CATS Alcohol Ads en City Mulls Ads At Light Rail Stations <p></p><p>Perhaps it's hard to believe, but giant billboards on the sides of Charlotte buses and trains only appeared about a year ago when the city started allowing ads on transit vehicles. Now the Charlotte Area Transit System wants to go even further. &nbsp;</p><p>Monday night, CATS will petition city council members for permission to sell advertising on light rail platforms. CATS Spokeswoman Jean Leier says the recession hurt transit funding.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 12:52:34 +0000 Julie Rose 17705 at City Mulls Ads At Light Rail Stations Alcohol Bus Ad Compromise Headed For Vote Wednesday <p>Wednesday night the Metropolitan Transit Commission is scheduled to approve a compromise to its new policy allowing alcohol ads on Charlotte buses. The initial decision brought strong criticism from some members of city council and prompted the commission to take a second look. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 20:30:00 +0000 Julie Rose 14506 at Alcohol Bus Ad Compromise Headed For Vote Wednesday Commission Considers Request To Block CATS Alcohol Ads <p>The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Metropolitan Transit Commission will consider a request to reverse its decision allowing alcohol ads on the sides of buses and trains. Consider, yes.&nbsp; But actually rescind the decision?&nbsp; Not likely.</p><p>“I wouldn’t support changing the position,” says MTC member and Cornelius mayor Jeff Tarte.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 21:43:38 +0000 Marshall Terry 7139 at