East Cooper Residents Encouraged to Attend April 20 Rapid Transit Planning Meeting

Mount Pleasant, SC (April 15, 2015) – Citizens from Mount Pleasant and the East Cooper Region can help bring better transit and less traffic congestion to their communities by attending the April 20-21 ALT I26 meetings on bringing regional rapid transit to the Lowcountry being held by the Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester Council of Governments. The […]

February Shows Strong Transit Ridership

Mount Pleasant, SC- Record February public transit ridership East of the Cooper demonstrated the area has developed a larger base of local transit riders than at any time in Its history with its flagship Mount Pleasant 40 CARTA bus line showing an 11% ridership increase over Feb. 2013. February is normally the lowest transit ridership […]

Wildlife Exposition and Public Transit

Public transit creates options for locals an visitors attending the Southestern Wildlife Exposition which can save time, money and reduce stress.  The annual event brings a lot of vehicles into Charleston’s historic street grid and many of these people are aren’t accustom to urban driving. Everyone will be happier if more people take the bus. […]

December 2014 Ridership Figures show Increase

East Cooper Public Transit ridership continued to show major increases over a year earlier in December 2014 with ridership on the flagship #40 Mount Pleasant Bus route running between Wando High School and Charleston posting a year to year increase of 2,373 additional riders to reach a total of 16,048 rides provided according to the report […]

New Bus Shelters Ribbon Cutting at Towne Centre

Mount Pleasant, SC- Mayor Linda Page, Mount Pleasant Town Council and CARTA officials will join Towne Centre representatives and community transit advocates for the ribbon cutting for two new bus shelters at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, an award-winning shopping destination at 10:30 am on Wednesday, January 21 at the new Round-a-Bout on Market Center Boulevard between […]