Transportation

Flixbus is back in Biloxi

Starting today, America’s fastest growing and most innovative intercity bus network is restarting its service back in Biloxi. Flixbus operated briefly in Biloxi in 2019. The bus will service trips to…

CTA offering free casino hopper rides each Saturday in April

To help support the reopening of the local tourist economy, the Coast Transit Authority is inviting everyone to ride the casino hopper for free every Saturday in April. With service every 25 minutes and buses disinfected daily,…

AMTRAK to complete platform repairs on Gulf Coast Stations

Amtrak announced today that they will make upgrades to rail platforms in coastal cities ahead of the restoration of passenger rail service. Today, Dr. David Handera, Amtrak Vice President of Stations and Accessibility, made the following remarks at the quarterly…

CTA Holiday Schedule

Coast Transit Authority has released their holiday schedule. Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24, 2020 – Routes will END as follows: Beachcomber – East and West Bound – 6:35pm Casino Hopper – 6:03pm Rt 4 D’Iberville – 5:15pm Rt 7 Ocean…

CTA receives Coronavirus Aid Relief grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration today announced a $7.9 million grant award to the Coast Transit Authority in Gulfport Mississippi, as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed by President Donald J.…

CTA offers free hurricane evacuation service

While Cristobal has passed through our area, hurricane season has just begun.  Coast Transit Authority has already mapped out a route to safety for those with no way to evacuate during this hurricane season. For years, Coast Transit Authority has…

Mobile City Council supports Amtrak restoration

The long-awaited Amtrak service is one step closer to being back on the Coast. In Mobile, the City Council, by a vote of 6 to 1, approved a letter of support to the transportation department for a federal grant to…

Mobile City Council supports Amtrak restoration

The long-awaited Amtrak service is one step closer to being back on the Coast. In Mobile, the City Council, by a vote of 6 to 1, approved a letter of support to the transportation department for a federal grant to…

Mobile pushes back Amtrak vote

Our Coast has been inching closer and making efforts to bring an Amtrak system back that would run through our area connecting Mobile and New Orleans. Yesterday at Mobile’s City Council meeting the vote was pushed yet again. They have…

MDEQ awards grant to Harrison County School District Transportation Dept.

The Harrison County School District Transportation Department was awarded a $30,000 grant from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to purchase two new school buses. Harrison County School District purchased 10 new buses this year. Thanks to the MDEQ grants,…

Coastal Region Transportation Summit

Transportation officials as well as local, state, and federal leaders met at the Golden Nugget in Biloxi today to discuss important transportation issues across the Coast. Topics discussed during the Coastal Regional Transportation Summit include panel discussions on future transportation…

2019 Coastal Region Transportation Summit

Business and industry leaders from across the state are gathering on the Mississippi Gulf Coast to work on ways to improve transportation in our area. Thursday, the Coastal Region Transportation Summit will take place at the Golden Nugget. State and…