By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Mount Pleasant Communications Manager
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 20, 2017) – Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page and Town Council Members Elton Carrier, Jim Owens, and Mark Smith attended Wednesday the ribbon cutting of the new bus shelter at the CARTA bus stop, located at the intersection of Six Mile Road and Tea Planters Lane.
“The Town is pleased to announce the completion of this much-needed bus shelter with the assistance of its partners ECCO and CARTA,”said Mayor Page. “Our commitment to public transportation remains steadfast. Wehave helped install bus shelters at Bridgeside Apartments, Indigo Square, TowneCentre, Carolina Park and Sweetgrass Basket Parkway.”
“The Town is responsible for funding, designing, permitting andinstalling the shelter at Six Mile Road and Tea Planters Lane. Our partner ECCO approved an access easement to their property to construct the bus shelter. Ourpartner CARTA has taken over the maintenance of the shelter,” said MountPleasant Transportation Director Brad Morrison.
“With the installation of this shelter, and several otherswithin the Town, we hope to add to the convenience and attractiveness oftransit within the Town and the region,” said Mount Pleasant Town Traffic Engineer James Aton. “The Town will continue to explore other opportunities to provide infrastructure for transit and other multi-modal forms of travel.”
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