Key phone numbers and sources:

Parents have been encouraged to make alternative transportation plans for their children in case a strike is called. For information on CARTA routes, call 745-4101.

Some parents have started organizing carpools and rideshares in case a strike is called. For more information or to sign up, go to

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments also has a free online resource, Trident Rideshare at, that Charleston and Dorchester 2 parents can use to find carpools. Parents who don’t have access to a computer can call: 529-0400 extension 202 for more information.

Individual schools have been asked to come up with specific plans for their students in case a strike is called. For more information, call your child’s school.

School district officials are communicating the latest information they have through the media and phone calls to parents. If parents aren’t receiving those messages, call your child’s school and ensure your information is updated.

Social media outlets for assistance:

On Twitter:

Follow @Diette or @postandcourier for the latest updates to media from both districts.

Follow @ccsdconnects for the latest information from Charleston County schools and follow @dorchester_two for the latest from Dorchester 2 schools.

The community hashtag for updates on the potential driver strike is #chsbus.

On Facebook:

Check and for news updates.

Follow Charleston County School District at

Follow Dorchester 2 at