Terrence takes the bus to work.

Terrence is a college student who lives in Northwest Charlotte and uses CATS to go everywhere he needs to go in Charlotte, and that’s a lot of places. He likes riding CATS because it’s easy, saves him money and it’s good for the environment.

See Route on:

How he does it

1

Terrence walks to the bus stop.

He walks less than a quarter mile to the closest bus stop to his house.

2

Terrence boards Route 1 Mt. Holly Road.

He boards the bus and scans his monthly pass. The trip to the Charlotte Transportation Center (CTC) in Uptown takes about 30 minutes. When riding, Terrence likes to talk with passengers, bus drivers or just relax and play video games.

3

Terrence transfers buses

Once at the CTC, Terrence transfers to the Route 20 Sharon Road for a quick trip to Queens Road and Providence Road.

4

Terrence arrives

When the bus arrives at Queens and Providence, he gets off and walks less than five minutes to work.

PRO TIP

If you’re a college student like Terrence, you may qualify for a discount on CATS passes. Check with your school to find out.

Ready to get started?

Plan a trip

Use the CATS custom trip planner or Google Maps Transit to find a route. You can use the interactive map or pick a time you would like to leave or arrive at your destination.

Get the app

The CATS mobile app provides real-time information on all bus and rail services. Times are derived from GPS devices located on CATS and LYNX vehicles. You can also send complaints, compliments, service requests and get riders alerts.

Get the app

Get route updates

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get route updates, find out about contests and connect with other CATS riders.

Twitter Facebook

See more clean air stories