Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2016
With improved road conditions, Coast RTA announced Wednesday that all routes and designated stops along its route 16 Express 1, 2, and 3 would be served beginning with its afternoon service. Coast RTA had initiated full service in Horry County on routes 1, 7, 10, 15 North and 15 South and modified service on routes 16 and 16 express buses following Hurricane Matthew.
“Our operations team has continuously monitored the road conditions and closures throughout our service area since Hurricane Matthew. We were very pleased with this morning’s drive to see that road conditions had improved enough in Georgetown County to resume full service on our fixed routes 16, 16 Express 1, 2 and 3,” said Coast RTA General Manager Brian Piascik.
Coast RTA operates the following fixed routes: No. 1 – Conway Circulator; No. 7 and No. 7 Express (7X) – 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 (16X) [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. For additional route information, call Coast RTA Customer Service at 843.488.0865.