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Jul 27, 2021

Berkeley County to develop ‘mega boat landing’ on Lake Moultrie

As boat sales soar across the state, Berkeley County has launched plans for a $6.5 million “mega boat landing” project on Lake Moultrie, the county said in a news release. The landing will be constructed at the former Atkins Boat Landing/Lions Beach site at the end of Broughton Road in Moncks Corner. It spans approximately […]

May 26, 2021

Watch the record-breaking containership calling on Port of Charleston this week

The largest vessel to call on the East Coast will make a stop at the Wando Welch Terminal this Friday. The CMA CGM Marco Polo is carrying 16,022 TEUs — an industry measurement equivalent to a 20-foot container. That’s nearly 1,000 more than the CMA CGM Brazil, which carried 15,128 TEUs when it docked at […]

Mar 26, 2021

United Airlines adds routes to Ohio and other Midwestern states

United Airlines is connecting Charleston to six Midwestern cities by adding 18 more weekly flights. Starting May 27, the airline will begin nonstop service between Charleston International Airport and Pittsburgh; Indianapolis; Milwaukee; Cleveland; Cincinnati; and Columbus, Ohio. The new destinations more than double United&rsqu[...]

Feb 23, 2021

JetBlue adds direct route to New York’s LaGuardia Airport

Start spreading the news. JetBlue isn’t quite leaving today, but starting July 1 it will offer daily service between Charleston and New York’s LaGuardia Airport, according to a Charleston International Airport news release. The new route is part of a code-sharing agreement with American Airlines to inc[...]

Jan 21, 2021

Trident Tech’s $1 million Truist grant to develop transportation and logistics industry

The Truist Foundation has given a $1 million grant to Trident Technical College, setting plans into motion for the college’s new Truist Transportation and Logistics Center at its Berkeley campus in Moncks Corner. This is the first part in Trident Tech’s multiphase plan for renovation of its 38-year-old campus in[...]

Jan 15, 2021

Charleston Airport gains routes to St. Louis, Louisville

After a holiday season that saw low travel numbers, Charleston International Airport is getting some needed boosts this week. Allegiant is now offering nonstop service twice a week from Charleston to St. Louis, Mo., and Louisville, Ky., the company said in a news release. The service will begin May 28 with $49 one-way flights, pending […]

Jan 13, 2021

Southwest resumes daily flights from CHS to Denver

Southwest Airlines will resume direct daily connections between Charleston and Denver starting March 11. The Dallas-based airline was the first to offer nonstop flights between Charleston International Airport and the Colorado hub when it introduced a once-a-week route in June 2016. A year later, Southwest expande[...]

Sep 18, 2020

CARTA offers free shuttle to IOP beaches

Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority will be offering a free shuttle from Mount Pleasant to the Isle of Palms from Saturday through Oct. 18, the organization said in a news release. Isle of Palms City Councilman Phillip Pounds said the pilot program could provide a potential solution to the island’s parking and congestion problems while […]

Aug 12, 2020

COG grant to fund transit hub on Upper Peninsula

Funding for a new park-and-ride facility and transit hub on the Upper Peninsula has been awarded to Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments. The funding will be used to provide transportation options for hospitality workers, tourists and those traveling to the Medical District, a news release said. The project — which will be on Mount Pleasant Street […]

Jul 8, 2020

Septima Clark drainage project receives $21.5 million in state funding

The city of Charleston has been approved by the state for an additional $21.5 million in funding to complete a drainage improvement project along Septima P. Clark Parkway, a major roadway on the peninsula that is beset by frequent flooding and closures. The S.C. Transportation Infrastructure Bank approved the city’s application for the additional funds […]

Apr 3, 2020

Federal government allocates $16.9 million to Lowcountry public transit

The Federal Transit Administration has allocated $16.9 million to the Charleston metro region to help the area’s public transportation systems respond to COVID-19. The administration allocated a total of $25 billion to public transportation systems across the country. The funding was included in the coronavirus relief bill signed by President Donald Trump on March 27. […]