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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:

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Charleston Rider Alerts

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expect delays on #exp 1 and #exp 4
expect delays on #rte13 and #rte104
expect delays on #rteex2
Expect delays on #rt102 #rt103
expect delays on #rte12
expect delays on #rteex2
expect delays on #rte211
expect delays on #rte31
expect delays on #rte10
expect delays on #rte102
expect delays on #rte103,#rte 11,#rte12
expect delays on #rte20
expect delays on #rte33
expect delays on #rte11
expect delays on #rte104
expect delays on #rte13
expect delays on #rte213
All routes have returned to regular routes and schedules. #rt20 #rt102 return to normal schedules.
All routes have returned to regular routes except Rt20 & Rt102. Expect some delays as routes get back on schedule.……
Expect delays on Rt11, Rt20, Rt102, Rt204, Rt211 & Rt213 due to flooding & street closures in downtown area. #chscarta #chsnews #chstrfc
expect delays on #rte33
expect delays on #rte33
expect delays on #rteex4
expect delays on #rte30
expect delays on #rte10
expect delays on #rte33
expect delays #expressrte1
expect delays on #rte10
expect delays on the route 1 express
expect delays on the #rte104 and #rte13.
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