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 […]

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 […]

Dorchester Citizens for Better Transit Organizing Feb. 7

Dorchester Citizens for Better Public Transit will hold its organizational meeting on Saturday, February 7th. from 10 am to 12:30 pm at the Community Resource Center at 116 West 2nd. North Street in Summerville. SC. The meeting will begin with an informal drop in period from 10 to 11 am and conclude with a public […]