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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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CARTA services suspended at 11pm due to county-wide curfew – Effective 5.30.2020 11pm

UPDATE: May 30, 2020 11pm

All CARTA services will be suspended at 11pm on 05.30.2020 due to county-wide curfew.

May 30, 2020 7pm
All downtown service have returned to regular schedules.  Expect some minor delays as services resume regular routes and schedules.
Temporary service disruptions impacting all routes traveling in the downtown area 
Effective May 30, 2020 5pm

At this time all service in the downtown area is being temporarily suspended due to road closures in the area.

  • Joseph Floyd Manor will be the final stop going into the downtown area for routes 10, 11, 102, 40 and 41.
  • Routes 30, 31 and 33 will continue service in the West Ashley area only.
  • All DASH and HOP Route 7 service temporarily suspended.

Updates will be provided when routes can return to regular service.

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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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