The Last Transit Cuts in a New Century

CARTA’s decisions to change and reduce bus service in the Lowcountry on June 3 are an understandable, but ultimately regrettable compromise with a local culture which remains fixated on automobile transportation even as that system has begun to strangle the civic, cultural and economic life of the region. Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit hopes this […]

Sand Sculpt a Model for Lowcountry Rapid Transit

On July 18, 2015 the community will take build a sand sculpture model of the regional rapid transit system the Lowcountry needs as a sand castle complex on the front beach of the Isle of Palms following the Straphanger’s March to the Sea. The beach will give visionary artists, architects and planners the space to show […]

CARTA Committee to Propose Bus Route Cuts June. 3

June 7 Update– We’ve posted our response to the proposed route cuts which will be voted on later by the CARTA Board of Directors. June 2 Update- Political leaders in the Lowcountry have apparently been taken aback by the volume of outcry against cutting transit again. Please reach out to local Mayors, Members of Town […]

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 […]