The local mass transit is operated by the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), with more than 40 routes of express shuttles and bus service in Charlotte and its immediate suburbs in North and South Carolina. Fares are 2.00 and up, depending on which route you are riding, the express routes are more expensive. Seniors and youth ride for 1.00 and under 5 for free. There is also the Gold Rush shuttle for Uptown itself, which is free to ride. The light rail (LYNX) runs from l-485 and South Boulevard at the southern end all the way into the Center City ending at 7th Street Station, the price of a one way pass is $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for seniors and youth and, if you choose, you can ride your bike and place in one of four bike racks situated in the cars of the train.  CATS provides parking lots and a parking decks along the light rail route, outside of Center City, for drivers to leave their vehicles. The Historic Trolley runs during off peak light rail service hours. The accompanying museum is a worthwhile stop too.