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Service Announcement - 5.22.24

In observance of Memorial Day, we will run limited services Monday, May 27 and will resume normal scheduled services on Tuesday, May 28. - Monday, May 27 - Workforce, Demand Response and Marion/Lake City to Beach Routes only - Tuesday, May 28 - All routes will resume normal Service Hours

Public Hearing Notice - May 23, 2024 - 5.13.24

Johnsonville-Pamplico-Florence Commuter discussion on proposed changes - Thursday, May 23rd.
5:30pm - 6:30pm - Johnsonville City Hall - 111 W Broadway St, Johnsonville, SC 29555

Public Hearing Notice - May 21, 2024 - 5.13.24

Chesterfield County Public Transportation discussion on proposed changes - Tuesday, May 21st.
4:30pm - 5:30pm - Jefferson Water Oak Apartments - 303 E Elizabeth St., Jefferson, SC 297186:30pm - 7:30pm - McBee Town Hall - 38 W Juniper Ave., McBee, SC 29101
Come out to discuss and enjoy a free hotdog!

April 2024 Quarterly Newsletter - 4.15.24

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Service Announcement - 3.28.24

We will be running normal scheduled services during the upcoming holidays. Good Friday, 3/29/24 - Normal Service on all PDRTA Routes Saturday, 3/30/24 - Normal Saturday Service HoursEaster Sunday, 3/31/24 - Normal Sunday Service Hours

Public Notice - 1.26.24

Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority (PDRTA) hereby issues this public notice to inform the community of an upcoming opportunity to request a public hearing regarding the State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2023 – 2024 Section 5311 Rural Transportation Program Application. This application will be submitted to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.

Purpose of the Public Notice:
The purpose of this notice is to provide members of the public with an opportunity to request a public hearing on the SFY 2023 – 2024 Section 5311 Rural Transportation Program Application. The application outlines proposed transportation initiatives and projects that may impact the community.

Program Overview:
The Section 5311 Rural Transportation Program aims to enhance rural mobility and accessibility, ensuring that transportation services meet the needs of the community. The SFY 2023 – 2024 application outlines the projects and initiatives planned for implementation in the Pee Dee region.

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Service Alert - 1.9.24

Due to high winds and the potential for road debris we have decided to make an early closure on ALL ROUTES today, Tuesday 1/9/24, at 3pm.We will continue to monitor and update based on the weather conditions today. Continue to check back or call our office for updates. Thank you for your understanding and stay safe!

Service Alert - 1.8.24

We are monitoring tomorrow’s conditions and will update if there are any service changes. Our goal is always to provide reliable and safe transportation for our passengers.Thank you for understanding as we navigate the weather fluctuations together.

New Service Announcement - 1.5.24

We are thrilled to announce a further expansion of in Chesterfield County with two new additional routes beginning Monday, January 29th. One route will connect McBee, Jefferson and Pageland. The other route will connect Cheraw, Chesterfield and Pageland going throughRuby and Mt Croghan. Each route will provide five round trips on Monday, Wednesday and Friday with Demand Response available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for Patrick and Cash. To schedule the demand/response ride call 843-665-2227x2 24 hours ahead.

January 2024 Quarterly Newsletter - 1.4.24

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Service Announcement - 12.22.23

Happy Holidays from our PDRTA family to yours! Below is our 2023 holiday schedule:- Christmas Eve - Normal Sunday Service Hours - Christmas Day - No Service - Day after Christmas - Normal Service Hours - New Years Eve - Normal Sunday Service Hours - New Years Day - Workforce and Beach Routes only

Service Announcement - 12.18.23

Route 7 to Francis Marion University service will be suspended through winter break. Service will resume on January 3, 2024.

Service Announcement - 11.22.23

In observance of Thanksgiving, Thursday November 23rd all routes will be closed. We will resume regular operations Friday, November 24th.
PDRTA wishes you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving!

Service Announcement - 9.1.23

In observance of Labor Day, Monday September 4th, we are running limited services. The only routes running will be:
● Marion to Myrtle Beach● Lake City to Myrtle Beach● Ruiz Foods● Harbor Freight ● Performance Foods
All services will resume normal schedules Tuesday, September 5th.

Service Announcement - 8.30.23

Tomorrow, Thursday August 31, we are making the following adjustments to our services for the safety of our staff and passengers:Cancelled until further notice: ● Lake City to Myrtle Beach● Marion to Myrtle Beach● Dillon Harbor Freight (AM)● Route 7 FMUOperating on a delayed schedule as follows: ● Lake Tran: Service will start at 8:00 AM● Marion/Mullins Express: Service will start at 8:30 AM● Dillon: Service will start at 8:00 AM● Darlington: Service will start at 8:00 AM● Florence Transit: Service will start at 8:00 AM

Service Announcement - 8.29.23

As tropical storm Idalia approaches and we prepare for inclement weather, we are maintaining our normal scheduled services tomorrow, 8/30, on all routes. Stay tuned for an update on 8/30 by 4pm.

Public Hearing Notice - August 24 - 8.23.23

Join us for a conversation on public transportation in McBee, SC, Thursday, August 24 at 38 W Juniper Ave - McBee, SC 29101Session 1: 12-1pm; Session 2: 5-6pmBuses will be in the area offering free shuttle service to and from the hearings starting at 11am and again at 4pm.
McBee residents may plan ahead to schedule a ride by calling 843-665-2227 x2.

Public Announcement - July 4th - 7.3.23

In observance of July 4th, we will be limiting services Tuesday, and will resume normal scheduled services on Wednesday, July 5. The only routes running on July 4 are Marion to Myrtle Beach, Lake City to Myrtle Beach and Harbor Freight. All other routes will resume normal operation on Wednesday, July 5.

Public Announcement - Memorial Day - 5.29.23

In observance of Memorial Day, we will be limiting services Monday, May 29 and will resume normal scheduled services on Tuesday, May 30. The only routes running on Memorial Day are Marion to Myrtle Beach, Lake City to Myrtle Beach and Harbor Freight. All other routes will resume normal operation on Tuesday, May 30.

March 2023 Quarterly Newsletter - 3.13.23

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