June 16 Meeting on Intermodal Center

NOTE- This meeting has been held and our report on it is now online. All Aboard for the Intermodal Center Hungryneck Straphananers invites everyone interested in the success of tranist in the Lowcountry to join us at a Monday, June 16 public meeting on the long delayed and recently relocated Intermodal Center project.  Some of us […]

Put Transit in the Plan on May 29

Our suggestions for the Town Comprehensive Plan regarding public transit are now online: Comprehensive Plan Suggestions (PDF).   Mount Pleasant, SC- Please drop by one of these Thursday, May 29th. meetings on your way home to encourage the town to make public transit part of the town’s comprehensive plan, including better bus stops, bus pull […]

Mount Pleasant, SC Bus Route Ridership Rises 54%

April 23, 2014, Mount Pleasant, SC- All East Cooper CARTA bus routes showed major increases in ridership in the April 2014 reports issued by the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority. The new #41 Coleman Blvd Route, which runs from Downtown, through Patriot’s Point and along Coleman Blvd. to the BI-LO on Ben Sawyer Blvd. posted an […]

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 […]

ECCO Has a Deep Bench

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) paid for the materials to place a new bench near their facility on Six Mile Road to serve riders using the CARTA 40 Bus Route which runs towards Charleston.  We were able to put out the second of our durable, eight foot benches under a lovely tree in their front […]