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5:30 am on Friday April 4, 2014

New bus routes connect airport, North Charleston, downtown

Two new North Area Shuttle (NASH) routes should help you get more easily between the airport, the outlets, Park Circle, and downtown Charleston when using CARTA.
12:20 pm on Saturday March 15, 2014

Shape the future of public transport in the Lowcountry

Tired of driving everywhere? The Lowcountry Area Transportation Study Metropolitan Planning Organization is a chance to guide the future of public transport and walking access throughout the Lowcountry.
6:12 pm on Wednesday August 7, 2013

Plans afoot to ‘transform transit’ in Myrtle Beach area

Organizers of a Coast RTA Intermodal Transportation study are aiming to have possible locations of the planned complex narrowed down by fall. Mike Rutkowski, a consultant working with the committee administering the study, told the Coastal Alliance...
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...
10:27 pm on Wednesday January 16, 2013

CARTA: 2012 was a record year for ridership

Image by TheDigitelDuring the monthly Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority Board Meeting, staff announced record ridership numbers, not only month over month, but year over year. With nearly 5 million passengers in 2012, the...
3:02 am on Saturday April 21, 2012

CARTA bus fleet could see a $40 million replacement package

Image by TheDigitel The number of folks riding Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) busses continues to increase — topping 4.3 million in 2011 — however also ever increasing is the age of CARTA's 100 busses.  And now the...
5:45 am on Friday April 13, 2012

Andrus Family Fund Awards Carolina Youth Development Center $82,000 Grant

Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC), in partnership with One Economy Corporation (OE), has received an $82,000 planning grant from the Andrus Family Fund (AFF) for an innovative pilot to bring technology access, training and resources to foster...
11:06 am on Tuesday March 13, 2012

CARTA shows the community how CARTA Counts

Today, The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) officially kicked off the CARTA Counts campaign.  CARTA Counts is a public awareness campaign created to educate the Charleston area on the importance and impact public...
10:40 am on Tuesday January 10, 2012

CARTA challenges local businesses to 'Get on the Bus'

Image by Flickr user corygrunkToday, The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority announced the “Get on the Bus” Business Challenge. The challenge will encourage local area businesses to support the use of mass transportation among...

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