Engineers are now working on a 4.7 million dollar design contract to plan a system which can connect our communities in under an hour, reduce traffic congestion, and open opportunities for affordable housing and restoration of a connected Low-country. 250 million dollars in your half penny sales tax funding has been allocated to build the rapid transit system. Collection of those taxes began in May 2017.
Critical Planning Meeting on Jan. 31 in N. Charleston
Please sign up to join us at the Jan. 31, 6 pm COG planning meeting at Trident Tech (on the #10 bus line) to give your input on how the system should work in N. Charleston. Facebook Meeting signup for Jan. 31. We have a downloadable meeting notice you can print out and share with neighbors.
signup to help Rise with Rosa online.
State Representative Marvin Pendarvis has proposed building a new neighborhood around the old Navy Hospital which will bring transit, affordable housing and opportunity together in an economically diverse walk-able neighborhood. Read his Op Ed article in the Charleston Chronicle.
Transit Equity Day (Feb. 4) in N. Charleston
National Transit Equity Day on Mon. Feb. 4. That morning professional Chef and State Representative JA Moore (who represents part of N. Charleston, image left) will hold the Benne Breakfast at the Mellow Mushroom near Tanger Outlets to fund the Benne Fund, an initiative to build a better quality of life for people working in our Food, Beverage and Hospitality Industry through improved Transit and affordable housing. You can buy tickets for a breakfast made by a team of the Lowcountry's best Chefs for as little as $10.
|Rep. Marvin R. Pendavis, riding the #11 Dorchester Airport|
It only works if you show up and demand the best: a route connecting downtown Summerville with high quality, community connected stations in N. Charleston and downtown Charleston. Local elected officials will be attending and listening to you.