CoastRTA Public Meetings 2016

posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Coast RTA to Conduct Public Meetings
Proposing 2016 Service Changes.

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CONTACT: Michelle Cantey
Public Information Officer
843-488-6061 or
[email protected]

Coast RTA to Conduct Public Meetings Proposing 2016 Service Changes

Conway, SC -January 21, 2016 Coast RTA will hold a series of public meetings throughout its service area in Horry and Georgetown Counties to discuss its proposed route service changes including: realignments of Routes 10, 15 North, 15 South and 16 and extension of service until 8 PM daily. The meetings are designed to obtain input from the public on these proposed service changes which Coast RTA hopes to implement on April 1, 2016. Coast RTA will also be asking the public to weigh in on future expansion of service and other planned improvements.

"The intent of these service changes is to improve the reliability, consistency and accessibility of the Coast RTA bus system," stated General Manager Brian Piascik. "The proposed route realignment and modifications enable us to continue to provide effective service and will be followed by other improvements to the bus system 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. We understand this will be an education process but both designated stops and passenger information programs will also increase our efficiency and make Coast RTA easier to use."

Proposed Route Changes 2016:

Rt 7  Rt 10  Rt 15S  Rt 15N  Rt 16

Print our Public Comment Form on 2016 Service Changes 

Coast RTA Public Meeting Schedule

4:30 PM Tuesday, February 2
Andrews Public Library
105 N Morgan Street
Andrews
General Public is invited to attend.

5:30 PM Thursday, February 4
Carvers Bay Public Library
13048 Choppee Rd
Choppee
General Public is invited to attend.

10 AM Friday, February 5
South Strand Senior Center
1032 10th Ave N, Surfside Beach
General Public is invited to attend.

10 AM Tuesday, February 9
Plantersville Senior Center
1458 Exodus Dr, Plantersville
General Public is invited to attend.

12 PM Wednesday, February 10
Coast RTA Board Room
1418 Third Avenue
Conway
General Public is invited to attend.

4 PM Wednesday, February 10
Coast RTA Board Room
1418 Third Avenue
Conway
General Public is invited to attend.

6 PM Monday, February 15
Booker T. Washington Neighborhood
Canty Rec Ctr, Canal St, Myrtle Beach
General public is invited to attend.

10:30 AM Tuesday, February 16
Grand Strand Senior Center
1268 21st Ave, North Myrtle Beach
General public is invited to attend.

7 PM Wednesday, February 17
Market Common Neighborhood Mtg.
Base Rec Ctr, Myrtle Beach
General public is invited to attend.

10:30 AM Monday, February 22
First Floor Conference Room, City Hall, City of Myrtle Beach
937 Broadway Street
Myrtle Beach (across from the Ivory Wilson Transfer Station)
General Public is invited to attend.

2 PM Wednesday, February 24
First Floor Conference Room, City Hall, City of Myrtle Beach
937 Broadway Street
Myrtle Beach (across from the Ivory Wilson Transfer Station)
General Public is invited to attend.

6 PM Wednesday, February 24
MIGC Fire Station 76
3641 Hwy 17 Business, Murrells Inlet
General Public is invited to attend.

10 AM Monday, February 29
Conway Senior Center
1519 Mill Pond Rd, Conway
General public is invited to attend.

Please note: Additional meetings may continue to be scheduled through February 29 and will be updated via social media channels and public/passenger notices.

Attendance at public meetings is not required to comment. Anyone wishing to provide feedback or comments regarding the proposed amendments to the route, may submit written comments to Coast RTA-Waccamaw Regional Transportation Authority, Attention: 2016 Service Changes, 1418 Third Avenue, Conway, South Carolina, 29526. The deadline to submit is March 1, 2016 (Thirty (30) days prior to the proposed route amendment.). If not submitted by this deadline, comments shall not be reviewed or considered by Coast RTA. Coast RTA shall review the information within thirty (30) days of the deadline. Name and postal address must be included with comments to become part of the public meeting process.

If adopted, the service change would be implemented on April 1 with the start of the spring/summer service. Coast RTA encourages its passengers and members of the community to attend the meetings to ask questions and learn more about the proposed changes to this route.

Coast RTA's Public Meetings January 2016 January 20, 2016 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 along 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, $.75 per ride for senior citizens/disabled citizens and FREE for children, ages 6 and younger (limit 3). The Express Route fare from Georgetown is $2 per ride for adults. All transfers are $.25 each.

Anyone wishing to learn more about the public meetings scheduled is asked to call Coast RTA's Customer Service at 843-488-0865 during business hours. 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 tourism.

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