CityLYNX Gold Line’s 2nd anniversary

Early morning riders on the CityLYNX Gold Line streetcar along Elizabeth Avenue, Thursday, June 22, 2017. The CityLYNX Gold Line is a 10-mile streetcar system that is an integral part of the 2030 Transit Plan and is being constructed in phases.
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Early morning riders on the CityLYNX Gold Line streetcar along Elizabeth Avenue, Thursday, June 22, 2017. The CityLYNX Gold Line is a 10-mile streetcar system that is an integral part of the 2030 Transit Plan and is being constructed in phases.

Ely Portillo covers local and state government for the Charlotte Observer, where he has previously written about growth, crime, the airport and a five-legged puppy. He grew up in Maryland and attended Harvard University.