Proposed changes affect CPCC, Walmart
HUNTERSVILLE – The Charlotte Area Transit System will host an open house to gather input regarding proposed adjustments to North Meck Village Rider routes, which include access to the new Walmart.
Proposed changes involve routes 98 and 99 through Huntersville. If adopted, the service change would be implemented on March 3, 2014. Both routes would continue to provide deviated bus service within 3/4 mile from the proposed bus route.
CATS encourages the public to drop in, ask questions and learn more about the proposed changes anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 5 at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Details: www.ridetransit.org.
Route 98 McCoy Road
Proposed routing for Route 98 McCoy Road includes replacing service to North County Regional Library with service to Central Piedmont Community College Merancas Campus.
The service to CPCC would operate on Statesville Road and Verhoeff Road between the Park and Ride and CPCC. Service between the Park and Ride and the library along Statesville Road would be discontinued. Service in this area would be maintained with routes 77X and 99.
Service between the Park and Ride and McCoy Road via Gilead Road would remain unchanged.
Route 99 Huntersville/CPCC
Proposed routing for Route 99 Huntersville/CPCC includes replacing service along Verhoeff Road with Route 98. Bus stops on Verhoeff Road would be served directly by the proposed adjustments to Route 98.
Service on Statesville Road between Verhoeff and Alexanderana roads would be discontinued.
CPCC would be served indirectly by new bus stops on Old Statesville Road, about a quarter-mile walk from campus.
Service to Bryton Town Center (Walmart) would become part of the regular route via Alexanderana Road and Old Statesville Road. Service to North Mecklenburg High School would be maintained.