NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The city of North Charleston will hold a grand opening ceremony on Monday, August 26 for their new transit center on Gaynor Avenue.
North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey, members of the city council, and representatives from area transit authorities will be present for the ribbon-cutting.
According to a press release from the City of North Charleston, ‘Mayor Summey stated, “North Charleston is undoubtedly the hub to the Lowcountry. Whether traveling by car, plane, or train, all passes through our city. The culmination of years of work, the City has replaced the dated Amtrak station built in the 1950s. We proudly thank our project partners, the Federal Transit Administration, Amtrak, Southeastern Stages, CARTA, Charleston County, BCD COG, and the community of Liberty Hill.”’
A result of a multi-agency agreement, the new center includes a community meeting space and a Liberty Hill Historical Room.
The new center replaces a dated Amtrack Center built in the 1950s.