Stand Up 4 Lowcountry Public Transit- #SU4T

The SC Lowcountry is currently engaged in a struggle to preserve and improve it’s public transit, connected to a nationwide effort to protect public transit. Act Today- See our Mary Bowers 520 #SU4T page for the activities planned for Wed. May 20 including attending the CARTA Board Meeting and sign our online petition before 5 am, […]

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 […]

CofC Student Sean Bath Moves with CARTA

Many students and faculty at the College of Charleston use transit to connect their lives East of the Cooper with their studies or work downtown. This week the C of C office of Sustainablity released a blog post by Student Sean Bath of James Island talking about his transit riding experience, which includes time riding from James […]

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 […]

CARTA Board to Consider Report on Bus Service to the Beach Feb. 18

Update- The CARTA Board was unable to find a source of funding to support returning bus service to the Charleston area beaches at it’s February 2015 meeting. Bus Service to the Isle of Palms or Sullivan’s Island will be considered in a report to be presented to the CARTA Board on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at […]