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 […]

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 […]

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 […]