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Hotsauce

Charlotte people....What's the latest news on the light rail?

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Hotsauce    3,593

I lived in Charlotte when they first opened the light rail....this was many years ago....

I was pretty pumped when it opened, even though I didn't live uptown.

Have they expanded?

Where are they expanding?

Is it being ran well?

Pray to God it doesn't become MARTA

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Jase    12,312

Next leg is extending the current line to university. Work begins this year, I believe.

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pstall    5,759

Works fine and meets the need. I hope it doesn't become marta either.

Rare if not impossible trivia. I rode both lynx and marta on their inagural openings.

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Chimera    3,446

Well construction started in Feb 2005 and 8 years later there are 9.6 miles of operational light rail.

Yeah I don't think we have to worry about it being MARTA in our lifetimes. Our great-great-great grandchildren may see that.

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