Sanford Skypes With Transit Advocates, N. Charleston Organizing Sat.

Congressman Mark Sanford reached out to activists at our April 23rd. demonstration against his bill to end federal funding for public transit in a Skype videocall from his office in Washington.  In an intense, but cordial 20 minute exchange five activists discussed the importance of public transit to the people and economy of the Lowcountry. Congressman […]

Stand Up 4 Lowcountry Public Transit- #SU4T

Please see our existing pages on efforts to preserve and improve Lowcountry Public Transit. Regional Rapid Transit for the SC Lowcountry There is an effort to build a functional, efficient regional rapid transit system linking Summerville, Berkeley County, North Charleston and Charleston currently being coordinated by the Berkely, Charleston Dorchester Council of Government in which Best […]

Summerville to Charleston by Transit in 30 Minutes by 2022

Summerville to Charleston in 30 minutes by 2022 is the goal Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit proposes for regional rapid transit in the busy week of meetings now under way around Charleston, SC. This week transit advocates will attend meetings, ride bused, organize and hold a Thursday demonstration at the office of Congressman Mark Sanford […]

East Cooper Residents Encouraged to Attend April 20 Rapid Transit Planning Meeting

Mount Pleasant, SC (April 15, 2015) – Citizens from Mount Pleasant and the East Cooper Region can help bring better transit and less traffic congestion to their communities by attending the April 20-21 ALT I26 meetings on bringing regional rapid transit to the Lowcountry being held by the Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester Council of Governments. The […]

Stop Sanford’s Anti Public Transit Bill

From Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit-  Local opposition is being organized now to stop Congressman Mark Sanford’s  bill in the US Congress to eliminate all federal support for public transit. Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit has been in contact with his office since he was elected about the transit issue, dropping off information on local initiatives […]