#41 Bus Up 59% in Mount Pleasant

The #41 Coleman Blvd. Bus, which runs between Downtown Charleston’s Visitor’s Center, over the Ravenel Bridge, out of Coleman Blvd. through Mount Pleasant’s Main Street District to a turnaround at the BI-LO on Ben Sawyer Blvd. bucked the summer slump to post a record ridership number of 3,335 rides onboard, an increase of 1253 passengers […]

Bridgeside Gets it Right from the Start

A new 324 unit Bridgeside apartment complex planned for Patriot’s Point in Mount Pleasant, SC has transit in the plan right from the start and illustrates how far the effort to make transit work East of the Cooper has advanced in the last three years under the leadership of Mayor Linda Page, other members of […]

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 […]