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Coast Transit Authority Buses Assisting With Transporting People From Area Shelters
Regular Bus Routes to Resume Wednesday

From: CTA  News Release  Filed 9/2/08 6:24 pm. GCN

Coast Transit Authority is assisting the American Red Cross and the Harrison County Schools today in transporting people that spent the night in storm shelters in Harrison County back to their homes or to one of the two Mass Shelters. With the exception of RT#24 Keesler and RT#26 NCBC CTA resumed service on all Fixed Routes at 12:00 p.m. today. The routes will operate until their regularly scheduled stop time.

CTA will operate all Fixed Routes on their regular schedules effective Wednesday, September 3. ADA Paratransit and Senior Citizen services for Harrison and Hancock Counties will not resume until Thursday, September 4. Transportation for dialysis patients will resume on Wednesday, September 3.

CTA will manage the return from Jackson of Harrison County evacuees. The buses from Jackson will arrive on Wednesday, September 3 from 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. CTA will provide transportation back to the community pick up points that the evacuees were picked up from and to their residences if they were picked up there. Those that do not have a place to go will be taken to a local shelter.            

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