News & Announcements


September 9, 2018 Route Changes

On Sunday September 9, 2018 several routes will have minor modifications to improve the efficiency and on time performance. Please click on the individual schedules below for details on all modifications. HOP Route 7 HOP route 7 will have modifications to the late night hours – view the schedule for details Route 13 Remount Road […]

HOP Shuttle Ridership Surpasses 11,400 in August, Again Sets Record

OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE ADJUSTMENTS TO SERVICE TIMING Ridership on the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority’s (CARTA) Hospitality on Peninsula (HOP) shuttle surpassed 11,400 in August, the fourth-straight record-setting month for the pilot park-and-ride program and up more than 1,400 riders over the previous month. System officials also announced a number of adjustments to the popular service, […]

September Service Impacts

The following service impacts will occur due to special events and inclement weather throughout the Lowcountry region during the month of September. King Tides (Sept. 7-9, 6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.): Flooding in the usual areas, Routes 11 and 213. Southern Fried Chicken Challenge (Sept. 8, 12 p.m.-6 p.m.): Riverfront Park at 1001 Everglades Ave, North Charleston. Shaggin’ on the Cooper […]

BCDCOG Receives $1.5 Million in Federal Grant Funds for Battery-Electric Buses

Council partnered with S.C.-based bus manufacturer Proterra The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) has been awarded $1.5 million in funding as a part of the Federal Transportation Authority (FTA) Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program. BCDCOG, one of 23 agencies nationwide to receive funds, will purchase an initial trio of zero-emission, battery-electric vehicles from Greenville, […]

Intelligent Transportation System Request for Proposal

Description: The purpose of this Request for Proposals is to purchase and install a well proven, industry standard, integrated package of public transit ITS hardware and software intended to assist dispatch and communications, capture data for transit system planning and management analysis, facilitate enhanced safety and security and provide enhanced public information. Solicitation #: COG2018-04 Submit […]

HOP Shuttle Sets Ridership Record for Third Straight Month, Surpasses 10,000 for first time

Ridership on the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority’s Hospitality on Peninsula (HOP) Shuttle surpassed 10,000 in July, the third-straight record-setting month for the pilot park-and-ride program. “There is clear demand and need for this service, which has proven particularly valuable to the hospitality and food and beverages industries,” said CARTA board chairman Mike Seekings. “We hope that […]

Flooding related service

FINAL UPDATE 2:30PM All routes have returned to regular routes and schedules. UPDATE 12:30PM – All routes have returned to regular routes except routes 20 and 102.  Expect some delays as routes return to regular schedules. UPDATE 12:10 PM – America street is now open.  Routes 11, 41 and 213 are resuming regular routes and […]

Town of Mount Pleasant, BCDCOG Conducting Transit Study

The Town of Mount Pleasant and Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments are partnering on a town-wide transit study, with Phase I to focus on the public transportation needs and desires of residents and businesses. An online survey is available through Aug. 17 here ( Paper copies of the survey are available at Mount Pleasant Town Hall. […]

Daniel Island Transit Listening Session Set for July 17

Representatives from CARTA, TriCounty Link and the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) will be available to hear islanders ideas and answer questions regarding public transit, with a focus on what services are needed on Daniel Island. WHEN: Tuesday, June 17, 1-3 p.m. WHO: CARTA, TriCounty Link and BCDCOG staff WHERE: Daniel Island Library, 2301 Daniel […]

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