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CATS bus schedule cuts target the busiest routes. Low-ridership routes are spared. | WFAE 90.7

At Charlotte’s main bus station uptown this week, two Charlotte Area Transit System employees were passing out flyers, trying to get the word out: Big schedule changes are coming to the bus system. They met with passengers, telling them that a bus that once arrived every 15 minutes may now show up every 20 or …

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Getting off the bus: How Charlotte Transit lost 75% of its passengers in less than a decade | WFAE 90.7

One afternoon in June, a Charlotte Area Transit System bus driver for route 290 in Davidson saw something unusual: A passenger. “You will probably be the first person I have picked up — ever,” he said laughing. “You will be the first person I have picked up I’m not gonna lie.” The driver was exaggerating …

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CATS approves new bus schedule amid delays, driver shortage

Two CATS buses leave the Charlotte Transportation Center on East Trade Street in Charlotte, NC, Tuesday, July 12, 2022. CATS is currently facing a bus driver shortage which has been affecting commuters. Alex Slott alslitz@charlotteobserver.com Riders will notice some changes to their CATS bus and rail service next month as city transportation officials make an …

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