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  • Additional Fee to Board Some Services in Somersworth - 06/30/15
    Dover, NH – At their June meeting, the Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation (COAST) Board of Directors voted to authorize an additional $0.50 fee on passengers boarding COAST buses in S...Read More
  • Redesigned Route 7 to Continue - 06/03/15
    Dover, NH – After hearing loud and clear how vitally important COAST public transit service is to residents in Exeter and Newmarket at public hearings held in late March and early April, the last tw...Read More
  • Redesigned Route 7 to Continue - 06/03/15
    Dover, NH – After hearing loud and clear how vitally important COAST public transit service is to residents in Exeter and Newmarket at public hearings held in late March and early April, the last tw...Read More
  • Portions of Route 7 Service to be Saved - 05/22/15
    Dover, NH – After months of work focused on retaining a public transit service in the Exeter/Newmarket region, a solution appears to have been fashioned. For more...Read More
  • Public Hearings/Meetings on Proposed Elimination of Route 7 Bus Service - 03/12/15
    On March 5 COAST announced, the proposed elimination of COAST Route 7 bus service, and all associated ADA paratransit service, due to a lack of political and financial support in multiple communities ...Read More
  • Public Notice - Elimination of Route 7 Service Proposed - 03/05/15
    For a number of years, some communities along Route 7 have not fully funded COAST’s financial requests, resulting in the need to reexamine whether the service could be sustained.  Over the fall...Read More
  • Public Notice - 02/17/15
    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 the Alli...Read More
  • Public Notice - 02/17/15
    Public Notice Rockingham Planning Commission The Rockingham Planning Commission (RPC) intends to apply for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds, under 49 USC § 5310, on behalf the...Read More
  • 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
  • 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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