The LYNX Blue Line (Northeast Corridor) Extension is a 9.3-mile addition to the existing light rail line that will bring service to UNC Charlotte Center City Building and two stops on main campus.
The impact will be significant, requiring infrastructure and service plans. Planning requires Information. That's why a survey has been created to ascertain the commuting habits and interest that students, faculty and staff have in using light rail and buses for travel to and from UNC Charlotte. Information gathered from this survey is crucial for decision making now.
A large sampling of 8,000 students (selected to mirror campus demographics) along with faculty and staff, will soon receive an email with an exclusive link to the survey. When you receive the email with survey URL, it's important that you respond. There are 20 questions and should only take about five minutes to complete. Those who complete the survey will have their names entered into a drawing for an iPad.
The UNC Charlotte Light Rail Ridership and Commuting Survey will launch Tuesday, November 10 and run for two weeks.
When completed in 2017, LYNX Blue Line will run from I-485 in South Charlotte through Uptown, stopping at the UNC Charlotte Center City Building, North Davidson and University areas, CRI Campus and terminating near North Deck.
For more information about the LYNX Blue Line and Blue Line Northeast Corridor Extension see this
The Light Rail Coordinating Committee, a group with campus-wide representation, was first convened last summer by Beth Hardin, Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs and Betty Doster, special Assistant to the Chancellor for Constituent Relations.