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 […]

#Getcovered with Affordable Healthcare on Public Transit

You can ride the bus to a future that provides your family with secure access to affordable healthcare starting January 1, 2014. With the December deadline to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act approaching, the SC Progressive Network, of which Hungryneck Straphangers and the Richland County Transit Rider’s Association are both members, […]

Vote For Better Transit in Mount Pleasant

As our candidates for Mayor and Town Council campaign across the community in the Mount Pleasant Town Election, please ask them what they would do to improve public transit here.  The past seven years have seen transit ridership East of the Cooper double.  About 20 thousand rides were made on East Cooper Routes in September […]

New Stops Built by Town

The Town of Mount Pleasant completed three new bus stops last week. All three stops include a generous, solid metal bench secured to a slab and should accommodate a family of four or three strangers comfortably.  Two are located at what have been the busiest bus stop on Johnnie Dodds Blvd,  One is across from […]

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 […]