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Free Student Fares Program Extended Through December 2019

The CARTA Board of Directors voted on Aug. 22, 2019, to extend Free Student Fares program through December.

“We’ve seen great utilization and received incredible feedback on the program,” said CARTA Board of Directors Chairman Mike Seekings. “It makes a lot of sense to keep the program going into the new school year.” (more…)

River Ave. Park and Ride Opening July 17, 2019


• Starting on Wednesday July 17, 2019 the Rivers Ave. Park and Ride will open for passengers.

• All CARTA and Tricounty Link customers should park in the new fenced in area next to Texas Roadhouse starting Wednesday July 17, 2019.  Service times should not change for the Express routes (CARTA) or Commuter Solutions routes (Tricounty Link). (more…)

Seniors Can Ride CARTA, Tricounty Link for Free on May 29th


Individuals over the age of 55 will be able to access Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) and TriCounty Link services for free on Wednesday, May 29,2019, which is also National Senior Health and Fitness Day. The perk is part of both systems’ quarterly Senior Series, which encourages seniors to ride transit free of charge. (more…)

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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.

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