posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Coast RTA Passenger Notice!!! Effective Immediately! Route 15N
will use 38th Ave N Outbound and return via
29th Ave N Inbound! Click here for more details.
Questions? Call 843.488.0865.
Route 15N (Modified Changes)
Routes 15N, 15S, 16, 16 Express and the Entertainment Shuttle
will operate on a modified route using 3rd Avenue South & Kings
Hwy due to street closures and the 2016 Carolina Country Music Fest
at the Old Pavilion site. Service will continue along Kings Highway
through 29th Avenue North and then return to Ocean Boulevard. Coast
RTA's normal route service on these routes will resume on Monday,
June 13. Coast RTA apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.
For more information, visit RideCoastRTA.com or call Customer
Service at 843-488-0865.
Route 15S, 15N, 16, 16 Express and Entertainment
Shuttle (Modified Changes)
Routes 16, 16 Express and the Entertainment Shuttle will operate
on a modified route using 8th Avenue North & Kings Hwy due to
street closures and the 2016 Salt Games at the Old Pavilion site.
Coast RTA apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. For more
information, visit www.RideCoastRTA.com or call Customer Service at
Route 16, 16 Express and Entertainment Shuttle
Route 16 & 16 Express will operate on a modified route due
to the reversal of traffic patterns along Ocean Boulevard during
Memorial Day Weekend. Coast RTA's normal route service on these
routes will resume on Tuesday, May 31. We apologize for any
inconvenience this may cause. Questions? 843-488-0865.
Route 16 & 16 Expres (Modified Changes)
Route 7 Express will operate on a modified route schedule with
more trips for 6 out of the 10 Horry County Fair days, April 15-17
and April 22-24, 2016. The County Fair also is served by Route 7
Myrtle Beach / Conway Local. Click below for a schedule.
Route 7 Express Myrtle Beach /
Conway (Modified Changes)
Coast RTA's spring service changes and route realignments will
be effective Friday, April 1, 2016. The spring service rollout
includes realignments of Routes 10, 15 North, 15 South and 16 as
well as extension of service system wide until 8 PM daily. For
additional details or questions regarding the 2016 spring service
changes, call Coast RTA Customer Service at 843.488.0865.
Click the Links below to see our new changes.
1 Conway Local
Route 7 Myrtle Beach / Conway
Express Myrtle Beach / Conway
10 Myrtle Beach Local
15N Kings / Ocean / 82nd Pkwy
15S Airport / Market Common
16 Georgetown / Myrtle Beach
16 Express Andrews / Georgetown / Myrtle Beach
Coast RTA Rolls Out Spring Service Changes April 1
Conway, SC -March 28, 2016- On Friday, April 1, 2016, Coast RTA
will implement its 2016 spring service changes and route
realignments. The spring service rollout follows the series of
public meetings held throughout January and February discussing
Coast RTA's proposed route service changes including: realignments
of Routes 10, 15 North, 15 South and 16 and extension of service
until 8 PM daily.
"Overall we received positive input from the passengers who
attended the meetings. We listened to their concerns and reviewed
our proposed route realignments to better serve our passengers and
their needs," said Coast RTA General Manager Brian Piascik. "The
route realignment and modifications enable us to provide more
efficient service with additional improvements to the bus system
scheduled for summer 2016 including: the implementation of
designated stops system-wide with signs and the phasing out of flag
stops; and, the introduction of smart phone-based public
information program with real-time service updates. Passengers will
know the location of their bus in real-time and if it's running on
time or if they'll need to wait a few minutes at the designated bus
The following Coast RTA routes/times are effective Friday, April
1 (Please note the Myrtle Beach Transfer Station is located on
10th Avenue/Mr. Joe White, across from City Hall):
1) Route 10 -Route 10, which leaves the Myrtle
Beach Transfer Station and includes Broadway at the Beach, Coastal
Grand Mall, has been modified to accommodate the local Myrtle Beach
neighborhoods and no longer serves the Myrtle Beach International
Airport (see Route 15 South for new service to the Airport).
Service will be provided from the Myrtle Beach Transfer Station
from 8 AM - 8 PM daily.
2) Route 15 North (to 82nd and
Grand Strand Hospital) - Route 15 North leaves the Myrtle Beach
Transfer Station and has moved all bus stops to Kings Highway
(Highway 17 Business) from 9th Avenue North until
38th Avenue North. Route 15 North will continue to serve
designated bus stops along Ocean Boulevard from 38th
Avenue North to 82nd Avenue North. Service will be
provided from the Transfer Station 7 AM - 8 PM daily.
3) Route 15 South (to Market Common)- Route 15
South has been modified to serve South Kings Highway (Highway 17
Business) instead of Ocean Boulevard. Major destinations include
the Myrtle Beach International Airport (both inbound and outbound),
as well as Market Common locations: Warbird Park, HGTC Grand Strand
Campus, Piggly Wiggly and the Veterans Administration Clinic.
Service will be provided from the Transfer Station 7 AM - 8 PM
4) Route 16- Route 16 modifications include new
service to Tidelands Health Georgetown Memorial Hospital as a
designated bus stop and moving service/designated stops to Highway
17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet. As of April 1, Route 16 move all
service from Highway 17 Business/Restaurant Row in Murrells Inlet
to Highway 17 Business. The realignments have incorporated
additional physicians' offices and services along "Medical Mile",
including Tidelands Health Waccamaw Community Hospital, which will
be serviced by Route 16. Travel time between Georgetown and Myrtle
Beach has been reduced by 18 minutes. Route 16 service is provided
from the Georgetown Transfer Station from 6:15AM - 8PM daily.
5) Route 21 aka Entertainment Shuttle -(Serves
the Broadway at the Beach and downtown tourist attractions). This
FREE service runs Memorial Day through Labor Day - 11 a.m. until 11
p.m. daily. Service will continue along Ocean Boulevard and serving
select key attractions but does not visit the Myrtle Beach Transfer
Alignments on Routes 1, 7, 7 Express and 16 Express will remain
unchanged at this time. With daily service expansion until 8 PM,
the following route schedule will apply as daily operating hours
for each route - the initial morning schedules remain unchanged -
for Route 1 -Last bus leaves Conway Terminal at 6 PM; Route 7 -Last
bus leaves Myrtle Beach Transfer Station at 8PM; Route 7X - Last
bus leaves Myrtle Beach Transfer Station at 8PM; Route 16/16X -last
bus from Myrtle Beach to Georgetown leaves at 6:30PM and last bus
from Georgetown to Conway leaves at 8 PM. Routes 7X and 16X have
limited daily service. For full schedule of each Coast RTA route,
Coast RTA operates the following fixed routes: No. 1 - Conway
Circulator; No. 7 and No. 7 Express - Conway to Myrtle Beach; the
No. 10 - Myrtle Beach Connector; the 15 North and 15 South, choice
of routes with select stops along Kings Highway and Ocean Boulevard
from 82nd Avenue North to Market Common; and, the
16 and 16 Express (Georgetown routes).
Coast RTA fixed routes are $1.50 per ride for adults; $1.25
students with ID; $.75 per ride for senior citizens/disabled
citizens and FREE for children, ages 6 and younger (limit 3 with
paid adult). The Express Route fare from Georgetown is $2 per ride
for adults. All transfers are $.25 each. Anyone wishing to learn
more about the route service changes and realignments is asked to
call Coast RTA's Customer Service at 843-488-0865 during Coast RTA
About Coast RTA.
Founded in 1983, Coast RTA provides public transportation for
passengers to and from their desired points of interest, jobs,
shopping, school and medical appointments in Horry and Georgetown
Counties. Coast RTA complies with Americans with Disabilities Act.
Coast RTA's mission is to provide safe, reliable, affordable, clean
and courteous mass public transportation that enhances the quality
of life for residents and supports the growth of