Burns Appointed Interim Director of CARTA

  Best wishes to Jeff Burns, appointed interim director yesterday at the CARTA Board Meeting on June 18, 2014. Despite the problems reported in the Media involving the arrest of CARTA’s Executive Director Tuesday for disorderly conduct, service East of the Cooper was running on time this morning as expected. Former CARTA Executive Director Christine […]

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 […]