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7:59 am on Monday March 3, 2014

Coast RTA bracing for cuts in Horry County funding

Coast RTA is bracing for funding cuts from Horry County Council. Myers Rollins, the local bus service’s CEO, told the Coast board this week that he’s preparing two budgets: one that includes the more than $1 million the county typically provides and...
6:12 pm on Wednesday August 7, 2013

Plans afoot to ‘transform transit’ in Myrtle Beach area

Organizers of a Coast RTA Intermodal Transportation study are aiming to have possible locations of the planned complex narrowed down by fall. Mike Rutkowski, a consultant working with the committee administering the study, told the Coastal Alliance...
6:02 am on Thursday June 20, 2013

Horry County could cut funding to Coast RTA

CoastRTA could see it's funding being cut next if it the makeup of it's board of directors doesn't change according to an  Wednesday, Jun 19 article on the My Horry News website.  On Tuesday the 18th the Horry County Council voted to withhold 25...
6:41 am on Friday November 9, 2012

The Coats for Kids campaign is accepting donations (Update: 2012 effort underway)

photo by flickr member cafemama Update November 7, 2012: The effort is underway again this year and your donations are requested. You can drop off your new or gently used coats, jackets, hats, gloves, and blankets to Chapin Memorial Library, Myrtle...
7:38 am on Friday October 12, 2012

Coast RTA adds free entertainment express (Update: A success)

TheDigitelMYR Update October 12, 2012: Coast RTA says that 24,925 riders took advantage of the Entertainment Express this summer, making the new service a success. Overall, ridership of the Grand Strand's public transportation service was up about...
5:43 am on Friday June 1, 2012

Coast RTA plans to move hub, operations from Conway to Myrtle Beach

Coast RTA wants to move their headquarters out of Conway and into Myrtle Beach. They haven't chosen an exact location just yet, but they have begun securing the estimated $2+ million they will need to begin the project. This would be a brand new...
3:00 am on Tuesday October 4, 2011

Coast RTA offers door-to-door service for $6

TheDigitel MYR Coast RTA General Manager Myers Rollins speaks with the Carolina Forest community about public transportation. Need a ride from Little River to the airport? It's only six bucks. They'll even pick you up when you fly back in too. All...
8:11 am on Friday September 23, 2011

Would public transportation within Carolina Forest change your life?

TheDigitel Myrtle Beach on Flickr Coast RTA is considering bringing public transportation to the Carolina Forest area given its quick rate of growth over the past several years.  So the question is, if there were stops offered at subdivisions,...
4:16 am on Thursday July 7, 2011

Coast RTA to increase service (update: Market Common, Boardwalk)

Photo by Oran Viriyincy Update July 7th:  Coast RTA will resume service to Market Common including the Grand Strand Campus of Horry Georgetown Technical College and Ocean Boulevard which includes the new boardwalk. Also included in the route: Myrtle...
4:12 am on Wednesday June 22, 2011

Horry County Council passes budget with tax increase, changes

This post will be updated as more reports and information come online. The big focus of the meeting was on helping Coast RTA but Councilman Foxworth didn't feel like it was right to blame the three tenths of a mil hike solely based on the Coast RTA...

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