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
eastle@bellsouth.net

 

MR. ALFRED HARRISON

CHARLESTON LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION
7058 CONSTELLATION DRIVE
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29418
Alfh12@aol.com
lchristian@banksc.com

MR. ELLIOTT SUMMEY

CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL
4045 BRIDGE VIEW DRIVE
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405
esummey@charlestoncounty.org

 

MR. JIMMY WARD

CITY OF ISLE OF PALMS
2207 HARNETT BOULEVARD
ISLE OF PALMS, SC 29451
jward@iop.net

 

MR. DICKIE SCHWEERS

CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL
931 SHELLMORE LANE
McCLELLANVILLE, SC 29458
dickieschweers@tds.net
wp_jones@bellsouth.net

 

MAYOR MINNIE NEWMAN

CITY OF HANAHAN
1255 YEAMANS HALL ROAD
HANAHAN, SC 29410
mblackwell@aol.com
DTurner@cityofhanahan.com

MR. VIC RAWL

CHARLESTON COUNTY COUNCIL
2853 PREAKNESS STAKES
CHARLESTON, SC 29414
vrawl@charlestoncounty.org

 

MAYOR CRAIG WEAVER

TOWN OF KIAWAH
21 BEACHWALKER DRIVE
KIAWAH ISLAND, SC 29455
cweaver@kiawahisland.org
stillerson@kiawahisland.org

MAYOR JOHN TECKLENBURG

CITY OF CHARLESTON
PO BOX 652
CHARLESTON, SC 29402
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
jowens@tompsc.com

MR. DWAYNE GREEN

CHARLESTON COUNTY
LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION
66 BARRE STREET
CHARLESTON, SC 29403
dmgreen6@mac.com

MR. MICHAEL SEEKINGS, CHAIR

CITY OF CHARLESTON
29 MONTAGU STREET
CHARLESTON, SC 29401
mseekings@leathbouchlaw.com
bjohnson@leathbouchlaw.com

 

MR. JAMES LEWIS

CITY OF CHARLESTON
292 SUMTER STREET
CHARLESTON, SC 29403
James.lewisjr2011@comcast.net

 

MAYOR PAT O’NEIL

TOWN OF SULLIVAN’S ISLAND
PO BOX 427
SULLIVAN’S ISLAND, SC 29482
oneilp@sullivansisland-sc.com

 

MAYOR R. KEITH SUMMEY

CITY OF NORTH CHARLESTON
PO BOX 190016
N. CHARLESTON, SC 29419-9016
mott@northcharleston.org
mayor@northcharleston.org

 

MS. MARY BETH BERRY

CHARLESTON LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION
1104 HARBOR VIEW ROAD
JAMES ISLAND, SC 29412
Mbberry1996@gmail.com

 

MR. BOB BRIMMER

TOWN OF MT. PLEASANT
100 ANN EDWARDS LANE
MT. PLEASANT, SC 29464
bbrimmer@tompsc.com

 

MS. VIRGINIA WHITE JAMISON

CITY OF NORTH CHARLESTON
8139 LONG SHADOW LANCE
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
vjamison@northcharleston.org


Plan Your Trip

Find your way around Charleston with our trip planner.

Track A Bus

Track your bus and how soon it will be at your stop.

Next Stop Times

See when CARTA buses will arrive next at your stop.

Charleston Rider Alerts

Get the latest alerts on CARTA bus routes and schedules.

expect delays on #exp 1 and #exp 4
expect delays on #rte13 and #rte104
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Expect delays on #rt102 #rt103
expect delays on #rte12
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expect delays on #rte103,#rte 11,#rte12
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expect delays on #rte33
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expect delays on #rte213
All routes have returned to regular routes and schedules. #rt20 #rt102 return to normal schedules.
All routes have returned to regular routes except Rt20 & Rt102. Expect some delays as routes get back on schedule.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Expect delays on Rt11, Rt20, Rt102, Rt204, Rt211 & Rt213 due to flooding & street closures in downtown area. #chscarta #chsnews #chstrfc
expect delays on #rte33
expect delays on #rte33
expect delays on #rteex4
expect delays on #rte30
expect delays on #rte10
expect delays on #rte33
expect delays #expressrte1
expect delays on #rte10
expect delays on the route 1 express
expect delays on the #rte104 and #rte13.
Transit App
Available in the App Store and on Google Play, “Transit” offers numerous features to help you easily navigate around Charleston.
  • Bus Route: See vehicle locations in real time, find nearby stops, and receive stop announcements.

  • Service Alerts: Keep on top of schedule changes, stop relocations and other unexpected surprises.

  • Favorites: Always take the same bus? Move it to the top of the list by adding it to your favorites.

  • Timetables: View the full schedule for a route and set alarms to remind you to leave.

  • Countdowns: Get real-time predictions based on data from the transit agency.

  • “Go”: Get step-by-step transit directions and notifications about when to leave for your trip and when to get off the bus.

  • Plan a trip!: Compare trips side by side with your preferred transport modes selected.