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Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority

CARTA connects Charleston-area transit riders to work, school, healthcare, tourist attractions, the airport and more.

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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 (Sept. 8, 7 p.m.): Mt. Pleasant Pier, at 71 Harry Hallman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant.
  • 2nd Sunday on King St. (Sept. 9, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.): King St. from Calhoun St. to Queen St. closed off.
  • CHS Beer Week Block Party (Sept. 15, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.): O’Hear Ave. from East Montague Ave. and Stone’s Alley Rd. (should not impede Route 104).
  • Charleston Pride Parade (Sept. 22, Begins 9 a.m.): Rolling closure from Ann St. to King St. onto Broad St. (Ann St. will be closed until the parade moves onto King St.).
  • MOJA Art Festival (Sept. 27, 6 p.m.-6:45 p.m.): Rolling closure from Marion Sq. on King St. to Market St. onto S. Market St. onto Concord St. (Route 211, potential Express impact crossing Calhoun).
  • 2018 Komen Lowcountry Race for the Cure (Sept. 22, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.): Riverfront Park at 1001 Everglades Ave., North Charleston. (Route 104 will have to use St. John Ave.).
  • Oktoberfest (Sept. 29, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.): O’Hear Avenue between Empire Ave. and Factory Dr. (should not impede the Route 104).
  • 2018 Lowcountry Heart Walk (Sept. 29, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.): Riverfront Park at 1001 Everglades Ave., North Charleston. (Route 104).
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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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