Bus shelters added throughout the Charleston area.
CARTA Express started, a new commuter service designed to get riders into and out of downtown faster, with less stress and expense. Four Park and Ride locations developed and the public responded immediately with high numbers in ridership and a new segment began using CARTA that had not been using the system before.
CARTA unveils the first-ever external advertising on public transit in Charleston.
CARTA receives top annual award from the South Carolina Department of Transportation. The Mass Transit Director’s Award is given to an agency or individual based on innovative projects that have made significant impacts or contributions to public transportation in South Carolina.
CARTA celebrates 10 years since its’ original formation.
City of North Charleston and CARTA break ground on North Charleston Intermodal Center. Groundbreaking launches construction of infrastructure at site of future convergence site for buses, trains, and cabs-enhancing connectivity throughout the Lowcountry. The center once completed, will serve as a transportation hub for passenger trains, Greyhound buses, taxis and shuttles used by the Charleston International Airport and a CARTA Express Park and Ride lot.
CARTA surpasses 3 millionth annual rider mark for the first time since services were reduced and reinstituted. Annual ridership milestone beats 2.8 million riders from 2006.