Vote For Better Transit in Mount Pleasant

As our candidates for Mayor and Town Council campaign across the community in the Mount Pleasant Town Election, please ask them what they would do to improve public transit here.  The past seven years have seen transit ridership East of the Cooper double.  About 20 thousand rides were made on East Cooper Routes in September […]

Bus Shelters Required for New Mount Pleasant Town Centre Project

Two sheltered bus stops will have to be constructed at Mount Pleasant Town Centre before a Certificate of Occupancy will be issued for the new 65 foot hotel and parking garage recently approved by the Town of Mount Pleasant. The Town also required a round-a-bout be built on Hungryneck Blvd. to mitigate traffic impacts. Town […]

Vote Tuesday, May 7

Over the past three weeks, thousands of Transit riders in Charleston, Summerville, Goose Creek and Beaufort have been given an informational flyer on the Congressional Election “We Ride Together, We Vote Together.“ (Downloadable PDF) If you would like to help hand these flyers out on the buses to other riders, a very powerful way to encourage […]

Putting the Intermodal Center Back on Track

On April 5, 2013, Hungryneck Straphangers learned that for over a year, CARTA has been negotiating to sell the planned location of the North Charleston Intermodal center and use some of those funds to purchase the old, existing Amtrak Station East of River’s Ave, off of E. Montague in North Charleston so that location could […]

Transit Enable the Ravenel Gateway

The Ravenel Gateway District is the object of a Town of Mount Pleasant planning effort to improve the walkable, transit enabled and economically dynamic mixed use district in the area surrounding the East end of the Ravenel Bridge.  Last night a meeting was held by the Town of Mt. Pleasant in the Cooper River Room […]