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.


Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA).  Functionally, CARTA has two separate areas, Administration and Operations. Full-time CARTA & BCDCOG personnel perform administrative functions. Contractor(s) perform the operating functions, including the hiring/firing of drivers, mechanics and operational staff.

CARTA directly employs a limited number of highly qualified staff in areas of contract management, planning, marketing, finance, administration and customer service. As openings occur, positions will be listed herein.

Current BCDCOG/CARTA Employment Opportunities as of September 2016: 

Customer Service Representative II – Please click for details

Operationally, Transdev (formally Veolia) provides service and support for CARTA’s fixed-routes and paratransit service, also known as Tel-A-Ride service.  You may search their job postings for drivers, mechanics and operational staff at

Current Transdev/CARTA Employment Opportunities as of September 2016: 

TRANSDEV/CARTA BUS OPERATOR-Please click for details

To research employment opportunities with Transdev, you may also contact:

Attn:  Personnel Officer
3664 Leeds Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405

Again, thank you for your interest in joining the CARTA Team.