Going Somewhere Together 2013

Welcome aboard, Transit Riders going somewhere together in 2013! Five Million trips will be made on Charleston County Public Transit this year.  Auto is optional for a new generation & economy evolving new priorities.  The urban, elderly, tourists, disabled, students and people too busy to drive are experiencing smarter, more connected mobility. Transit builds a […]

Fighting the CARTA Cuts, “Consolidating” Resistance

Charleston, SC- 12 Demonstrators from the Hungryneck Straphangers collected over 100 petition signatures and talked to over 200 transit riders on Tuesday,  May 1st.  The demonstration was reported by WCIV TV-4 News, the Post and Courier and the City Paper.  The effort continued on May 2 with outreach at Superstop in N. Charleston.  Future demonstrations […]

Marching CARTA Forward 2012

People East of the Cooper, from the Mayor of Mt. Pleasant to Middle School Students were all working on improving our transit system on March 13.   The process which has pushed ridership on our #40 Trans Mt. Pleasant Bus up 30% and gotten ridership on the #401 East Cooper Connector to 1400 riders per month […]

Free Bus to Beach C of C Student Guide

CARTA offers an free and simple way for Students at the College of Charleston to get to the Beach at the Isle of Palms or Sullivan’s Island.   The #402 Island Flex Bus is not meeting ridership targets and has been targeted for review by CARTA, so it’s use it or lose it.  Fortunately doing something […]