Public transport is comprehensive in Charlotte, including light rail, bus and trolley service. The LYNX Blue Line Light Rail connects southern Charlotte with museums and shopping and entertainment venues in the city centre, operating every day between 5.30am and 1.30am, stopping at 15 stations and costing $2 for adults. The Sprinter Bus services the airport and city centre every day of the week, costing $2 one-way. The Gold Rush trolleys provide free transport through the city centre between 7.34am and 5.23pm on weekdays. The CATS bus service operates more than 40 county-wide fixed bus routes, costing $2. Taxis are also available in Charlotte. Despite all this public transport, many visitors still prefer to hire cars.
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