Leadership  About CARTA

The BCD Council of Governments provides staffing, management, and oversight of CARTA operations.

CARTA Board

CARTA is a Regional Transportation Authority a state and government agency governed by an 18 member board with members representing jurisdiction of: Charleston County, The City of Charleston, The City of Hanahan, The City of Isle of Palms, The City of North Charleston, The Town of Kiawah Island, The Town of Mt. Pleasant, and The Town of Sullivan’s Island. Click Board Members for more information regarding members of the CARTA Board.


CARTA Staff

The BCD Council of Governments provides staffing, management and oversight of CARTA operations. The BCD Council of Governments staff is responsible for all planning, grant administration and management, financial, project management, regulatory, oversight, contract administration, reporting, and performance standards development and compliance on behalf of the Board.

BCDCOG staff is located at: 
1362 McMillan Avenue, Suite 100. 
North Charleston, SC 29405

and

3664 Leeds Avenue. 
North Charleston, SC 29405


CARTA Contractors

CARTA has developed a practice of outsourcing the provision of fixed route and paratransit service, legal functions, public relations functions, maintenance oversight, facility maintenance functions and engineering services.

**CARTA staff is responsible for all contract administration duties related to all outsourced services and functions.

CARTA contractors for paratransit and fixed route operations (Transdev) operate out of a CARTA – owned operations and maintenance facility located at: 
3664 Leeds Avenue 
North Charleston, SC 29405


CARTA Board of Directors

MR. ED ASTLE

CITY OF NORTH CHARLESTON
7709 QUEST DRIVE
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29418
(843) 760-1856
(843) 937-8811
eastle@bellsouth.net

 

MR. ALFRED HARRISON

CHARLESTON LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION
7058 CONSTELLATION DRIVE
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29418
(843) 754-9492
(843) 207-1131
Alfh12@aol.com
lchristian@banksc.com

MR. ELLIOTT SUMMEY

CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL
4045 BRIDGE VIEW DRIVE
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405
(843) 200-4244
esummey@charlestoncounty.org

 

MR. MARTY BETTELLI

CITY OF ISLE OF PALMS
3704 HARNETT BOULEVARD
ISLE OF PALMS, SC 29451
(843) 814-3131
mbettelli@iop.net

 

MR. DICKIE SCHWEERS

CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL
931 SHELLMORE LANE
McCLELLANVILLE, SC 29458
(843) 513-9229
dickieschweers@tds.net
wp_jones@bellsouth.net

 

MAYOR MINNIE NEWMAN

CITY OF HANAHAN
1255 YEAMANS HALL ROAD
HANAHAN, SC 29410
(843) 554-4221, EXT. 101
mblackwell@aol.com
DTurner@cityofhanahan.com

MR. VIC RAWL

CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL
2853 PREAKNESS STAKES
CHARLESTON, SC 29414
(843) 766-7334
vrawl@charlestoncounty.org

 

MAYOR CRAIG WEAVER

TOWN OF KIAWAH
21 BEACHWALKER DRIVE
KIAWAH ISLAND, SC 29455
(843) 768-9166
cweaver@kiawahisland.org
stillerson@kiawahisland.org

MAYOR JOHN TECKLENBURG

CITY OF CHARLESTON
PO BOX 652
CHARLESTON, SC 29402
(843) 724-3737
tecklenburgj@charleston-sc.gov
mathism@charleston-sc.gov
benjamink@charleston-sc.gov

 

MR. JIM OWENS

TOWN OF MT. PLEASANT
100 ANN EDWARDS LANE
MT. PLEASANT, SC 29464
(843) 884-8517
jowens@tompsc.com

MR. DWAYNE GREEN

CHARLESTON COUNTY
LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION
66 BARRE STREET
CHARLESTON, SC 29403
(843) 226-2626
(843) 814-6578
dmgreen6@mac.com 

MR. MICHAEL SEEKINGS, CHAIR

CITY OF CHARLESTON
29 MONTAGU STREET
CHARLESTON, SC 29401
(843) 364-8583
(843) 937-8811
mseekings@leathbouchlaw.com
bjohnson@leathbouchlaw.com

 

MR. JAMES LEWIS

CITY OF CHARLESTON
292 SUMTER STREET
CHARLESTON, SC 29403
(843) 901-3897
(843) 722-9065
James.lewisjr2011@comcast.net

 

MAYOR PAT O’NEIL

TOWN OF SULLIVAN’S ISLAND
PO BOX 427
SULLIVAN’S ISLAND, SC 29482
(843) 670-9266
oneilp@sullivansisland-sc.com

 

MAYOR R. KEITH SUMMEY

CITY OF NORTH CHARLESTON
PO BOX 190016
N. CHARLESTON, SC 29419-9016
(843) 740-2504
mott@northcharleston.org
mayor@northcharleston.org

 

MS. MARY BETH BERRY

CHARLESTON LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION
1104 HARBOR VIEW ROAD
JAMES ISLAND, SC 29412
(843) 425-6473
Mbberry1996@gmail.com

 

MR. BOB BRIMMER

TOWN OF MT. PLEASANT
100 ANN EDWARDS LANE
MT. PLEASANT, SC 29464
(843) 884-8517
(843) 514-2453
bbrimmer@tompsc.com

 

MS. VIRGINIA WHITE JAMISON

CITY OF NORTH CHARLESTON
8139 LONG SHADOW LANCE
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
(843) 553-0885
vjamison@northcharleston.org


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EXPECT DELAYS ON #RT12,#11# 13 /104
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#rte30 and #rte40 is back on schedule.
expect delays on #rte40
expect delays on #rte204
expect delays on #rte301
expect delays on #rte33
expect delays on #rteex3 and #rte12
expect delays on #rte11
All routes have returned to regular schedule. #chstrfc #chstransit
All routes resuming regular schedules except DASH #Rt210, #Rt211 and #Rt33 which are still running on detours.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
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