Spoleto Sans Auto- Park Pleasantly Play Downtown

The Spoleto Season is a great opportunity for East Cooper Residents and Visitors to our area to enjoy the massive art festivals downtown, but a bad time to find a parking space.  Fortunately, CARTA public transit makes “Spoleto Sans Auto” possible, allowing you to park Pleasantly in Mount Pleasant and ride downtown on two CARTA […]

CARTA Committee to Propose Bus Route Cuts June. 3

The CARTA Route Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 3rd. at 9 am in the Lonnie Hamilton County Services Building in N. Charleston at 4045 Bridge View Dr (Leeds Ave), North Charleston, SC 29405 to consider a consultant’s report on which routes will be “adjusted” for greater efficiency. It’s expected that several routes will […]

Help Tell United Cities Zulus “Our Story” on June 27

Hungryneck Straphangers & Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit will be participating in a community empowerment cultural Event called “Our Story” on Saturday, June 27th at the historic Jenkins Institute. “Our Story will celebrate Black Music Month, Juneteenth. Supporters include sponsor United Cities Zulus, a South Carolina Charter of Universal Zulu Nation along with Queen Quet, […]

Where Does Sanford & Congress Stand on Lowcountry Transit?

Note- We’re informed that Congress will likely pass a sixty day extension for funding public transit due to run out on August 1, 2015. The bill passed the house on May 19 and was headed to the Senate and, if passed there, to the President for his signature as this was posted. Best Friends of […]

Mary Bowers Lowcountry Stand Up 4 Transit on May 20

On Wednesday, May 20, Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit will hold Operation Mary Bowers 520 to call on the supporters of transit in the Lowcountry to join a final push to persuade Mark Sanford and other members of our congressional delegation in the US House and Senate to support public transit in legislation now before […]

Volvo Car Plant Needs Public Transit

Charleston, SC- Volvo can bring prosperity and jobs to Berkeley County, but without a regional rapid transit system to move people to and from the new plant and the surrounding development, the Lowcountry will be building cars which end up standing still on our gridlocked roads. It’s deeply ironic that the Lowcountry’s booming economy may […]