Park Pleasantly & Play Downtown

Mount Pleasant, SC is just across the river from Downtown Charleston and offers over one thousand hotel rooms at rates hundreds of dollars a day less than downtown.  Many of our hotels offer pools and other on site amenities downtown hotels cannot.  You can stay in Mount Pleasant, saving thousands of dollars on your vacation […]

Community Pubilc Transit Advocates Meet in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA- We just returned from two days at the Transportation Excellence Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.   It was wonderful to meet public transit advocates from around the nation and learn about what’s happening.  While our national politics remains polarized and immobile, on the local level necessity still brings people together. We heard from advocates in […]

Vote Tuesday, May 7

Over the past three weeks, thousands of Transit riders in Charleston, Summerville, Goose Creek and Beaufort have been given an informational flyer on the Congressional Election “We Ride Together, We Vote Together.“ (Downloadable PDF) If you would like to help hand these flyers out on the buses to other riders, a very powerful way to encourage […]

Putting the Intermodal Center Back on Track

On April 5, 2013, Hungryneck Straphangers learned that for over a year, CARTA has been negotiating to sell the planned location of the North Charleston Intermodal center and use some of those funds to purchase the old, existing Amtrak Station East of River’s Ave, off of E. Montague in North Charleston so that location could […]

Bustracker Realtime ETA Unleashed

Now you can find out when your bus will arrive at your stop based on real time GPS data using Bus Tracker.  People who don’t ride the bus don’t know how wonderful this is.  They haven’t spend hours waiting at bus stops.  We do.  It’s revolutionary for a lot of reasons. Without the Wait and […]