The Bland Street station is a rail station for both the LYNX Blue Line and the historic Charlotte Trolley in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.A.. The station officially opened for service on Saturday, November 24, 2007, and as part of its opening celebration fares were not collected. Regular service with fare collection commenced on Monday, November 26, 2007.
Although this is known as the Bland Street station, it is actually located about one block to the south of Bland at Rensselaer Avenue between Camden Road and South Boulevard. It has side platforms, which sit on either side of the tracks.
Notable places nearby
Connections to other transit routes
- CATS route #10—West Boulevard
- CATS route #16—South Tryon
As part of the CATS Art in Transit program, Bland Street features several pieces intended to provide a better overall aesthetic for the station. The works include bas-reliefs
by Alice Adams, drinking fountain
basins designed to look like dogwoods
, the North Carolina state flower, by Nancy Blum, rose motifs on both the pavers and shelters by Leticia Huerta, river stone benches by Hoss Haley and track fencing featuring pin oak
leaves by Shaun Cassidy.