All Aboard! for the Intermodal Center

Over 150 People came together to discuss the plans for the Lowcountry’s New Passenger Intermodal Transportation Center in N. Charleston at the Danny Jones Center on June 16, 2014, showing the huge potential which exists when community, transit and opportunity connect. The plans for the new combination CARTA, Amtrak & Intercity Bus Station on the site […]

40 Mount Pleasant Bus Route Up 19.9%

  Mount Pleasant, SC- East Cooper received good news in the CARTA April 2014 ridership report.  The #40 Mount Pleasant bus is now at 13 Riders per hour, total of 15,670 for the month, up 2,963 over one year ago, a 19.9% increase.  That is an all time record ridership for this route, which carried 9704 passengers in July 2007.  The route […]

How Will Charleston Ride the Bus 2030?

  The City of Charleston has launched a new transportation planningeffort and public transit seems to be getting some attention.  Asalways these efforts tend to degenerate to an autocentric quest forparking and asphalt unless we get the transit riding community to engage.  The effort was reported in the Post and Courier today.Please help keep this […]

Mount Pleasant, SC Bus Route Ridership Rises 54%

April 23, 2014, Mount Pleasant, SC- All East Cooper CARTA bus routes showed major increases in ridership in the April 2014 reports issued by the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority. The new #41 Coleman Blvd Route, which runs from Downtown, through Patriot’s Point and along Coleman Blvd. to the BI-LO on Ben Sawyer Blvd. posted an […]

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 […]