Monday, June 28, 2010

FRAC Meeting Tomorrow....

On Tuesday June 29th at 5:30pm at the Charleston County Library (Main Branch – Calhoun St) the CARTA Fixed Route Advisory Committee (FRAC) will be meeting

What is FRAC?

The FRAC (Fixed Route Advisory Committee) meetings are intended to seek feedback from members of the community who are particularly interested in transit-related issues. They are informal and open to whoever would like to attend. Meetings are slated monthly.

The meetings are led by a CARTA representative, but the topics of discussion are almost entirely determined by committee members. Minutes aren’t taken; only informal notes that are acted upon, as appropriate, and reported on at the next meeting. Committee members do not have formal responsibilities. Again, the hope with this committee is to open a dialogue between riders, CARTA, and any other interested citizens. We need ideas and suggestions to meet the transportation needs of the communities we serve—basically, we need people who can be our “eyes and ears”…to tell us when something needs to change, or when something is really working well!

If you would like to be a FRAC member and advise us about how to make the bus system work better for riders, please send an email to, with a subject line of FRAC, and your contact information, and someone will be in touch with you soon.

I was able to get some time off tomorrow for this meeting, will post the results in the next few days!

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