There’s good reason to be skeptical about Charlotte’s new Silver Line plans (Charlotte Observer)

Things don’t seem right with the LYNX Silver Line. The Charlotte Area Transit System presented new ridership projections to the City Council’s transportation committee last week, claiming the route that skirts north of uptown would carry more passengers than a route that goes through the city’s center. Sustain Charlotte weighed in on the matter via tweet, which was included in the article:

“We are surprised that this option (which CATS calls the Locally Preferred Alternative) now has a higher ridership projection than it did in June. We, like many others, would like to know what changed in the model.”

Read the Charlotte Observer editorial.