ECCO Has a Deep Bench

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) paid for the materials to place a new bench near their facility on Six Mile Road to serve riders using the CARTA 40 Bus Route which runs towards Charleston.  We were able to put out the second of our durable, eight foot benches under a lovely tree in their front […]

Battle for Buses in Beaufort

Beaufort County Democrats will join forces with Charleston County public transportation advocates, transit union organizers, South Carolina Progressive Network members, and concerned voters to wage a “Battle for Buses in Beaufort” on Friday, Apr. 19. “The Battle for Buses in Beaufort” is a unique project with the dual purposes of focusing attention on the need to […]

New 40, 41 Bus Routes Start Sunday

Service on the new 41 Coleman Blvd. Route will begin Monday, Feb. 25 and improved service on the 40 Trans Mount Pleasant bus begins Sunday.  Thanks to our East Cooper CARTA Board Representatives and local leaders for maintaining our share of CARTA services.  We’ve also learned the first three new bus stop benches will be […]

Going Somewhere Together 2013

Welcome aboard, Transit Riders going somewhere together in 2013! Five Million trips will be made on Charleston County Public Transit this year.  Auto is optional for a new generation & economy evolving new priorities.  The urban, elderly, tourists, disabled, students and people too busy to drive are experiencing smarter, more connected mobility. Transit builds a […]

Better, Faster, Safer and More Often on the Bus

Everybody wants it better, faster, safer and more often. (We’re talking about transit here.) In November 2012 Bus Transit Riders East of the Cooper will have a major opportunity to improve the quality of their experience for themselves and the growing number of riders in our area, which has increased about 74% on the 40 […]