Lowcountry Go, South Carolina’s First Commuter Services Program, Launches Feb. 27

WHAT: Commuters in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties will have access to a better trip to work with the launch of the Lowcountry Go commuter services program. Lowcountry Go, or Low Go, connects tri-county residents with real commuting solutions such as carpools, vanpools, emergency rides home and more via a website, web app and BCDCOG staff guidance. The program launches this week.

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m.

WHO: Event speakers:

·         Ron Mitchum, BCDCOG Executive Director

·         Doug Frate, SCDOT Deputy Secretary of Intermodal & Freight Programs

·         Anton J. Gunn, MUSC Health Chief Diversity Officer & Executive Director of Community Health Innovation

·         Vic Rawl, Charleston County Council Chairman

WHERE: MUSC Greenway at 101 Doughty St, Charleston, SC 29403. To arrange interviews, please email dbrock@rawlemurdy.com or call (919) 820-2612.

WHY: A regional partnership between BCDCOGSCDOTthe Federal Highway Administration, large employers and stakeholders, Lowcountry Go’s goal is to reduce congestion on area roads and improve quality of life. Non-fun fact: a recent regional survey found 90 percent of workers commute alone.

NOTE: Parking is available in the President Street and Jonathan Lucas Street garages.