Mobile apps! Bike racks! Park-and-rides! Oh my!

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Services & Features


Helpful information no matter where you’re traveling in the Charleston area.


Details on eligibility, how to schedule a ride, fares, personal care attendants, and more.

Rack & Ride

A great way to get around Charleston (even over all those bridges) and take your bike with you.

Park & Ride

Locations and rules for using the several lots throughout Charleston (and they’re free!).


Information on the accessible services available CARTA provides to disabled customers.

Transit App

Download “Transit” and travel like a true Charlestonian.


There’s literally no better way to DASH around downtown.

CARTA OnDemand

A program serving seniors 55+ and Tel-A-Ride customers in the designated CARTA service area.

Mobile Ticketing

Your Phone Is Now Your Pass

Community Programs

Students Ride Free

And our buses come with free wifi!

Senior Fares

CARTA takes you to most hospitals, libraries, grocery stores, shopping centers and service agencies throughout the Charleston area.


It doesn’t even cost pennies a day!

CARTA Commerce

Riders and Businesses Alike Benefit from CARTA Commerce.

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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.

View Transit 101

Download TransitApp from Google Play Store
Download TransitApp from Apple Store