HURRICANE DORIAN UPDATE 1
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (Sept. 2, 2019) – CARTA will suspend regular operations at 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 2 until further notice.
The system will operate on a Sunday schedule until 8 p.m. Monday. This was previously planned due to the Labor Day holiday.
In addition to regular service, CARTA will run a Hurricane Evacuation Peninsula Circulator from noon - 7 p.m. on Sept. 2 and again from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3. The circulator will service 14 downtown stops with blue Hurricane Evacuation signs.
A Hurricane Evacuation Peninsula Circulator map is available here.
Note: Charleston County coordinates emergency pickups off the peninsula. A list of Hurricane Evacuation stops is available in theCharleston County Hurricane Preparedness Guide.
CARTA's role in emergency operations is threefold:
Pickups from designated hurricane stops (blue signs) on the peninsula.
Transportation of residents with pets.
Transportation of paratransit residents.
All pick-up requests or questions regarding emergency service should be directed to the Charleston County Helpline at (843) 746-3900. For assistance in Spanish, call (843) 746-3909.