The Charlotte Area Transit System told the federal government it’s withdrawing from a plan to expand the light-rail line so it can handle three-car trains.
The Charlotte Area Transit System told the federal government it’s withdrawing from a plan to expand the light-rail line so it can handle three-car trains. Steve Harrison sharrison@charlotteobserver.com
The Charlotte Area Transit System told the federal government it’s withdrawing from a plan to expand the light-rail line so it can handle three-car trains. Steve Harrison sharrison@charlotteobserver.com

CATS hoped to ease crowds on light rail trains. Those plans will wait eight years.

March 17, 2017 06:40 PM

UPDATED March 17, 2017 06:46 PM

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