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5:00 am on Saturday January 8, 2011

Free trolley service starts in Charleston (update: extends route, adds three additional stops)

Image by Flickr user muffetUpdate January 7, expanding: The route for the free trolley on King Street will extend to Spring Street. The new route will include 3 new bus stops, which are located at: King at Morris, King at Ann and King at John.  The...
3:54 am on Tuesday August 31, 2010

While CARTA hikes Charleston bus fares, it also plans staff raises (updated x2: committee OKs salary cuts)

Image by Flickr user chrisdlugosz Update August 31: In the midst of a major struggle to balance its budget, the CARTA Human Resources Committee voted unanimously yesterday to cut CARTA administration salaries by 0.25 percent. And, if you're...
10:41 am on Wednesday June 17, 2009

Ride CARTA for free on Thursday

Image by The DigitelImage by 20090617-carta.jpg CARTA Bus service will be free Thursday, June 18, as part of its effort to get people out of their cars and onto mass transit this summer. In addition to the free service, CARTA will be handing out...
12:01 pm on Friday October 3, 2008

CARTA ridership up 20 percent

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitel.Image by 20081003carta.jpg Charleston's local bus service is doing well during the high gas prices, and ridership has gone up to some 361,483 for the month of August. That's some 20.5% more than August 2007. Head...
7:33 am on Tuesday September 2, 2008

Free rides on TriCounty Link's new bus service

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4:46 am on Tuesday June 24, 2008

CARTA to host meetings on route changes

Image by flickr user Smudge 9000Image by 20080624carta.jpg If you're interested in mass transit here in Charleston, then you should definitely show up for the public hearings being held over the next few weeks by CARTA. Starting tonight in Mount...
6:06 am on Wednesday June 18, 2008

New bus routes for commuters

Image by flickr user turketwhImage by bus.jpg CARTA and TriCounty Link in Berkeley County will meet up in North Charleston to bring commuters downtown through two new express routes. [gmap markers=green::33.199625968296324,-80.013427734375 + 33....
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