Park Pleasantly, Play Downtown Sun. Oct. 9

A bus driver proudly stands next to a bus stop sign on a beautiful day in sunny Charleston, South Carolina.Mount Pleasant, SC- East Cooper Residents will join their neighbors for a convenient, CARTA Transit enabled trip downtown on Sunday, October 9th. to enjoy the Second Sunday on King Street Festival, which will include a photo op and online elements for folks making the trip.

Download printable flyer on October Transit improvement events E. of the Cooper

The event will be tweeted with hashcode #CARTA40 online.  There will be a brief get together and photo op at 3:15 pm at King & Wentworth Streets.  King Street will be closed and full of activity, outdoor dining, street entertainers and special sales all afternoon.  Updated information on the planned activities and entertianment can be found at Susan’s Second Sunday on King Blog.

Riders can access the King Street Event (which stresses the downtown traffic and parking system) by using the CARTA #40 bus. Bus fare is $1.75 each way, cheaper with a prepaid pass and free for College of Charleston Students using their ID as a bus pass.

Sunday runs into the City by the #40 include 11:35 and 1:35 starting at Wando HS, with parking available stops at Oakland Market Super Walmart, BI-LO Town Center (on Hungryneck), BI-LO Shelmore & Harris Teeter Houston Northcutt.  The #40 runs every two hours on Sundays.  See the Full Official Schedule for the #40.

Second Sunday on King Street

People enjoying a car free King Street on Sunday afternoon.

Inbound stops to board the #40 for the trip into the City can be found on this Piccassa Photo Map with stop times in the captions which can be accessed by clicking on the image.

Parking in Mount Pleasant and taking the bus downtown avoids the cost and hassle of Parking Garages and Meters and allows everyone to enjoy the spectacular trip over the bridge.  The #40 stops at the visitors center, where a two block walk or Free DASH bus ride will take participants to King St.

For more information see www.eastccrider.com or call W. J. Hamilton (843) 870-5299.  Official CARTA Bus Information can be obtained by calling (843) 747-0922.

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