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8:05 am on Friday August 1, 2014

Charleston ranks in bottom of public transport users

Charleston's bus service has grown, offered online route planning through Google Maps, and expanded service, however it's clear CARTA still has much room for growth. In an overview of the nations 290 tracked metro areas with public transport, the...
5:30 am on Friday April 4, 2014

New bus routes connect airport, North Charleston, downtown

Two new North Area Shuttle (NASH) routes should help you get more easily between the airport, the outlets, Park Circle, and downtown Charleston when using CARTA.
4:55 am on Wednesday September 18, 2013

No one hurt as bus carrying Beaufort High volleyball team burns

The trip from Charleston for the Beaufort High School volleyball team turned eventful on U.S. 17 near Adams Run when the bus caught fire.
9:03 am on Saturday April 6, 2013

Cooper River Bridge Run winners, bus complaints

Simon Ndirangu of Kenya won the male elite division of the Cooper River Bridge Run in 28:05 and Hiwott Aliyu of Ethiopia won the female division in 32:17. While this year's run complaint's will likely pale compared to the 2012 delays, runners were...
3:36 pm on Monday April 1, 2013

Good news: No double decker bus tours headed to Charleston

As many commenters suspected, the "Double Decker Bus Tours" were actually a tribute to April Fools day. The gag was executed and planned by Charleston ad agency Hook, and we were, admittedly, happy to facilitate. If anything, the exercise shows how...
9:40 am on Monday March 18, 2013

CARTA introduces "bus tracker"

Today marks the first day of a new era for the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority as well as those who utilize the public transportation service. CARTA recently announced that on Monday, March 18, it would unveil its brand new "bus...
5:43 am on Monday March 18, 2013

CARTA goes real time with "bus tracker" service

Image by Flickr user Doug DuCap Food and Travel Today marks the first day of a new era for the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority and for riders of the public transportation service. CARTA recently announced that today, March 18, it...
4:34 am on Thursday February 7, 2013

School buses running regular routes Thursday

Buses are continuing to run on Thursday in Charleston, Beaufort, and Dorchester 2 school districts as talks continue with the drivers' union.
12:13 am on Wednesday January 30, 2013

Potential school bus driver strike continues standstill

An absence of progress continues to hinder negotiations between Charleston County and Dorchester 2 school bus drivers, Teamsters Local 509, and their employer, Durham School Services. As of January 30, no now information has been released from...
6:10 am on Thursday December 27, 2012

342 new school buses coming to South Carolina schools

Thanks to $12.5 million in unclaimed lottery winnings, 342 new school buses will be coming to South Carolina roads soon. It will be the first addition to the state fleet in almost 5 years.