Use CARTA Shuttle Buses to Bridge to Peace Unity Chain Memorial Event

The final shuttle arrangements to the Bridge to Peace Event have been distributed in an official Press Release from CARTA, reprinted in full at the end of this page. These differ significantly from the original tentative plan we posted here Friday. Bridge to Peace – Unity Chain for Emanuel AME Church On Sunday, June 21st. […]

Charleston Must Begin a Shared Journey to Somewhere Better

Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit has rescheduled their Dump the Pump Day observance at Marion Square for Tuesday, June 23 at 10 am. We had members in the room last night when the shooting happened. We hope they’re all healthy and well and we greive for the nine people killed and their families. Our motto has always […]

The Last Transit Cuts in a New Century

CARTA’s decisions to change and reduce bus service in the Lowcountry on June 3 are an understandable, but ultimately regrettable compromise with a local culture which remains fixated on automobile transportation even as that system has begun to strangle the civic, cultural and economic life of the region. Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit hopes this […]

Sand Sculpt a Model for Lowcountry Rapid Transit

On July 18, 2015 the community will take build a sand sculpture model of the regional rapid transit system the Lowcountry needs as a sand castle complex on the front beach of the Isle of Palms following the Straphanger’s March to the Sea. The beach will give visionary artists, architects and planners the space to show […]