Well, Charlotte's LYNX Light Rail line opened at 10 a.m. this morning. I'm glad to see that Christmas has come early for citizens of the North Carolina city.
The first line, the Blue Line, travels 9.6 miles from Downtown Charlotte to the 485 Beltway. Future extensions will bring the system to a total of almost 20 miles by 2013 and will also add commuter rail, bus rapid transit, and streetcars to the city's transit system.
Good Luck, Charlotte.