News & Announcements

 

You Asked: How is CARTA Funded?

Transit Transparency is a series of brochures that provide facts and general information about how public transportation operates in Charleston, South Carolina. The goal is to educate the community about our opportunities and challenges for public transportation today and in the future. Find the answers to how much it costs to operate CARTA, where funding […]

Open Position: Cash Clerk (part-time)

Click Cash Clerk position to apply online Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments has an opening in our North Charleston office for a part-time Cash Clerk. Hours of work are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 am to 2 pm. Essential Functions of the position include: Reconcile money received into cash room from multiple bus routes. […]

Open Position: Customer Service Supervisor

Click Customer Service Supervisor to apply online General Statement of Job Under general supervision of the Deputy Director of Operations and Support, the Customer Service Supervisor provides superior customer service and administrative support to customers, internal staff and board members by maintaining a positive attitude. Essential Functions Essential Functions: These are intended only as illustrations of […]

CARTA to Launch Hospitality on Peninsula (HOP) Park-and-Ride Lot and Shuttle Operations April 15

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 21, 2018) – The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) Board of Directors today announced that the transit system will launch the Hospitality on Peninsula (HOP) Park and Ride Lot and Shuttle on Sunday, April 15 at 999 Morrison Drive.The park-and-ride program is the first of its kind on the peninsula and […]

Senior Free Ride Dates for 2018

Public transportation helps to keep seniors active and independent in our communities.  To encourage seniors to learn and use the public transit systems, CARTA and Tricounty Link have several days where seniors are allowed to ride for free.  Seniors are classified as individuals 55 and over and simply show your ID to board on the […]

CARTA Offering Free Service To Warming Shelters

CARTA is currently providing free service to area warming shelters along its regular routes during normal hours of operations. Those wishing to be transported to a shelter should inform their bus operator of their intended destination. Drivers can advise regarding necessary transfers. A full list of route maps and schedules is available at: https://www.ridecarta.com/maps-schedules/

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Charleston Rider Alerts

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Expect delays on #rt102 and #rt103.
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expect delays on #rte41,#exp1,#exp2,#rte3
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expect delays on #rte33
expect delays on #retex4
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expect delays on #exp2,#exp4
expect delays on #rte41,#rte 30,#rte40
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expect delays on #rte30,#rte40
expect delays on #rte41, #rte40, and #rteex2
expect delays on #rt13 and #rte104
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.