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CARTA services suspended at 11pm due to county-wide curfew – Effective 5.30.2020 11pm

UPDATE: May 30, 2020 11pm

All CARTA services will be suspended at 11pm on 05.30.2020 due to county-wide curfew.

May 30, 2020 7pm
All downtown service have returned to regular schedules.  Expect some minor delays as services resume regular routes and schedules.
Temporary service disruptions impacting all routes traveling in the downtown area 
Effective May 30, 2020 5pm

At this time all service in the downtown area is being temporarily suspended due to road closures in the area.

  • Joseph Floyd Manor will be the final stop going into the downtown area for routes 10, 11, 102, 40 and 41.
  • Routes 30, 31 and 33 will continue service in the West Ashley area only.
  • All DASH and HOP Route 7 service temporarily suspended.

Updates will be provided when routes can return to regular service.

Construction to Limit HOP Lot Access Through Early June

A Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments Program

CONSTRUCTION TO LIMIT HOP LOT ACCESS THROUGH EARLY JUNE

RIDERS ASKED USE ALTERNATE BUS STOPS

NORTH CHARLESTON (April 1, 2020) Due to construction impacts, access to the HOP park-and-ride lot will be limited beginning Wednesday, April 8, with impacts projected to last through early June.

Motorists will still be able to access the lot via one of two driveways located on Conroy Street. The accessible driveway will change as the project progresses. Conroy Street will temporarily not be accessible via Morrison Drive.

The HOP bus stop will shift to Morrison Drive near the Charleston County Magistrates Court at 995 Morrison Drive (Stop 266) for the duration of the project. Riders who normally use Stop 509 should use the new, temporary HOP stop. Pedestrians should walk through the lot to reach the temporary stop.

Beginning Wednesday, April 8:

  • The Primary HOP stop will shift from Conroy Street (Stop 509) to Morrison Drive at the Charleston County Magistrates Court building (Stop 266).  Stop is located adjacent to the current park-and-ride lot.
  • Bus Stop 516 located at 930 NoMo will not be served during the project. Riders can use stop 266 in the interim.
  • The HOP shuttle may be detoured while on route, but detours will not affect any stops.
  • Passengers will need to access the HOP lot via Driveway 1 on Conroy Street (closest to Hanover Street) via Hanover Street. Conroy Street will not be accessible via Morrison Drive and Driveway 2 (closest to Morrison Drive) will be closed.

As construction continues through June, passengers can expect additional changes and possible delays in the area.  Staff will provide updates via transit app, driver announcements and area signage.

 

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Marquel Coaxum, Account Supervisor
Rawle Murdy
mcoaxum@rawlemurdy.com
(843) 475-4208

Daniel Brock, Regional Strategist
BCDCOG
danielb@bcdcog.com
(919) 820-2612

Service Detours Due to Inclement Weather: Update 1

Due to heavy flooding in the area, the following routes will be detouring:

UPDATE 1

Rt. 10 and Rt. 11 – Routes will miss:

  • Stop #45 Meeting St. /Four Mile Lane
  • Stop #48 Meeting St./Murray’s Meat Market
  • Stop #49 Meeting St./Greenleaf Rd.
  • Stop #126 Meeting St./Cunnington Ave.

Rt. 102 – Route will miss:

  • Route will miss stop # 159 Moultrie Ave./Elmwood St.

Rt. 210 – Route will not miss any stops

Actual detour:

  • Route will stay straight on Wentworth St.
  •  Right on Pitt St.
  •  Right on Montagu St.
  •  Left on Coming St.

Rt. 211 – Route detouring near East Bay and N. Market St.  Route will miss:

  • Stop #558 Market/Meeting

Actual detour:

  • Route will make a right on to East Bay St. from N. Market St.
  • Left on Hassell St.
  • Right on Meeting St.

Rt. 213 – Route detouring near Westedge and Fishburne.  Route will miss:

  •  Stop #568 Fishbourne/Burke High School and
  • Stop #567 President/Line St.

Actual detour:

  • Route will make a right on Westedge from Fishburne
  • Left on Line St.
  • Left through the Hagood Parking Lot
  • Left on Fishburne
  • Left on Bee St.
  • Left on President.
  • Continue up to Ashley

Rt. 104 – Route detouring near Turnbull.  Route will miss: 

  • Stop#250 at Noisette/2nd St.

Actual detour:

  • 104 will stay straight on Turnbull
  • Right on St John (which turns into O’Hear)
  • Right on Buist (which turns into Virigina) then back on route

Rider Alert: Expect Service Delays in North Charleston-area Related to President Trump’s Visit

Rider Alert 02.28.2020
Beginning this afternoon and into this evening, please expect service delays and/or possible detours related to President Trump’s visit and subsequent road closures.

Potentially impacted routes include: Express 3, Express 4 and local routes 11, 12, 13 and 104, though traffic impacts could affect areas throughout the service area.

Customer service representatives will be standing by this afternoon at (843) 724-7420 to share details as they’re available.  Riders are also encouraged to download the transit app for real time arrival information regarding their route.

Updates will also be available via CARTA social media channels.

Update 1 – Express 4 Detour

Due to road closures in the Tanger Outlet area, Express 4 will not be able to service the following stops:

  • Stop 788 Fire Museum
  • Stop 789 Saks Fifth Ave.

Alternate stops for passengers in this area are as follows:

  • Stop 431 International Blvd./Centre Point
  • Stop 432 Centre point Dr./ Fashion
  • Stop 425 Centre Point Dr./Tanger Outlet Blvd.
  • Stop 409 Tanger Outlet/Hotel Rd.

*Riders please be advised this is subject to change

LCRT-TOD December Community Meetings

Lowcountry Rapid Transit

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments has been working to advance the Lowcountry Rapid Transit project and an important step in the process is to initiate a study for transit-oriented development around the proposed bus rapid transit station areas. (more…)

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