Bus ridership is tumbling in Charlotte. Can a new CATS plan bring people back?

(By Steve Harrison, The Charlotte Observer)

Shannon Binns is the executive director of Sustain Charlotte, a nonprofit that advocates for alternatives to driving, including walking, biking and transit use.

Binns said he believes CATS will redesign the bus system to funnel passengers to the light-rail line, which will cover roughly 20 miles when the extension opens in March.

Binns said he also wants CATS to increase the frequencies on some bus routes.

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