Other than a few internal talking points and presentations and fine-tuning a mass email to transit employees explaining the situation, the delayed opening of the $1.2 billion light-rail line to UNC Charlotte played a minor role in emails sent to and from the Charlotte transit CEO in January and February, according to public records provided by city government this week.

John Lewis, head of Charlotte Area Transit System, told City Council during a Feb. 27 presentation that the project — known as…