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 […]

Community Steps Up for CARTA

Thanks to everyone who contributed to our effort to oppose the CARTA Cuts this month.  We had a good visit to yesterday’s board meeting and were encourage to see the attitude of the board moving in a new direction.   More members of the pubic spoke during the public comment period yesterday than at any […]

Speak out Against CARTA Cuts on May 16

Transit riders have made it clear:  Build on the success of increasing ridership (up 15% to 425 thousand in March 2012) and farebox revenue (Up 8%) Stop the cuts Adopt a long term plan for CARTA to build a dependable, basic bus transit system for our region, with night and weekend service, and safe, comfortable […]