Coast RTA Runs Modified Bus Service Through Weekend

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Posted on Friday, January 05, 2018

Coast RTA resumed its fixed route, express and paratransit services on Friday, January 5, with some route modifications. 

According to Coast RTA officials, unsafe road conditions in rural Georgetown County has prevented Coast RTA from providing its transportation services to the greater Andrews and Choppee communities. After closely monitoring the weather and scouting the road conditions, the service modifications are expected to stay in effect through Sunday night with system-wide service delays. 

Route 16 will originate in Myrtle Beach with its 8 AM departure and continue between Myrtle Beach and Georgetown as scheduled each day. Route 16 Express will originate in Georgetown with the 7 AM and 7:30 AM departures as scheduled and then leave Myrtle Beach at 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM respectively. 

Should service updates occur, Coast RTA will send out notices regarding its service through local media channels; its APP; website and social media platforms. 

Please see the chart below for Coast RTA’s route modifications (morning departures listed) effective Saturday and Sunday: 

Route Destination/Name AM Departure Time Departure Terminal
Route 1 Conway Circulator 5 AM Conway
Route 2 Loris 5:30 AM Conway
Route 3 Bucksport 6AM Conway
Route 7 Conway/Myrtle Beach 6 AM Conway
Route 7X Conway/Myrtle Beach 6:15 AM Conway
Route 10 Myrtle Beach Circulator 8 AM Myrtle Beach Transfer Station
Route 15 North Myrtle Beach North 7 AM Myrtle Beach Transfer Station
Route 15 South Myrtle Beach South 7AM Myrtle Beach Transfer Station
Route 16 Myrtle Beach/Georgetown 8 AM Myrtle Beach Transfer Station
Route 16 Express AM Georgetown/Myrtle Beach 7 AM/ 7:30 AM Georgetown Transfer Station
Route 16 Express PM Myrtle Beach/ Georgetown 2:30 PM/ 3:30 PM Myrtle Beach Transfer Station
Paratransit Varies Varies Varies

Coast RTA operates the following fixed routes: No. 1 – Conway Circulator; No 2 – Conway to Loris; No. 3 – Conway to Bucksport; 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.

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