The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority announced on Thursday that it will lift its standard fares on Election Day to encourage the Lowcountry to get out the vote.
“We want all eligible voters in the Lowcountry to have access to one of our country’s fundamental rights, without having to overcome mobility or economic barriers,” said CARTA Chairman Mike Seekings, who is also a member of Charleston City Council.
The standard CARTA fares are $2.00 per ride and $0.50 per transfer. Express one-way tickets are $3.50 per ride.
If you’re already registered to vote, you can find your polling place at scvotes.org.
CARTA buses have multiple routes and stops throughout the tri-county. Check ridecarta.com/bus-stops to find a route that works for you or download the Transit app for live updates. [content-1] The deadline to register to vote was on Oct. 17. Early voting is already available at multiple locations in Charleston, or you can vote at your designated polling place on Tues. Nov. 6.
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