Red Route Temporary Service Changes due to Holiday Traffic

Due to holiday traffic around Concord Mills, the Red Route will be modified, causing some stops to be closed temporarily.

On Saturday 12/12,  Sunday 12/13, Friday 12/18,  Saturday 12/19, and Saturday 12/26, the following stops will not be serviced:

– CONCORD MILLS BLVD/KRISPY KREME
– CONCORD MILLS BLVD/DERITA RD
– DERITA RD/MCDONALD’S

Passengers can use the following stops:

– THUNDER RD/WALMART
– THUNDER RD/PIT STOP CT
– CONCORD MILLS/AMC THEATERS

The Red Route will take I-85 to Poplar Tent Rd to Derita to Thunder Rd. It will take Thunder Rd. into Concord Mills and leave Concord Mills on Carolina Lily to Derita to Poplar Tent Rd. Shuttle vehicles will still pick up passengers from Hotels at Gateway, Embassy Suites and RCCC.

November 7th, 2019 System Service Changes on Brown and Blue Routes

The following are temporary service changes will be relocated until road construction is complete. Completion date to be determined.

  • Blue Route: Kannapolis Amtrak Station stop will be serviced in the parking lot directly across from Veterans Park.
  • Brown Route: The Kannapolis Amtrak Station stop will be serviced at N. Main St and E 1st. Street, directly in front of Veterans Park.

Please continue to check this website, our Facebook page, or contact Customer Service at 704-920-7433 for information.

July 2018 System Service Change on the Red and Yellow Routes

The following are permanent service changes effective in July 2018:

  • Monday, July 2nd, Red Route: Concord Mills AMC stop will no longer be serviced. The new stop will be at Entrance 7, close to Sea Life. (Connection with CATS Route 54.)
  • Monday, July 23rd, Yellow Route:  A new stop will be serviced at the new Amazon Distribution Facility in Kannapolis on Barr Road.

March 19th, 2018 System Service Changes on Red, Brown, Yellow, Purple, and CCX Routes

The following are permanent service changes effective March 19th, 2018:

  • CCX Route: Daily service will begin on the CCX Route.
  • Red Route: Concord Mills Loop Road stop and Concord Mills Entrance 5 stop will no longer be serviced. The new stop will be at the west end of the mall, at Concord Mills AMC Theaters. (Connection with CATS Route 54.)
  • Red Route: New stop will be serviced at Derita Road and McDonald’s.
  • Brown Route: The Kannapolis Highway at ESC stops and Kannapolis Highway at DMV stop will not be serviced until road construction is complete. Completion date to be determined.
  • Brown Route: The East 1st Street at Research Center Drive stop and Oak Avenue at West B Street stop will no longer be serviced due to construction.
  • Yellow Route: New stops will be serviced at International Drive at Republic Court and International Drive at ABC Operations Center.
  • Purple Route: Service to The Village/Big Lots stop will switch from the Purple Route to the new CCX Route. The stop location will shift one parking lot island to the north, directly behind Advance Auto Parts.

Rider Transit Will Remain Closed Until 11:30am, January 18th, 2018 Service Due to Weather (All Routes)

Rider Transit will remain closed until 11:30am on Thursday, January 18th due to unsafe, icy roadway conditions. Staff will will reassess the road conditions Thursday morning and provide any further updates, if needed, by 11am. Please continue to check this website, our Facebook page, or the Customer Service message at 704-920-7433 for current information.

Rider Transit Will Remain CLOSED today, January 18th, 2018 Service Due to Weather (All Routes)

Rider Transit will remain closed today, Thursday, January 18th, 2018, due to unsafe, icy roadway conditions. Staff will will reassess the road conditions Friday morning and provide any further updates. Please continue to check this website, our Facebook page, or the Customer Service message at 704-920-7433 for current information.  We are sorry for the inconvenience.