Park & Ride  Services

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

Park & Ride Rules

  • North Charleston Park & Ride Adjustment – Effective 11/06/17 (Click here to view)
  • Currently there are no fees for using the listed park and ride lots.
  • Businesses are allowing use of this space in order to improve the quality of our communities. Please follow any parking rules and restrictions these lots may have.
  • Lots are primarily located in highly visible area with frequent traffic. Area law enforcement has a presence at locations throughout the day and night.
  • Please use care when parking or leaving the area as to not cause any damage to other vehicles or the lot area.
  • Please use trash cans and keep lots clean.

Park & Ride Lot Locations

NORTH CHARLESTON – Super K Mart parking lot on Rivers Avenue and Festival Center parking lot at 5101 Ashley Phosphate Road

MOUNT PLEASANT – Walmart at Wando Crossing/ Walmart at Oakland Plantation

WEST ASHLEY – Citadel Mall (Main sheltered bus stop at Orleans Rd. Target)

JAMES ISLAND – Walmart on Folly Road

SUMMERVILLE – Dorchester Village Shopping Center (Near Money Man Pawn Shop)

All Express buses are also equipped with bike racks, should you wish to take your bike with you. Please note that a maximum of two bikes can fit onto the front of a CARTA bus at anytime. For more information on traveling with your bike & CARTA, visit Rack and Ride.

CARTA, lot occupants or tenants assume no liability for vehicles left at these locations or incidents occurring at these locations. Parking is at your own risk.

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