Coming Down the Track

The extension of light rail from Center City to UNC Charlotte is scheduled to begin operations in summer 2017, with two stations serving the main campus. To prepare for this transformational event, the University has launched a new informational website. is a campus resource for students, faculty and staff on how the Blue Line Extension will connect the University to Center City and other points along the light rail route. Information about the overall Blue Line Extension, its benefits and updates from CATS is posted on the site; enhancements to the website will occur throughout the next year as new information is finalized.

We recently caught up with campus landscape architect Peter Franz for the inside scoop.

Get a bird’s eye view through a visual helicopter tour of the stops below, courtesy of University City Partners.


(Map of planned Blue Line Extenstion stops.)