Welcome to
CARTA Transit System

CARTA stands for: Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority. CARTA offers Fixed-route, Flex Service, Express commute service, and Paratransit service throughout the Charleston Metropolitan area, including The Trolley (DASH) service in the Historic Peninsula area of the Charleston.

This site provides information about how the system can take you almost anywhere your life takes you in the Charleston Metro area including work, shopping, hospitals, schools, and much more.


Bicycles, Bus Parts, Vehicles and More

CARTA will periodically put items and property up for public auction. We auction bus equipment and used buses, paratransit and trolley vehicles. Items that have been held in CARTA’s warehouse for longer than 90 days can also be put up for auction.

All Auctions are Held Online.  To participate in a CARTA Auction, you must log on to

Periodically check this page for upcoming auctions and the message will also appear on our homepage and news and information.

Current items up for auction:

There are no current auctions at this time