TOWN OF MOUNT PLEASANT, BCDCOG CONDUCTING TRANSIT STUDY

PHASE I WILL FOCUS ON COMMUNITY’S TRANSPORTATION NEEDS AND DESIRES The Town of Mount Pleasant and Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments are partnering on a town-wide transit study, with Phase I to focus on the public transportation needs and desires of residents and businesses. An online survey is available through Aug. 17 here (https://surveymonkey.com/r/mtptransit).  Paper copies … Continue reading TOWN OF MOUNT PLEASANT, BCDCOG CONDUCTING TRANSIT STUDY

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BCDCOG Overhauls Five North Charleston Shelters

Transit riders are ready to see their fixer-upper. The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments recently installed retrofit kits on five CARTA shelters – dramatically enhancing their curb appeal in the process. “The kits are a substantial upgrade and will improve the transit experience for our ridership in North Charleston,” said CARTA Board of Directors chairman Mike Seekings. The five new shelter … Continue reading BCDCOG Overhauls Five North Charleston Shelters

CARTA Welcomes Four New Members to the Board of Directors

The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) is pleased to welcome a quartet of members to its board of directors. Charleston attorney Dwayne Green, Mount Pleasant Town Council members Jim Owens and Bob Brimmer, and North Charleston City Council member Virginia Jamison are now helping lead the system. “We’re pleased to welcome these four individuals, … Continue reading CARTA Welcomes Four New Members to the Board of Directors

New CARTA Shelter Unveiled in Mount Pleasant

CARTA unveiled the system’s newest bus shelter last week, built via a strong public-private partnership, with a fully funded structure paid for by the Town of Mount Pleasant and constructed on land donated by East Cooper Community Outreach. Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page, CARTA board Chairman, Mike Seekings and ECCO Executive Director Stephanie Kelley, along … Continue reading New CARTA Shelter Unveiled in Mount Pleasant

Public Input Sought for Walk + Bike BCD

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) is hosting four public meetings to gather input for Walk + Bike BCD, the regional pedestrian and bicycle master plan. The meetings will be an open house format allowing interested citizens to drop-in at any time between 3pm and 8pm. All residents of the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester region are invited to learn about proposed roadway and trail improvements and recommended new programs and policies for active transportation. Residents are encouraged to use this one-on-one time with the project team to share their vision for walking and bicycling in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties. Click the link to get more information on this wonderful plan as well as times and dates for the upcoming meetings.