Tired of sitting in traffic every day on your commute — watching the tank empty at idle? Let the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority do the driving with its Dorchester Road Express route.
CARTA will service Summerville for the first time a new Park and Ride lot at Dorchester Village Shopping Center, at the corner of Dorchester and Trolley roads.
Fare is $3. An Express monthly pass is $88.
The Dorchester Road Express is the newest addition to CARTA’s Express commuter services. Express service is a limited stop service that runs Monday through Friday during peak drive times in the morning and afternoon; running from Summerville traveling into downtown Charleston.
The route has stops in North Charleston at both Bosch and Boeing; it will then continue to downtown and make four stops (same stops as current Express service):
- Meeting Street and Columbus Street (Piggly Wiggly Store)
- Meeting Street and John Street (Visitor Center/Charleston Museum
- Calhoun Street and St. Philip Street (Near College of Charleston Campus)
- Calhoun Street Jonathan Lucas Street (Near MUSC)
Service will also provide a regular and consistent connection to the entire CARTA system for Summerville residents. The first stop in Summerville is at 5:15 a.m., and that bus will arrive in downtown Charleston at 6:05 a.m. The last bus leaving Charleston is at 7:29 p.m. and it arrives in Summerville at 8:26 p.m.
Click the document attached to this story for the schedule.