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CATS to provide free direct service for vaccine appointments at Bojangles' Coliseum

CATS will provide two direct bus routes; one from the Charlotte Transportation Center (CTC) and one from Eastland Community Transit Center.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Starting Wednesday, Feb. 3, Charlotte Area Transit System will provide direct bus service to Bojangles Coliseum for community members to access their scheduled COVID-19 vaccine appointments. 

CATS will provide two direct bus routes; one from the Charlotte Transportation Center (CTC) and one from Eastland Community Transit Center.

Service will operate Monday through Saturday starting at 7:30 p.m. Each day, the last direct trip to Bojangles Coliseum will depart the transit centers at 4:30 p.m.

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At the CTC, riders should board in Bay K. At Eastland, riders should locate the same bus bay as Route 221. Buses providing service to the vaccine center will have a corresponding headway sign.

Both routes will serve two bus stop locations at Bojangles Coliseum. Upon arrival, passengers should deboard the vehicle at the appropriate bus stop.

  • Stop 1: Passengers receiving their first vaccine shot
  • Stop 2: Passengers receiving their second vaccine shot


For questions or concerns, community members can speak to CATS Customer Service at 704-336-7433(RIDE).

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