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Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority News Archive contains 120 articles.

DART Route Change Notice

posted on October 12, 2017

Beginning 10/16/17 new changes to the DART Route will take effect. Read more of this news article.

FREE BUS TO DILLON HIRING EVENT!

posted on October 12, 2017

The Pee Dee Office of SC WORKS is partnering with PDRTA to provide FREE bus transportation to a hiring event at Harbor Freight Tools in Dillon. The event is scheduled for Thursday October 19 from 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM at the Harbor Freight plant. Read more of this news article.

Notice of New Route 7 Stops

posted on October 05, 2017

Route 7 service at Bi Lo in Mullins begins this Monday, 10/9/17. Read more of this news article.

The New Florence Downtown Connect Has Arrived

posted on July 17, 2017

The "Downtown Connect" shuttle line will operate from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. , Monday through Thursday, and 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Fridays. Read more of this news article.

PDRTA TO SELL VEHICLES

posted on July 06, 2017

PDRTA TO BEGIN VEHICLE DISPOSITION Read more of this news article.

Florence Transfer Center Opening Soon!

posted on June 21, 2017

People in Florence will soon have another, safer option when waiting for ride to work or school. Read more of this news article.

PDRTA driver, mechanics earn top honors in statewide competition

posted on March 29, 2017

Pee Dee Regional Transportation Agency won top honors in two out of five categories in statewide competition at Myrtle Beach Saturday. Read more of this news article.

NOTICE OF FARE INCREASE TO PASSENGERS FROM MULLINS SC

posted on March 17, 2017

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority Board of Directors has authorized an increase of bus fares for passengers riding between Mullins and Myrtle Beach as follows. Read more of this news article.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

posted on March 06, 2017

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is proposing elimination of daily bus service between Mullins and Myrtle Beach. Read more of this news article.

PDRTA PARTNERS WITH FLORENCE COUNTY VETERANS

posted on February 27, 2017

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority has partnered with the Florence County Veterans Affairs .Office to provide free bus transportation on scheduled PDRTA bus routes in Florence and Lake City.  Read more of this news article.

Leadership Florence - Ride A Mile In My Shoes

posted on February 08, 2017

On December 13th, The Florence Chamber’s Leadership Florence program took part in a program called Ride A Mile in My Shoes. With help from PDRTA, Florence-Darlington Technical College, HopeHealth and Poynor Adult Ed, participa Read more of this news article.

PEE DEE RTA IS SET TO EXPAND

posted on January 25, 2017

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is expanding its main Florence Transit Center location.  Read more of this news article.

New bus routes could bring money to downtown Florence

posted on January 23, 2017

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority (PDRTA) is considering more bus routes in downtown Florence that would take visitors in Florence hotels to nearby restaurants. Read more of this news article.

 

PECAN FESTIVAL FREE PARK AND RIDE SHUTTLES PECAN FESTIVAL FREE PARK AND RIDE SHUTTLES

posted on November 02, 2016

To help alleviate traffic congestion and parking struggles for the Pecan Festival this Saturday, PDRTA will again be offering free Park and Ride shuttle bus services to the public from four locations around Florence. Bus operations will start at 10: Read more of this news article.

All aboard the New Downtown Shuttle

posted on October 20, 2016

Get onboard The FREE New Downtown Shuttle! Did we mention its FREE? Read more of this news article.

PDRTA RESUMES BUS SERVICE

posted on October 11, 2016

Due to improvements in road conditions PDRTA will RESUME bus service on Wednesday October 11, 2016. PDRTA will resume normal daily bus service with the following exceptions. The Florence Transit System will begin operating at 7am with a 1 hour dela Read more of this news article.

 

Service Alert for Hurricane Matthew Service Alert for Hurricane Matthew

posted on October 07, 2016

DUE TO THE SEVERE WEATHER FORECAST FOR FLORENCE, IN THE INTERESTS OF PUBLIC SAFETY THERE WILL BE NO FLORENCE TRANSIT SERVICE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2016. MYRTLE BEACH SERVICE FROM LAKE CITY AND MARION COUNTY WILL NOT OPERATE SATURDAY OR SUNDAY OCT Read more of this news article.

SEVERE WEATHER ADVISORY

posted on October 05, 2016

With TODAY's weather forecast calling for tropical storm conditions, PDRTA officials will continue monitoring weather conditions to determine any further change in service.  Read more of this news article.

NEW FARE STRUCTURE

posted on September 06, 2016

Effective on September 6, 2016 PDRTA will no longer sell transfers. Customers desiring to transfer from one route to another will need to pay a 2nd fare. Read more of this news article.

PDRTA CONSIDERS FARE CHANGE

posted on July 07, 2016

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is accepting public comments on proposed changes to the fare structure on the Florence Transit System. The public comment period runs through July 12. Read more of this news article.

Shuttle Service for the Arts International Festival

posted on April 01, 2016

PDRTA will provide shuttle service to and from Arts International in downtown Florence on April 9, 2016.  Read more of this news article.

Interested in bus service between Florence and Lake City?

posted on January 28, 2016

Take a moment to fill out the online survey. Read more of this news article.

The New Routes are Rolling!

posted on January 22, 2016

Long-awaited expanded bus service began this week, and will connect smaller Pee Dee communities on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Read more of this news article.

Boy scouts adding seats for PDRTA bus routes!

posted on January 20, 2016

Boy Scout John Matthews of Darlington is in the process of adding seating for the Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authoriy's DART bus route as his Eagle Scout project. Read more of this news article.

New Bus Service

posted on January 12, 2016

PDRTA has partnered with Genesis Health Care to offer new bus services beginning in January 2016. Each new service will operate once a week. Read more of this news article.

Public Meetings

posted on January 05, 2016

Public Information meetings for New Pilot Bus Service. Read more of this news article.

FDTC Semester Passes Are Now Available!

posted on January 05, 2016

Need a Ride? Want to $ave Money? Use your Financial Aid! No out-of-pocket costs!! Read more of this news article.

 

Christmas Day! Christmas Day!

posted on December 21, 2015

It's Christmas time and we here at PDRTA are thankful for the wonderful passengers and our amazing employees.  Read more of this news article.

 

Expanded bus service planned for 2016 in the Pee Dee Expanded bus service planned for 2016 in the Pee Dee

posted on December 21, 2015

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority will be expanding service next year. Read more of this news article.

PROPOSED NEW BUS SERVICE

posted on December 14, 2015

Proposed new bus service to Olanta, Lamar, Timmonsville, and Darlington. Read more of this news article.

Hilliard Lyons Partners with PDRTA for "Day of Thanks"

posted on November 27, 2015

Food was donated by a distributor and prepared by volunteers from local restaurants, Pepsi donated Drinks, SW Printing donated specialized banners, the United Way provided volunteers, and the PDRTA provided transportation for what turned out to be a  Read more of this news article.

PDRTA to buy new vehicles, service routes likely to grow soon

posted on November 22, 2015

Two new minivans and two new minibuses will soon be added to the fleet of the Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority, and it’s likely residents of Olanta, Timmonsville, Lamar, Turbeville, Lynchburg, Shiloh, Scranton and Coward will get to ride the Read more of this news article.

PDRTA Honors Councilwoman

posted on November 19, 2015

Darlington City Councilwoman Dyan Cohen receives honorary lifetime bus pass! Read more of this news article.

iMpact Marion County benefit thanks PDRTA for the ride

posted on November 17, 2015

Marion County iMpact Commitee holds benefit for the PDRTA! Read more of this news article.

South Carolina Pecan Festival Free Park & Ride!

posted on October 27, 2015

Continuous PDRTA bus service, every 15 minutes, beginning at 10:30 until 7:30pm from the four Park & Ride sites. Read more of this news article.

"Thanks for the Ride" Benefit Banquet for PDRTA

posted on October 09, 2015

Benefit Banquet for PDRTA (Marion County) Sunday 10.25.15 "THANKS FOR THE RIDE" Read more of this news article.

DART SERVICE TO MODIFY SCHEDULE

posted on October 07, 2015

PDRTA DARLINGTON "DART" SERVICE TO MODIFY SCHEDULE Read more of this news article.

The following will be the scheduled service for Tuesday, October 6th.

posted on October 05, 2015

The following will be the scheduled service for Tuesday, October 6th. Read more of this news article.

Want to $ave Money?

posted on October 01, 2015

In cooperation with Florence-Darlington Technical College, PDRTA is offering Semester Passes for FDTC students! Read more of this news article.

Public Hearing October 7, 2015

posted on September 25, 2015

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is considering a modification to the route of the Florence Transit System Route 6 Bus Service. Read more of this news article.

Change to Bus Route 6 Schedule

posted on September 24, 2015

Effective Monday, September 28, 2015, Route 6 of the Florence Transit System will have reduced service.  Read more of this news article.

 

Pee Dee RTA Labor Day 2015 Schedule Pee Dee RTA Labor Day 2015 Schedule

posted on September 01, 2015

Pee Dee RTA Labor Day 2015 Schedule Read more of this news article.

Notice of Termination of Bus Route 6

posted on September 01, 2015

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority Florence Transit Bus Route 6 will cease operations with the last scheduled trip on Friday September 25, 2015. Read more of this news article.

Route 7 FMU begins Monday 8/17/2015!

posted on August 12, 2015

ROUTE 7 FMU is THE SOLUTION to getting you connected to The City of Florence! Read more of this news article.

Youth Services Expo!

posted on August 11, 2015

The Mayors Coalition to Prevent Juvenile Crime is sponsoring the Youth Services Expo! Read more of this news article.

We are your solution to Poynor Adult Education!

posted on August 06, 2015

Route 4 of the Florence Transit System is your solution to and from Poynor Adult Education.  Read more of this news article.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

posted on July 31, 2015

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is considering modification of all PDRTA Transportation services in Darlington County and seek public input. Read more of this news article.

 

July 4, 2015 July 4, 2015

posted on June 25, 2015

In observance of Independence Day, The Florence Transit System will not be in operation on Saturday July 4, 2015. The Marion and Lake City Beach Routes will operate its normal service.  Read more of this news article.

 

Notice of Dart Service Change Notice of Dart Service Change

posted on June 16, 2015

Beginning July 1, 2015 the DART will change to a fixed route only and complementary para transit services will then be offered to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Read more of this news article.

 

We're Moving!!! We're Moving!!!

posted on June 08, 2015

Beginning Wednesday June 10th, 2015, our Central Transfer Point will be relocating to the Petro Station Car Wash! Read more of this news article.

 

Notice of Public Hearing Notice of Public Hearing

posted on June 01, 2015

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is considering a reduction and possible elimination of the Florence Transit System ROUTE 6 Bus service. Read more of this news article.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE - SILENT AUCTION PUBLIC NOTICE - SILENT AUCTION

posted on May 19, 2015

PUBLIC NOTICE - SILENT AUCTION Read more of this news article.

 

Memorial Day Observance Memorial Day Observance

posted on May 11, 2015

Florence Transit, Darlington-Florence Commuter, Dart and Lake Tran will not be in operation Monday May, 25 2015 in observance of Memorial Day.  Read more of this news article.

 

Route 7 FMU Service Route 7 FMU Service

posted on April 30, 2015

Friday May 8, 2015 Route 7 FMU will be out of service due to FMU Summer Break Read more of this news article.

ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN!

posted on April 29, 2015

When you purchase a S.Y.P. you are automatically entered into a drawing for a brand new Nintendo 64 Gaming System Bundle! Read more of this news article.

Get your Summer Youth Pass today!

posted on April 23, 2015

Get a Summer Youth Pass, its the hottest ticket in town for Summer Travel!! Read more of this news article.

New Partnerships!

posted on April 06, 2015

New Partnerships! Read more of this news article.

Arts International Shuttle

posted on April 01, 2015

ART INTERNATIONAL SHUTTLE Read more of this news article.

This is a great deal!

posted on March 30, 2015

Get your Summer Youth Pass for $30 today! Read more of this news article.

Service Update!

posted on February 24, 2015

Sevice Update!! Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA would like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas! PDRTA would like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas!

posted on December 18, 2014

Merry Christmas Read more of this news article.

PECAN FESTIVAL PARK AND RIDE!!!

posted on October 30, 2014

PDRTA ONCE AGAIN IS PROVIDING free Park and Ride shuttle service to the Florence Pecan Festival this Saturday, November 1 Read more of this news article.

Thanksgiving Food Dirve

posted on October 21, 2014

Get on board with your "Food for Fare"! Read more of this news article.

Route 4 Changes

posted on September 04, 2014

We have added new stops along Route 4.  Read more of this news article.

 

FREE RIDES! FREE RIDES!

posted on August 04, 2014

Try our new services absolutely free!! Read more of this news article.

 

July 4th Schedule. July 4th Schedule.

posted on July 02, 2014

PDRTA will operate the following schedule on July 4, 2014. Read more of this news article.

Route 3 to provide more Citizens with Transportation

posted on April 15, 2014

Florence Transit Expansion for Route 3 Read more of this news article.

 

Public Hearing for Potential Darlington Reduction of Service Public Hearing for Potential Darlington Reduction of Service

posted on April 15, 2014

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is considering a reduction of all PDRTA transportation services in Darlington County.  Read more of this news article.

 

New Fares for Children New Fares for Children

posted on February 26, 2014

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority completed its Public Outreach process regarding a proposal to modify the fare structure for children Read more of this news article.

 

Service Updates Service Updates

posted on February 13, 2014

Service Updates for Friday February 14th, 2014 Read more of this news article.

 

Service Interruptions Service Interruptions

posted on February 13, 2014

Service Updates due to Inclement Weather Read more of this news article.

FMU Route 7 Winter Break

posted on December 06, 2013

Route 7 FMU will make it's last scheduled trip for Winter Break on December 10th, 2013.  Read more of this news article.

Service Changes for the Florence Transit System

posted on August 28, 2013

PDRTA Reduces Service On The Florence Transit System Read more of this news article.

Public Hearings for Lake City

posted on August 27, 2013

PDRTA Announces Public Hearings for Lake City's LakeTran to consider service changes. Read more of this news article.

FLORENCE AND DARLINGTON PUBLIC HEARINGS

posted on August 02, 2013

PDRTA ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR FLORENCE AND DARLINGTON COUNTIES CONSIDERING SERVICE REDUCTIONS. Read more of this news article.

Route 6 Bus Change

posted on July 26, 2013

Starting August, 1st PDRTA will introduce a smaller more economical bus the Route 6. Read more of this news article.

PDRTA AUCTIONING VEHICLES ON EBAY

posted on July 11, 2013

PDRTA VEHICLE DISPOSITION CONTINUES Read more of this news article.

Public Hearing Marion-Myrtle Beach

posted on July 03, 2013

PDRTA Announces Public Hearing considering elimination of the Mullins-Marion Myrtle Beach Bus Route Read more of this news article.

 

July 4th Schedule July 4th Schedule

posted on June 27, 2013

PDRTA announces Independence Day(July 4th) Schedule  Read more of this news article.

FMU Route 7 Ending until the Fall Semester

posted on April 26, 2013

Francis Marion University Route 7 of the Florence Transit System will make its last scheduled stop until the Fall Semester Friday May 3rd, 2013. Read more of this news article.

DEMAND RESPONSE SERVICE SUSPENDED

posted on April 04, 2013

SUPSENSION OF DEMAND RESPONSE SERVICE Read more of this news article.

Lake City Public Hearing March 18th

posted on March 15, 2013

Lake City Public Hearing March 18th Read more of this news article.

Dillon Public Hearing March 19th

posted on March 15, 2013

Dillon Public Hearing on March 19th Read more of this news article.

Major Service Reduction

posted on March 15, 2013

PDRTA announces Major Reductions in Service  Read more of this news article.

 

2012 PDRTA Holiday Route Schedule 2012 PDRTA Holiday Route Schedule

posted on November 15, 2012

PDRTA annouces their 2012 Holiday schedule. Have a happy holiday from everyone at PDRTA. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA's Labor Day 2012 Service Schedule PDRTA's Labor Day 2012 Service Schedule

posted on August 29, 2012

PDRTA Labor Day 2012 schedule. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Service Changes PDRTA Service Changes

posted on July 17, 2012

PDRTA Service Changes. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA's July 4th Service Schedule PDRTA's July 4th Service Schedule

posted on June 25, 2012

PDRTA July 4th schedule. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Public Comments on Service Recommendations PDRTA Public Comments on Service Recommendations

posted on June 07, 2012

PDRTA public comments on service recommendations. Read more of this news article.

 

HART Service to End on May 25 HART Service to End on May 25

posted on May 25, 2012

HART Service to End On May 25. Read more of this news article.

PDRTA Holds Public Hearing in Hartsville

posted on April 02, 2012

PDRTA to have public hearing in Hartsville, SC. Read more of this news article.

New Fixed Service Route, LakeTran, Coming to Lake City

posted on December 09, 2011

This holiday season, the residents of Lake City will receive a gift that everyone can enjoy! A new Fixed Service Route is coming to Lake City! Read more of this news article.

 

2011 PDRTA Holiday Route Schedule 2011 PDRTA Holiday Route Schedule

posted on November 18, 2011

PDRTA annouces their 2011 Holiday schedule. Have a happy holiday from everyone at PDRTA. Read more of this news article.

 

Hartsville-Darlington-Florence Commuter Route Extended Hartsville-Darlington-Florence Commuter Route Extended

posted on September 22, 2011

Hartsville-Darlington-Florence Commuter Route Extended Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Extends the DART Route's Service Hours PDRTA Extends the DART Route's Service Hours

posted on September 22, 2011

PDRTA extends the service hours of the award-winning DART route. Read more of this news article.

 

Take HART! Hartsville Transit to begin October 3 Take HART! Hartsville Transit to begin October 3

posted on September 22, 2011

PDRTA's Hartsville Transit bus service begins October 3. Read more of this news article.

 

NEW! Florence Transit Route 7 Service NEW! Florence Transit Route 7 Service

posted on August 22, 2011

New Route!!! Route 7, Francis Marion University, Downtown Florence and Marion, SC. Read more of this news article.

 

Public Meetings Set for Florence, Hartsville, Lake City and Marion Public Meetings Set for Florence, Hartsville, Lake City and Marion

posted on August 01, 2011

PDRTA schedules public meetings for their new, upcoming services. Read more of this news article.

 

July 4 Holiday Schedule July 4 Holiday Schedule

posted on July 01, 2011

PDRTA will run a holiday schedule on Monday, July 4. Read more of this news article.

 

SCDOT Wants Your Input: Take SCDOT's Intercity Bus Survey SCDOT Wants Your Input: Take SCDOT's Intercity Bus Survey

posted on June 28, 2011

SCDOT Intercity Bus Survey Read more of this news article.

 

Florence Transit, DART, & Hartsville Commuter Memorial Day Schedules Florence Transit, DART, & Hartsville Commuter Memorial Day Schedules

posted on May 27, 2011

PDRTA Florence Transit, DART and Hartsville Commuter Memorial Day Schedule Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Cheraw Wins SC Chamber Safety Award PDRTA Cheraw Wins SC Chamber Safety Award

posted on March 25, 2011

Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority of Cheraw wins the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Safety Award for 2010. Read more of this news article.

 

Benny Mullins Now a Certified Safety & Security Manager Benny Mullins Now a Certified Safety & Security Manager

posted on January 25, 2011

PDRTA Safety & Training Manager Benny Mullins recently achieved Certified Safety and Security Manager status. Read more of this news article.

 

Regular Schedules on MLK Jr Holiday Regular Schedules on MLK Jr Holiday

posted on January 14, 2011

All PDRTA buses will run their regular schedules on the Martin Luther King Jr holiday, Monday, January 17. Read more of this news article.

 

Transit Service Status for Tuesday, January 11 Transit Service Status for Tuesday, January 11

posted on January 11, 2011

Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority has resumed operations in parts of its service area, which includes Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, and Marlboro Counties. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Service Suspended Due to Weather for Monday, January 10 PDRTA Service Suspended Due to Weather for Monday, January 10

posted on January 10, 2011

PDRTA transit and paratransit service has been suspended for Monday, January 10 due to snow/ice/sleet throughout the service area. Normal operations are expected to resume on Tuesday. Read more of this news article.

 

Florence Transit & DART Holiday Schedule for 2010 Florence Transit & DART Holiday Schedule for 2010

posted on December 23, 2010

Happy Holidays from PDRTA! We hope to make your travels safer and less expensive this holiday season. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Honors Employees at Annual Celebration PDRTA Honors Employees at Annual Celebration

posted on December 08, 2010

At its annual End of Year Celebration on Friday, December 3, PDRTA presented its annual awards. PDRTA Board Chairman and Executive Director Janice Baroody presented the Employee of the Year awards. Read more of this news article.

 

Ride the Reindeer Shuttle at the Mall This December! Ride the Reindeer Shuttle at the Mall This December!

posted on November 30, 2010

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority (PDRTA) Reindeer Shuttle will provide Saturday service between Magnolia and Florence Malls between November 27 and December 18, 2010. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Fare Cards Now Available at Piggly Wiggly Stores PDRTA Fare Cards Now Available at Piggly Wiggly Stores

posted on November 10, 2010

PDRTA Fare Cards and Passes are now available at Piggly Wiggly. Read more of this news article.

 

FREE Ride to the SC Pecan Festival With Donation FREE Ride to the SC Pecan Festival With Donation

posted on October 21, 2010

Local residents and out of town visitors can take Florence Transit System buses to the Pecan Festival on Saturday, November 6. And, with a donation of a canned or packaged food item, PDRTA will waive the bus fare! Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Driver Honored by SCDHHS PDRTA Driver Honored by SCDHHS

posted on October 19, 2010

Veteran PDRTA driver Venca Sinclair was honored by the SC Department of Health and Human Services for going above and beyond the call of duty on behalf of an SCDHHS beneficiary. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Mechanics Take 1st Place at State Bus Roadeo PDRTA Mechanics Take 1st Place at State Bus Roadeo

posted on October 19, 2010

PDRTA mechanics Jason Evans, Danny Caulder and Maintenance Manager Ronnie Newsome took first place at the Annual SCDOT/TASC Roadeo held Saturday, October 16 at the SC Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia. Read more of this news article.

 

Florence Transit Will Be Fare Free on Election Day Florence Transit Will Be Fare Free on Election Day

posted on October 15, 2010

PDRTA's Florence Transit System will be free to riders on Tuesday, November 2. Florence Transit has 6 bus routes operating between 6am - 6pm weekdays. Read more of this news article.

 

Vehicle & Surplus Equipment Auction on September 25 Vehicle & Surplus Equipment Auction on September 25

posted on September 16, 2010

PDRTA will host a public auction for ten (10) cutaway type vehicles and surplus equipment on September 25, 2010 at its Florence location, 313 Stadium Rd, Florence beginning at 10am. Read more of this news article.

 

Ride With Us On Our Florence Transit System Ride With Us On Our Florence Transit System

posted on August 09, 2010

Want to learn more about PDRTA's Florence Transit System? Watch our new video commercial and ride with us as we discuss the award winning Florence Transit System. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Receives Top Honors From the South Carolina DOT PDRTA Receives Top Honors From the South Carolina DOT

posted on May 24, 2010

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority (PDRTA) brought home two top SCDOT awards from the recent Transportation Association of South Carolina (TASC) conference: Best Urban Transit Provider of the Year, and bus operator Amy Ragin was named bes Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Launches New Site PDRTA Launches New Site

posted on May 24, 2010

PDRTA launches a new website. The site is a product of research and dedication to our riders, offering them the best in online services. We can only hope that you enjoy using our website as much as we enjoy bringing it to you. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Celebrates National Transportation Week PDRTA Celebrates National Transportation Week

posted on May 12, 2010

May 17-21 is National Transportation Week and the Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority has a lot to celebrate. In addition to being named Best Rural Transportation Provider of 2010, the authority is now experiencing over 2,000 riders per week o Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA / Florence Transit System to Serve Methodist Manor PDRTA / Florence Transit System to Serve Methodist Manor

posted on April 20, 2010

With the safety and comfort of their passengers in mind, the Pee Dee Regional Transit Authority (PDRTA) is extending the Florence Transit Route 5 line to offer service to the United-Methodist Manor. Read more of this news article.

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DART Route Change Notice

posted on October 12, 2017

Beginning 10/16/17 new changes to the DART Route will take effect. Read more of this news article.

FREE BUS TO DILLON HIRING EVENT!

posted on October 12, 2017

The Pee Dee Office of SC WORKS is partnering with PDRTA to provide FREE bus transportation to a hiring event at Harbor Freight Tools in Dillon. The event is scheduled for Thursday October 19 from 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM at the Harbor Freight plant. Read more of this news article.

Notice of New Route 7 Stops

posted on October 05, 2017

Route 7 service at Bi Lo in Mullins begins this Monday, 10/9/17. Read more of this news article.

The New Florence Downtown Connect Has Arrived

posted on July 17, 2017

The "Downtown Connect" shuttle line will operate from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. , Monday through Thursday, and 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Fridays. Read more of this news article.

PDRTA TO SELL VEHICLES

posted on July 06, 2017

PDRTA TO BEGIN VEHICLE DISPOSITION Read more of this news article.

Florence Transfer Center Opening Soon!

posted on June 21, 2017

People in Florence will soon have another, safer option when waiting for ride to work or school. Read more of this news article.

PDRTA driver, mechanics earn top honors in statewide competition

posted on March 29, 2017

Pee Dee Regional Transportation Agency won top honors in two out of five categories in statewide competition at Myrtle Beach Saturday. Read more of this news article.

NOTICE OF FARE INCREASE TO PASSENGERS FROM MULLINS SC

posted on March 17, 2017

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority Board of Directors has authorized an increase of bus fares for passengers riding between Mullins and Myrtle Beach as follows. Read more of this news article.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

posted on March 06, 2017

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is proposing elimination of daily bus service between Mullins and Myrtle Beach. Read more of this news article.

PDRTA PARTNERS WITH FLORENCE COUNTY VETERANS

posted on February 27, 2017

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority has partnered with the Florence County Veterans Affairs .Office to provide free bus transportation on scheduled PDRTA bus routes in Florence and Lake City.  Read more of this news article.

Leadership Florence - Ride A Mile In My Shoes

posted on February 08, 2017

On December 13th, The Florence Chamber’s Leadership Florence program took part in a program called Ride A Mile in My Shoes. With help from PDRTA, Florence-Darlington Technical College, HopeHealth and Poynor Adult Ed, participa Read more of this news article.

PEE DEE RTA IS SET TO EXPAND

posted on January 25, 2017

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is expanding its main Florence Transit Center location.  Read more of this news article.

New bus routes could bring money to downtown Florence

posted on January 23, 2017

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority (PDRTA) is considering more bus routes in downtown Florence that would take visitors in Florence hotels to nearby restaurants. Read more of this news article.

 

PECAN FESTIVAL FREE PARK AND RIDE SHUTTLES PECAN FESTIVAL FREE PARK AND RIDE SHUTTLES

posted on November 02, 2016

To help alleviate traffic congestion and parking struggles for the Pecan Festival this Saturday, PDRTA will again be offering free Park and Ride shuttle bus services to the public from four locations around Florence. Bus operations will start at 10: Read more of this news article.

All aboard the New Downtown Shuttle

posted on October 20, 2016

Get onboard The FREE New Downtown Shuttle! Did we mention its FREE? Read more of this news article.

PDRTA RESUMES BUS SERVICE

posted on October 11, 2016

Due to improvements in road conditions PDRTA will RESUME bus service on Wednesday October 11, 2016. PDRTA will resume normal daily bus service with the following exceptions. The Florence Transit System will begin operating at 7am with a 1 hour dela Read more of this news article.

 

Service Alert for Hurricane Matthew Service Alert for Hurricane Matthew

posted on October 07, 2016

DUE TO THE SEVERE WEATHER FORECAST FOR FLORENCE, IN THE INTERESTS OF PUBLIC SAFETY THERE WILL BE NO FLORENCE TRANSIT SERVICE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2016. MYRTLE BEACH SERVICE FROM LAKE CITY AND MARION COUNTY WILL NOT OPERATE SATURDAY OR SUNDAY OCT Read more of this news article.

SEVERE WEATHER ADVISORY

posted on October 05, 2016

With TODAY's weather forecast calling for tropical storm conditions, PDRTA officials will continue monitoring weather conditions to determine any further change in service.  Read more of this news article.

NEW FARE STRUCTURE

posted on September 06, 2016

Effective on September 6, 2016 PDRTA will no longer sell transfers. Customers desiring to transfer from one route to another will need to pay a 2nd fare. Read more of this news article.

PDRTA CONSIDERS FARE CHANGE

posted on July 07, 2016

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is accepting public comments on proposed changes to the fare structure on the Florence Transit System. The public comment period runs through July 12. Read more of this news article.

Shuttle Service for the Arts International Festival

posted on April 01, 2016

PDRTA will provide shuttle service to and from Arts International in downtown Florence on April 9, 2016.  Read more of this news article.

Interested in bus service between Florence and Lake City?

posted on January 28, 2016

Take a moment to fill out the online survey. Read more of this news article.

The New Routes are Rolling!

posted on January 22, 2016

Long-awaited expanded bus service began this week, and will connect smaller Pee Dee communities on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Read more of this news article.

Boy scouts adding seats for PDRTA bus routes!

posted on January 20, 2016

Boy Scout John Matthews of Darlington is in the process of adding seating for the Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authoriy's DART bus route as his Eagle Scout project. Read more of this news article.

New Bus Service

posted on January 12, 2016

PDRTA has partnered with Genesis Health Care to offer new bus services beginning in January 2016. Each new service will operate once a week. Read more of this news article.

Public Meetings

posted on January 05, 2016

Public Information meetings for New Pilot Bus Service. Read more of this news article.

FDTC Semester Passes Are Now Available!

posted on January 05, 2016

Need a Ride? Want to $ave Money? Use your Financial Aid! No out-of-pocket costs!! Read more of this news article.

 

Christmas Day! Christmas Day!

posted on December 21, 2015

It's Christmas time and we here at PDRTA are thankful for the wonderful passengers and our amazing employees.  Read more of this news article.

 

Expanded bus service planned for 2016 in the Pee Dee Expanded bus service planned for 2016 in the Pee Dee

posted on December 21, 2015

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority will be expanding service next year. Read more of this news article.

PROPOSED NEW BUS SERVICE

posted on December 14, 2015

Proposed new bus service to Olanta, Lamar, Timmonsville, and Darlington. Read more of this news article.

Hilliard Lyons Partners with PDRTA for "Day of Thanks"

posted on November 27, 2015

Food was donated by a distributor and prepared by volunteers from local restaurants, Pepsi donated Drinks, SW Printing donated specialized banners, the United Way provided volunteers, and the PDRTA provided transportation for what turned out to be a  Read more of this news article.

PDRTA to buy new vehicles, service routes likely to grow soon

posted on November 22, 2015

Two new minivans and two new minibuses will soon be added to the fleet of the Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority, and it’s likely residents of Olanta, Timmonsville, Lamar, Turbeville, Lynchburg, Shiloh, Scranton and Coward will get to ride the Read more of this news article.

PDRTA Honors Councilwoman

posted on November 19, 2015

Darlington City Councilwoman Dyan Cohen receives honorary lifetime bus pass! Read more of this news article.

iMpact Marion County benefit thanks PDRTA for the ride

posted on November 17, 2015

Marion County iMpact Commitee holds benefit for the PDRTA! Read more of this news article.

South Carolina Pecan Festival Free Park & Ride!

posted on October 27, 2015

Continuous PDRTA bus service, every 15 minutes, beginning at 10:30 until 7:30pm from the four Park & Ride sites. Read more of this news article.

"Thanks for the Ride" Benefit Banquet for PDRTA

posted on October 09, 2015

Benefit Banquet for PDRTA (Marion County) Sunday 10.25.15 "THANKS FOR THE RIDE" Read more of this news article.

DART SERVICE TO MODIFY SCHEDULE

posted on October 07, 2015

PDRTA DARLINGTON "DART" SERVICE TO MODIFY SCHEDULE Read more of this news article.

The following will be the scheduled service for Tuesday, October 6th.

posted on October 05, 2015

The following will be the scheduled service for Tuesday, October 6th. Read more of this news article.

Want to $ave Money?

posted on October 01, 2015

In cooperation with Florence-Darlington Technical College, PDRTA is offering Semester Passes for FDTC students! Read more of this news article.

Public Hearing October 7, 2015

posted on September 25, 2015

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is considering a modification to the route of the Florence Transit System Route 6 Bus Service. Read more of this news article.

Change to Bus Route 6 Schedule

posted on September 24, 2015

Effective Monday, September 28, 2015, Route 6 of the Florence Transit System will have reduced service.  Read more of this news article.

 

Pee Dee RTA Labor Day 2015 Schedule Pee Dee RTA Labor Day 2015 Schedule

posted on September 01, 2015

Pee Dee RTA Labor Day 2015 Schedule Read more of this news article.

Notice of Termination of Bus Route 6

posted on September 01, 2015

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority Florence Transit Bus Route 6 will cease operations with the last scheduled trip on Friday September 25, 2015. Read more of this news article.

Route 7 FMU begins Monday 8/17/2015!

posted on August 12, 2015

ROUTE 7 FMU is THE SOLUTION to getting you connected to The City of Florence! Read more of this news article.

Youth Services Expo!

posted on August 11, 2015

The Mayors Coalition to Prevent Juvenile Crime is sponsoring the Youth Services Expo! Read more of this news article.

We are your solution to Poynor Adult Education!

posted on August 06, 2015

Route 4 of the Florence Transit System is your solution to and from Poynor Adult Education.  Read more of this news article.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

posted on July 31, 2015

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is considering modification of all PDRTA Transportation services in Darlington County and seek public input. Read more of this news article.

 

July 4, 2015 July 4, 2015

posted on June 25, 2015

In observance of Independence Day, The Florence Transit System will not be in operation on Saturday July 4, 2015. The Marion and Lake City Beach Routes will operate its normal service.  Read more of this news article.

 

Notice of Dart Service Change Notice of Dart Service Change

posted on June 16, 2015

Beginning July 1, 2015 the DART will change to a fixed route only and complementary para transit services will then be offered to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Read more of this news article.

 

We're Moving!!! We're Moving!!!

posted on June 08, 2015

Beginning Wednesday June 10th, 2015, our Central Transfer Point will be relocating to the Petro Station Car Wash! Read more of this news article.

 

Notice of Public Hearing Notice of Public Hearing

posted on June 01, 2015

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is considering a reduction and possible elimination of the Florence Transit System ROUTE 6 Bus service. Read more of this news article.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE - SILENT AUCTION PUBLIC NOTICE - SILENT AUCTION

posted on May 19, 2015

PUBLIC NOTICE - SILENT AUCTION Read more of this news article.

 

Memorial Day Observance Memorial Day Observance

posted on May 11, 2015

Florence Transit, Darlington-Florence Commuter, Dart and Lake Tran will not be in operation Monday May, 25 2015 in observance of Memorial Day.  Read more of this news article.

 

Route 7 FMU Service Route 7 FMU Service

posted on April 30, 2015

Friday May 8, 2015 Route 7 FMU will be out of service due to FMU Summer Break Read more of this news article.

ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN!

posted on April 29, 2015

When you purchase a S.Y.P. you are automatically entered into a drawing for a brand new Nintendo 64 Gaming System Bundle! Read more of this news article.

Get your Summer Youth Pass today!

posted on April 23, 2015

Get a Summer Youth Pass, its the hottest ticket in town for Summer Travel!! Read more of this news article.

New Partnerships!

posted on April 06, 2015

New Partnerships! Read more of this news article.

Arts International Shuttle

posted on April 01, 2015

ART INTERNATIONAL SHUTTLE Read more of this news article.

This is a great deal!

posted on March 30, 2015

Get your Summer Youth Pass for $30 today! Read more of this news article.

Service Update!

posted on February 24, 2015

Sevice Update!! Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA would like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas! PDRTA would like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas!

posted on December 18, 2014

Merry Christmas Read more of this news article.

PECAN FESTIVAL PARK AND RIDE!!!

posted on October 30, 2014

PDRTA ONCE AGAIN IS PROVIDING free Park and Ride shuttle service to the Florence Pecan Festival this Saturday, November 1 Read more of this news article.

Thanksgiving Food Dirve

posted on October 21, 2014

Get on board with your "Food for Fare"! Read more of this news article.

Route 4 Changes

posted on September 04, 2014

We have added new stops along Route 4.  Read more of this news article.

 

FREE RIDES! FREE RIDES!

posted on August 04, 2014

Try our new services absolutely free!! Read more of this news article.

 

July 4th Schedule. July 4th Schedule.

posted on July 02, 2014

PDRTA will operate the following schedule on July 4, 2014. Read more of this news article.

Route 3 to provide more Citizens with Transportation

posted on April 15, 2014

Florence Transit Expansion for Route 3 Read more of this news article.

 

Public Hearing for Potential Darlington Reduction of Service Public Hearing for Potential Darlington Reduction of Service

posted on April 15, 2014

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority is considering a reduction of all PDRTA transportation services in Darlington County.  Read more of this news article.

 

New Fares for Children New Fares for Children

posted on February 26, 2014

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority completed its Public Outreach process regarding a proposal to modify the fare structure for children Read more of this news article.

 

Service Updates Service Updates

posted on February 13, 2014

Service Updates for Friday February 14th, 2014 Read more of this news article.

 

Service Interruptions Service Interruptions

posted on February 13, 2014

Service Updates due to Inclement Weather Read more of this news article.

FMU Route 7 Winter Break

posted on December 06, 2013

Route 7 FMU will make it's last scheduled trip for Winter Break on December 10th, 2013.  Read more of this news article.

Service Changes for the Florence Transit System

posted on August 28, 2013

PDRTA Reduces Service On The Florence Transit System Read more of this news article.

Public Hearings for Lake City

posted on August 27, 2013

PDRTA Announces Public Hearings for Lake City's LakeTran to consider service changes. Read more of this news article.

FLORENCE AND DARLINGTON PUBLIC HEARINGS

posted on August 02, 2013

PDRTA ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR FLORENCE AND DARLINGTON COUNTIES CONSIDERING SERVICE REDUCTIONS. Read more of this news article.

Route 6 Bus Change

posted on July 26, 2013

Starting August, 1st PDRTA will introduce a smaller more economical bus the Route 6. Read more of this news article.

PDRTA AUCTIONING VEHICLES ON EBAY

posted on July 11, 2013

PDRTA VEHICLE DISPOSITION CONTINUES Read more of this news article.

Public Hearing Marion-Myrtle Beach

posted on July 03, 2013

PDRTA Announces Public Hearing considering elimination of the Mullins-Marion Myrtle Beach Bus Route Read more of this news article.

 

July 4th Schedule July 4th Schedule

posted on June 27, 2013

PDRTA announces Independence Day(July 4th) Schedule  Read more of this news article.

FMU Route 7 Ending until the Fall Semester

posted on April 26, 2013

Francis Marion University Route 7 of the Florence Transit System will make its last scheduled stop until the Fall Semester Friday May 3rd, 2013. Read more of this news article.

DEMAND RESPONSE SERVICE SUSPENDED

posted on April 04, 2013

SUPSENSION OF DEMAND RESPONSE SERVICE Read more of this news article.

Lake City Public Hearing March 18th

posted on March 15, 2013

Lake City Public Hearing March 18th Read more of this news article.

Dillon Public Hearing March 19th

posted on March 15, 2013

Dillon Public Hearing on March 19th Read more of this news article.

Major Service Reduction

posted on March 15, 2013

PDRTA announces Major Reductions in Service  Read more of this news article.

 

2012 PDRTA Holiday Route Schedule 2012 PDRTA Holiday Route Schedule

posted on November 15, 2012

PDRTA annouces their 2012 Holiday schedule. Have a happy holiday from everyone at PDRTA. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA's Labor Day 2012 Service Schedule PDRTA's Labor Day 2012 Service Schedule

posted on August 29, 2012

PDRTA Labor Day 2012 schedule. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Service Changes PDRTA Service Changes

posted on July 17, 2012

PDRTA Service Changes. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA's July 4th Service Schedule PDRTA's July 4th Service Schedule

posted on June 25, 2012

PDRTA July 4th schedule. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Public Comments on Service Recommendations PDRTA Public Comments on Service Recommendations

posted on June 07, 2012

PDRTA public comments on service recommendations. Read more of this news article.

 

HART Service to End on May 25 HART Service to End on May 25

posted on May 25, 2012

HART Service to End On May 25. Read more of this news article.

PDRTA Holds Public Hearing in Hartsville

posted on April 02, 2012

PDRTA to have public hearing in Hartsville, SC. Read more of this news article.

New Fixed Service Route, LakeTran, Coming to Lake City

posted on December 09, 2011

This holiday season, the residents of Lake City will receive a gift that everyone can enjoy! A new Fixed Service Route is coming to Lake City! Read more of this news article.

 

2011 PDRTA Holiday Route Schedule 2011 PDRTA Holiday Route Schedule

posted on November 18, 2011

PDRTA annouces their 2011 Holiday schedule. Have a happy holiday from everyone at PDRTA. Read more of this news article.

 

Hartsville-Darlington-Florence Commuter Route Extended Hartsville-Darlington-Florence Commuter Route Extended

posted on September 22, 2011

Hartsville-Darlington-Florence Commuter Route Extended Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Extends the DART Route's Service Hours PDRTA Extends the DART Route's Service Hours

posted on September 22, 2011

PDRTA extends the service hours of the award-winning DART route. Read more of this news article.

 

Take HART! Hartsville Transit to begin October 3 Take HART! Hartsville Transit to begin October 3

posted on September 22, 2011

PDRTA's Hartsville Transit bus service begins October 3. Read more of this news article.

 

NEW! Florence Transit Route 7 Service NEW! Florence Transit Route 7 Service

posted on August 22, 2011

New Route!!! Route 7, Francis Marion University, Downtown Florence and Marion, SC. Read more of this news article.

 

Public Meetings Set for Florence, Hartsville, Lake City and Marion Public Meetings Set for Florence, Hartsville, Lake City and Marion

posted on August 01, 2011

PDRTA schedules public meetings for their new, upcoming services. Read more of this news article.

 

July 4 Holiday Schedule July 4 Holiday Schedule

posted on July 01, 2011

PDRTA will run a holiday schedule on Monday, July 4. Read more of this news article.

 

SCDOT Wants Your Input: Take SCDOT's Intercity Bus Survey SCDOT Wants Your Input: Take SCDOT's Intercity Bus Survey

posted on June 28, 2011

SCDOT Intercity Bus Survey Read more of this news article.

 

Florence Transit, DART, & Hartsville Commuter Memorial Day Schedules Florence Transit, DART, & Hartsville Commuter Memorial Day Schedules

posted on May 27, 2011

PDRTA Florence Transit, DART and Hartsville Commuter Memorial Day Schedule Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Cheraw Wins SC Chamber Safety Award PDRTA Cheraw Wins SC Chamber Safety Award

posted on March 25, 2011

Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority of Cheraw wins the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Safety Award for 2010. Read more of this news article.

 

Benny Mullins Now a Certified Safety & Security Manager Benny Mullins Now a Certified Safety & Security Manager

posted on January 25, 2011

PDRTA Safety & Training Manager Benny Mullins recently achieved Certified Safety and Security Manager status. Read more of this news article.

 

Regular Schedules on MLK Jr Holiday Regular Schedules on MLK Jr Holiday

posted on January 14, 2011

All PDRTA buses will run their regular schedules on the Martin Luther King Jr holiday, Monday, January 17. Read more of this news article.

 

Transit Service Status for Tuesday, January 11 Transit Service Status for Tuesday, January 11

posted on January 11, 2011

Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority has resumed operations in parts of its service area, which includes Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, and Marlboro Counties. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Service Suspended Due to Weather for Monday, January 10 PDRTA Service Suspended Due to Weather for Monday, January 10

posted on January 10, 2011

PDRTA transit and paratransit service has been suspended for Monday, January 10 due to snow/ice/sleet throughout the service area. Normal operations are expected to resume on Tuesday. Read more of this news article.

 

Florence Transit & DART Holiday Schedule for 2010 Florence Transit & DART Holiday Schedule for 2010

posted on December 23, 2010

Happy Holidays from PDRTA! We hope to make your travels safer and less expensive this holiday season. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Honors Employees at Annual Celebration PDRTA Honors Employees at Annual Celebration

posted on December 08, 2010

At its annual End of Year Celebration on Friday, December 3, PDRTA presented its annual awards. PDRTA Board Chairman and Executive Director Janice Baroody presented the Employee of the Year awards. Read more of this news article.

 

Ride the Reindeer Shuttle at the Mall This December! Ride the Reindeer Shuttle at the Mall This December!

posted on November 30, 2010

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority (PDRTA) Reindeer Shuttle will provide Saturday service between Magnolia and Florence Malls between November 27 and December 18, 2010. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Fare Cards Now Available at Piggly Wiggly Stores PDRTA Fare Cards Now Available at Piggly Wiggly Stores

posted on November 10, 2010

PDRTA Fare Cards and Passes are now available at Piggly Wiggly. Read more of this news article.

 

FREE Ride to the SC Pecan Festival With Donation FREE Ride to the SC Pecan Festival With Donation

posted on October 21, 2010

Local residents and out of town visitors can take Florence Transit System buses to the Pecan Festival on Saturday, November 6. And, with a donation of a canned or packaged food item, PDRTA will waive the bus fare! Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Driver Honored by SCDHHS PDRTA Driver Honored by SCDHHS

posted on October 19, 2010

Veteran PDRTA driver Venca Sinclair was honored by the SC Department of Health and Human Services for going above and beyond the call of duty on behalf of an SCDHHS beneficiary. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Mechanics Take 1st Place at State Bus Roadeo PDRTA Mechanics Take 1st Place at State Bus Roadeo

posted on October 19, 2010

PDRTA mechanics Jason Evans, Danny Caulder and Maintenance Manager Ronnie Newsome took first place at the Annual SCDOT/TASC Roadeo held Saturday, October 16 at the SC Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia. Read more of this news article.

 

Florence Transit Will Be Fare Free on Election Day Florence Transit Will Be Fare Free on Election Day

posted on October 15, 2010

PDRTA's Florence Transit System will be free to riders on Tuesday, November 2. Florence Transit has 6 bus routes operating between 6am - 6pm weekdays. Read more of this news article.

 

Vehicle & Surplus Equipment Auction on September 25 Vehicle & Surplus Equipment Auction on September 25

posted on September 16, 2010

PDRTA will host a public auction for ten (10) cutaway type vehicles and surplus equipment on September 25, 2010 at its Florence location, 313 Stadium Rd, Florence beginning at 10am. Read more of this news article.

 

Ride With Us On Our Florence Transit System Ride With Us On Our Florence Transit System

posted on August 09, 2010

Want to learn more about PDRTA's Florence Transit System? Watch our new video commercial and ride with us as we discuss the award winning Florence Transit System. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Receives Top Honors From the South Carolina DOT PDRTA Receives Top Honors From the South Carolina DOT

posted on May 24, 2010

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority (PDRTA) brought home two top SCDOT awards from the recent Transportation Association of South Carolina (TASC) conference: Best Urban Transit Provider of the Year, and bus operator Amy Ragin was named bes Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Launches New Site PDRTA Launches New Site

posted on May 24, 2010

PDRTA launches a new website. The site is a product of research and dedication to our riders, offering them the best in online services. We can only hope that you enjoy using our website as much as we enjoy bringing it to you. Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA Celebrates National Transportation Week PDRTA Celebrates National Transportation Week

posted on May 12, 2010

May 17-21 is National Transportation Week and the Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority has a lot to celebrate. In addition to being named Best Rural Transportation Provider of 2010, the authority is now experiencing over 2,000 riders per week o Read more of this news article.

 

PDRTA / Florence Transit System to Serve Methodist Manor PDRTA / Florence Transit System to Serve Methodist Manor

posted on April 20, 2010

With the safety and comfort of their passengers in mind, the Pee Dee Regional Transit Authority (PDRTA) is extending the Florence Transit Route 5 line to offer service to the United-Methodist Manor. Read more of this news article.



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