Transportation (CARTS)

Craven Area Rural Transit System (CARTS) - Serving Craven, Jones, and Pamlico Counties

Calling all Craven County, Jones County and Pamlico County residents!

You are invited to attend a Craven Area Rural Transit System (CARTS) public information meeting. Citizens will have an opportunity to ask questions about the public transit system, review the CARTS Title VI Nondiscrimination plan, which is updated every three years, and provide feedback to CARTS staff.

Currently scheduled meetings are:

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Additional meeting dates and times will be announced via Craven County NC Facebook page and here on the CARTS webpage.


Transportation of the elderly or disabled is available with no fare for life necessity trips.  Life necessity is defined as a trip with a medical (including pharmacy) or nutritional purpose.  Elderly, for this program, is defined at age 60 or older.  Disabled is defined as a permanent disability.  Eligibility is verified.  Click here for the elderly or disabled program application.   

Mobility issues limiting or eliminating one’s ability to use steps to board a CARTS vehicle is remedied with the use of lift equipment, with a movable platform, to assist.  If you will need use of the lift equipment, please inform us when making reservations.  CARTS will allow one additional person at no additional fare to accompany a passenger who needs an attendant or assistance.  If you are disabled, your origination and destination are within ¾ mile of the fixed route, and due to the disability you are not able to utilize the fixed route service, you may be eligible for ADA Complementary Paratransit Service.  For more information on ADA Complementary Paratransit Service, click here.

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