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 […]

Stop Sanford’s Anti Public Transit Bill

Update- We’ve started a new page which combines links with information on the current effort to stop Sanford’s bill and build a better regional rapid transit system. Stand Up 4 Lowcountry Transit. From Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit-  Local opposition is being organized now to stop Congressman Mark Sanford’s  bill in the US Congress to eliminate […]

Bridgeside Gets it Right from the Start

A new 324 unit Bridgeside apartment complex planned for Patriot’s Point in Mount Pleasant, SC has transit in the plan right from the start and illustrates how far the effort to make transit work East of the Cooper has advanced in the last three years under the leadership of Mayor Linda Page, other members of […]

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).  More informatin on getting candidates to ride the bus as part of their campignas is online here. If you would like to […]

Battle for Buses in Beaufort

Beaufort County Democrats will join forces with Charleston County public transportation advocates, transit union organizers, South Carolina Progressive Network members, and concerned voters to wage a “Battle for Buses in Beaufort” on Friday, Apr. 19. “The Battle for Buses in Beaufort” is a unique project with the dual purposes of focusing attention on the need to […]