SCDOT Grant Available for Rural Projects

SCDOT’s Office of Public Transit has announced a call for rural projects for the SFY 2018-19 Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program. These Federal Transit Administration funds may be used for the purchase of transportation services and vehicles. View SCDOT's Section 5310 Memo Announcement (2018-2019) and download the SCDOT Section … Continue reading SCDOT Grant Available for Rural Projects

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BCDCOG Pilot Program Spurs Charleston County Glass Collection, Providing Cost Offsets And Reduced Landfill Waste

Locally owned and operated Fisher Recycling offers increased frequency curbside glass pickup. Thanks to a Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments pilot program, Charleston County businesses now have the opportunity to access more frequent curbside glass collection and additional glass recycling services. That combination will translate into cost offsets for companies and reduced landfill waste for all … Continue reading BCDCOG Pilot Program Spurs Charleston County Glass Collection, Providing Cost Offsets And Reduced Landfill Waste

BCDCOG Mobility Management Program Awarded $50,000 Grant by Federal Transit Administration

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) Mobility Management Program has been awarded $50,000 in grants from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to continue to provide mobility management in the rural areas of the Trident region. An initial $40,000 FTA grant allows Mobility Manager Vonie Gilreath to further advocate for the transit needs of seniors and … Continue reading BCDCOG Mobility Management Program Awarded $50,000 Grant by Federal Transit Administration

SC Works Trident Works For Us All: A Success Story at Age 54

Student Anna Johnson lands dream job... At 54-years-old and tired of working physically demanding, temporary jobs, Anna Johnson turned to SC Works Trident, which helped her graduate from a competitive training program and land her dream job. In March 2017, Johnson, a Summerville resident, was having trouble securing a full-time position. She decided to take … Continue reading SC Works Trident Works For Us All: A Success Story at Age 54

BCDCOG Extends Regional Transit Framework Plan Online Meeting Until Jan. 16

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) has extended its interactive Regional Transit Framework Plan (RTFP) Online Meeting until Jan. 16. The eight-month RTFP will look at how we travel across the region and where current and future development patterns are favorable to high-capacity transit services. “We want as much public input as possible, and the … Continue reading BCDCOG Extends Regional Transit Framework Plan Online Meeting Until Jan. 16

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

BCDCOG Kicks Off Regional Park-And-Ride Study To Meet Growing Demand For Commuter Services

Regional Plan to Identify 25 Future Potential Park-and-Ride Sites The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) has kicked off a Regional Park-and-Ride Study which is intended to produce a comprehensive plan identifying suitable sites for permanent satellite parking locations in the region. Over the next nine months, the study team will compile and analyze data to … Continue reading BCDCOG Kicks Off Regional Park-And-Ride Study To Meet Growing Demand For Commuter Services