Coast RTA To Start Limited Service September 20

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Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Conway (SC) – Coast RTA announced Wednesday that it will resume limited fixed route and paratransit services on Thursday, September 20 in the coastal portions of its service area. 

Coast RTA will be operating routes 7, 10, 15 North, 15 South and 16 with limited trips on 7X and 16X.  Service in the rural part of the service area on Route 1, 2, 3 and 16(X) will be suspended until further notice. 

Coast RTA will be monitoring road closures, which are expected to increase in number and severity, and adjust routes as necessary. Passengers should expect delays and are encouraged to use the Coast RTA Ride Tracker App, Coast RTA website (www.ridecoastrta.com) or call customer service (843-488-0865) for the latest in service changes. Coast RTA’s Facebook page will continue to post updates and developments as they happen.

“While Coast RTA continues to assist the County with evacuations related to river flooding, we felt it was important to assist in recovery by doing what we can to connect people to jobs. Coast RTA encourages everyone to keep an eye on changing conditions especially those impacted by river flooding,” said Brian Piascik, Coast RTA General Manager.

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 Thursday until further notice: 

Route Destination/Name AM Departure Time Departure Terminal
Route 1 Conway Circulator No Service Conway
Route 2 Loris No Service Conway
Route 3 Bucksport No Service 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 6 AM Georgetown – Lynch Street
Route 16 Express AM Georgetown/Myrtle Beach 7 AM Georgetown Lynch Street Only
Route 16 Express PM Myrtle Beach/ Georgetown 3:30 PM Only 79th Ave Myrtle Beach to Lynch Street Georgetown
Paratransit Varies Varies Varies

 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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