Public Meetings:



Online Open House

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Charlotte Area Transit System
C/O Juliann Sheldon,
600 E. 4th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202