posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015
Conway (SC) - Due to severe weather
coupled with impassable and dangerous road conditions, Coast RTA
has suspended all Fixed Route service in Georgetown County until
further notice. It has also halted (not suspended) service for all
routes leaving the Myrtle Beach Transfer Station until further
decisions can be made as well as efforts to transport passengers
"Safety is Coast RTA's top priority. For the safety of our
passengers, as well as our employees, service will only be provided
when we are certain road conditions are safe," says Brian Piascik,
General Manager. "At this time, all express routes are cancelled
for Sunday, October 4, along with Route 7 leaving Conway. An
afternoon run is still anticipated for Routes 15 North and 15 South
to return passengers to their final destinations, pending weather
conditions at that time."
As of this release, plans are to run the routes as scheduled for
Monday, October 5. Any decisions on bus service delays or
cancellations will be announced by 6 a.m. Monday morning. Please
watch for updates as announcements will be made via local news
media outlets and social media channels.
"Coast RTA will notify the community of any schedule change as
soon as we make the call to delay service. Otherwise, we have
determined it is safe to proceed with our regular schedule and
continue with that schedule as normal," said Piascik.