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Veterans and Active-Duty Military Ride CARTA, Tricounty Link for Free on Veterans Day

All U.S. armed services veterans and current military personnel can ride Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) and TriCounty Link services for free on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11. “Veterans and military personnel make great sacrifices for our country. Allowing them to ride for free on Veterans Day is one small way CARTA and TriCounty […]

CARTA to Offer Free Service on Election Day, Nov. 6

Lowcountry residents can roll to the polls at no cost Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) service will be free on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, the transit agency announced today. “We want all eligible voters in the Lowcountry to have access to one of our country’s fundamental rights, without having to overcome mobility or […]

CARTA Drivers, Local Celebrities Compete In (and Survive) Annual Bus “Roadeo” Driving Skills Challenge

Obstacle course at North Charleston Coliseum provided stern test. Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) bus drivers today competed alongside notable Charlestonians in a variety of challenges at the transit system’s annual Bus “Roadeo.” The event, held at the North Charleston Coliseum, once again showcased the talent of CARTA drivers, both via their skills and […]

Inclement Weather Threat-Hurricane Michael

CARTA Hurricane Matthew Information Due to the threat of inclement weather from Hurricane Michael, along with King tides this week, expect possible delays and detours in service, especially in the downtown area starting on Wednesday 10/10/18. Any changes in service will be posted here, please check back periodically for updates.

CARTA Drivers, Notable Residents Compete in Annual Bus “Roadeo” Driving Skills Challenge

Obstacle course at North Charleston Coliseum to provide stern test If you think driving in Charleston traffic is hard, try doing it in a 40-foot bus. That’s what a quartet of notable Charlestonians will be tasked with when they join Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) drivers in the transit system’s annual Bus “Roadeo” at […]

October Service Impacts

The following service impacts will occur due to special events and inclement weather throughout the Lowcountry region during the month of October: Hope for Healing Walk 2018 (Oct. 6, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.): Start/Finish at Seacoast Church, 5505 N Rhett Ave, North Charleston with walk around the neighborhood (Routes 13 and 104). King Tides (Oct. […]

BCDCOG LowGoTober Commuter Challenge Offers Prizes for Smart Commuting Oct. 22-26

Win Big While Helping the Environment and Reducing Traffic Lowcountry residents who trade in driving alone for a more sustainable commute could win tasty prizes in October. That’s when the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) Lowcountry Go commuter services program is sponsoring the first-ever LowGoTober challenge. The event, which takes place Oct. 22-26, is aimed […]

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