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Transportation Information

Free Public Transportation (CARTA-Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority)

For students/employees who do not have a car in town or simply want to save money on gas, CARTA offers free options for your traveling needs.

All MUSC students, faculty and staff can ride any of the regularly scheduled Fixed-Route buses, DASH (Downtown Area Shuttle) buses and CARTA Express buses for absolutely FREE!  Simply show your MUSC I.D. badge upon boarding the bus.  (NOTE:  If you do not have your MUSC I.D. badge, you will be required to pay the normal rate).

CARTA Express (Park and Ride)

CARTA Express is a commute alternative for the Charleston area (used especially by the MUSC community), providing a limited stop, premium service that connects area residents into downtown Charleston; both to and from convenient parking lots in North Charleston, West Ashley, Mount Pleasant, and James Island – Just Park.  Get On.  And Go!

For more information or route maps, please contact the Transit Administration Office at 843-724-7420.

MUSC Carpooling

Want to save money on gas and parking?  If you are looking to carpool with other MUSC students, faculty or staff who live in close proximity to you, simply visit MUSC Carpooling. You will need to use your Net ID username and password to log on and view information on others interested in carpooling.  Please contact the Office of Parking Management with any questions regarding this service at 843-792-3665 or email

MUSC Shuttle Bus Schedule

MUSC Shuttle Buses pick you up from specified lots and drop off at various points on campus.  Buses operate weekdays excluding major holidays.


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