Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority

CARTA connects Charleston-area transit riders to work, school, healthcare, tourist attractions, the airport and more.

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CARTA Wants Your Feedback on the Payment Experience!

Greetings CARTA Rider –

On behalf of the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) the Riley Center for Livable Communities at the College of Charleston is conducting a study on CARTA customer payment needs. Responses to this survey are anonymous and confidential and will help to inform CARTA of ways to improve the customer payment experience. It should take you no more than 5-7 minutes to complete this survey.  You can access this survey by clicking here, at the link below or by scanning the QR code below with your phone.  No personal information will be collected or shared through this survey and you are able to quit at any time.  Please feel free to share this link with other CARTA riders.  Thank you for your time and your feedback.



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Transit App

Download “Transit” and travel like a true Charlestonian.

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.

View Transit 101

Download TransitApp from Google Play Store
Download TransitApp from Apple Store