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  • NHDOT & Concord Coach Lines Transfer Commuter Coaches to COAST - 12/08/14
    Dover, NH - The Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation (COAST) took delivery of two model year 2000 MCI DL3 commuter coaches from Concord Coach Lines Friday. The coaches, previously purchas...Read More
  • Invitation for Bids - 07/25/14
    COAST is inviting firm fixed-price bids for one (1) new accessible bus (van cutaway). Bids will be due by 10am on August 15, 2014. To receive a copy of the bid package, please email Rad Nichols at inf...Read More
  • New COAST Route 20 - Go Direct and Pay Less from Rochester to Pease - 05/28/14
    COAST announces the new Route 20 bus that goes directly from Rochester to Pease Monday thru Friday effective June 2.  This cost is only $1.50 a ride or $52 a month for a monthly pass.  Roc...Read More
  • Public Notice - 04/15/14
    Public Notice COAST   The Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation (COAST) intends to apply for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds, under 49 USC § 5310, on behalf...Read More
  • Fare Increase Approved - 04/07/14
    The COAST Board of Directors voted at their March meeting to approve the proposed increase to fares changed to ride the Clipper Connection routes. The fare increase will be limited to Clipper Connecti...Read More
  • Farmington Services in Jeopardy - 03/05/14
    At Town Meeting next Wednesday, March 12, voters in Farmington will once again have a chance to weigh in on whether public transit service, connecting their community with Rochester (and beyond), cont...Read More
  • Proposed Clipper Connection Fare Increase - 02/07/14
    COAST has annouced a proposed fare increase for it's Clipper Connection express commuter bus routes. Please see the press release ....Read More
  • Career Opportunity - 12/06/13
    COAST is looking to fill a recently opened Mechanic position. See more about the opportunity ....Read More
  • Military Personnel & Families Honored - 11/04/13
    COAST to Provide Free Rides on Veterans Day - In honor of all who have served our country, on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2013, all United States military personnel who are currently active or...Read More
  • Collision in Somersworth - 10/25/13
    This morning one of the Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation’s (COAST’s) public transit buses was involved in a collision while in service on Main Street in Somersworth, NH. The collis...Read More
  • North Bus Continues to Expand - 10/24/13
    North Bus Destinations in Rochester Expanded - COAST’s North Bus has been providing safe, reliable service to Rochester for residents of Wakefield, Farmington, New Durham, Middleton, Milton, and Br...Read More
  • Record Summer - 09/09/13
    COAST Bus Service Proving Very Popular - Have you noticed lately all the people standing at COAST bus stops when you are driving through your Town or City? We have! They are all taking advantage of ...Read More
  • Service & Fare Change - 09/06/13
    After considering the very limited feedback received on the select service changes and fare increases proposed in early July to offset strained municipal budgets and increasing operating costs, the CO...Read More
  • COAST Project to Promote Commuting Options - 09/06/13
    Bumper to bumper traffic on the Little Bay Bridge, insufficient parking in downtown Portsmouth, spiraling gas prices, poor air quality.  These quality of life issues are becoming more prevalent a...Read More
  • Proposed Fare Increase and Service Changes - 07/09/13
    July 9th, 2013 After yet another year of near record ridership on the Greater Seacoast’s regional transit system, COAST is announcing very select service changes and fare increases to offset ...Read More
  • 2014 - 2016 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Notice - 07/02/13
    Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Notice   Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 49 C.F.R. 26.45, that the Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation (COAST) has ...Read More
  • Major Schedule Improvements Result in 25% More Riders on Buses - 04/01/13
    After implementing vast service improvements for weekday commuters last summer, COAST is excited to announce a 25% increase in the number of riders using its Route 2 bus service. This particular bus r...Read More

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