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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Move Towards Better Transit in April 2015

Today the Lowcountry struggles with an inadequate transit system which barely enables tens of thousands of people to get to work by riding decrepit 20 year old buses from the Atlanta Olympics, standing at muddy bus stops in the rain and living with the constant threat that service will be reduced or eliminated. It deprives […]

Candidates for Mayor Of Charleston & N. Charleston Bus with Us

The Cities of Charleston and N. Charleston will both elect Mayors in November 2o15.  In Charleton, after 40 years in Office, Joe Riley, a determined champion of Public Tranist, will be stepping down opening the way for a contested race. In N. Charleston, the Race for Mayor is also contested. Our organization doesn’t endorse candidates […]