Public Service Announcement: Ride CATS To The Bank Of America ROVAL™ 400by Press Release September 25, 2019 0 comments
On Sunday, Sept. 29, CATS (Charlotte Area Transit System) will operate bus service from the LYNX Blue Line J.W. Clay Blvd. Station to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Bank of America ROVAL™ 400.
The bus service will begin the day of the race, starting at 10 a.m., and will operate every 20 minutes until 2 p.m.
Customers can ride from any of 26 light rail stations, beginning at I-485/S. Blvd Station, through Uptown Charlotte to University City. Parking is available at eleven LYNX Blue Line Park and Rides. When arriving at J.W. Clay Blvd. Station, fans are encouraged to exit the station and walk across the street to the parking garage. The bus stop for the Speedway Shuttle is located at the bus bay behind the parking garage. Look for the bus headway sign that reads “Speedway Shuttle.”
Fare for the LYNX Blue Line is $4.40 for a round-trip ticket, which is valid onboard the Speedway Bus Shuttle Service. Tickets can be purchased from self-service vending machines located at each LYNX Station, or from the CATS pass mobile app. Tickets can also be purchased via the CATS website.
Advance ticket purchases can be mailed or picked up at the Charlotte Transportation Center by 4 p.m. on race day.
Customers using the LYNX Blue Line University City Blvd. or J.W. Clay Blvd. parking garages must have a valid day pass or pass of higher value in order to use the park and ride at no charge. Customers without a day pass or pass of higher value will be charged $10 to park in either of these locations.
Passengers may bring small coolers that fit in their laps, but no eating or drinking is permitted on CATS trains or buses. Pick-up and drop-off locations at Charlotte Motor Speedway will be near the track’s entrance.
After the checkered flag, buses will line up and wait for passengers before departing back to J.W. Clay Blvd. Station.
To purchase Bank of America ROVAL™ 400 tickets, fans can call 1-800-455-FANS (3267) or shop online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.
Source: Charlotte Motor Speedway
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