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12:13 pm on Monday March 11, 2013

More folks taking the Charleston Amtrak train

The number of passengers taking Amtrak is continuing to grow across the nation, but the local numbers are also on the up and up. The Post and Courier writes that some 84,000 took a train from North Charleston, that's up from 50,000 in 1997 — that's...
11:34 am on Wednesday February 20, 2013

From mag-lev train to ferries, all ideas on the table to fix I-26 traffic

The amount of traffic on Interstate 26 keeps growing and planners aren't convinced that road widening can keep up — so a study will consider solutions uncommon to the area: public transport.
7:39 am on Wednesday February 20, 2013

From mag-lev train to ferries, all ideas on the table to fix I-26 traffic

Image by City of North Charleston Train tracks run throughout the Charleston area, but they cary few passengers. The amount of traffic on Interstate 26 keeps growing and planners aren't convinced that road widening can keep up — so a study will...
3:40 am on Thursday June 21, 2012

CARTA connecting to Summerville with express bus route through North Charleston, to downtown Charleston

Image by CARTAThe Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) is hoping to continue its growth by connecting commuters with an express bus from Summerville to downtown Charleston. The "Express Route 3 Dorchester Road" will run on...
4:18 am on Friday May 4, 2012

Charleston councilman still pushing for skateboard 'corridors'

Image by Flickr user rolandCity of Charleston Councilman Mike Seekings is still pushing for a tightening of regulation on Charleston skateboarders, aiming to create "alternate modes of transportation" corridors in the city. ABC News 4 caught up...
4:55 am on Tuesday September 7, 2010

Commuter rail looking more attractive (updated)

Image by flickr user Bill Lim Commuter rail has popped on the radar as gas prices and area population surges. Update September 7: Brian Hicks has penned a piece in today's Post and Courier that adamantly favors the construction of a commuter rail...
3:08 pm on Sunday May 3, 2009

The 'ladies' are getting together to promote biking

Image by Charleston Cycle ChicImage by reverse.jpg Ride with pride. Ride with style.Charleston Cycle Chic wants everyone to know that it's not just the jocks and hipsters who rely on the bike to get around town. Read more stories on this subject...
6:59 am on Sunday May 3, 2009

Chronicling the growing tide of those who bike to work

Image by Charleston Bike/Walk Commute JournalImage by 20090503-bike.jpg Doug Edwards commutes 3-4 miles per day to his job at Charleston Bike Taxi.Sure, it's not the rage it was when gas was $5 a gallon, but it seems there's still a growing tide of...
4:17 am on Wednesday October 29, 2008

Minimum taxi price goes to $5

Image by Flickr user Leonid MamchenkovImage by 20081004taxi.jpg Update October 29: The rate adjustment is official. Read about it at The Post and Courier. Original post: The City of Charleston may allow taxi drivers to bump the minimum taxi-ride...
4:34 am on Wednesday October 15, 2008

I-26 Snarled by early-morning accidents

Image by SC DOTImage by 20081015traffic.jpg [gmap markers=blue::32.95574482976583,-80.06629943847656 |zoom=11 |center=32.953944317478246,-80.05531311035156 |width=220px |height=200px |control=Small |type=Map] Morning accidents just before 7 a.m....

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