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PDRTA Expanded Bus Service for Councilman Robinson’s Funeral

on Monday, 28 March 2016. Posted in News

The Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority (PDRTA) will offer additional bus service in response to an anticipated increase in ridership to Councilman Ed Robinson’s Funeral scheduled for Tuesday March 29, at 11 am at the Florence Civic Center.

PDRTA will operate the regular scheduled Florence Transit Service for Tuesday but will also schedule additional service beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Bus Route 3 which covers the East Florence neighborhoods and Bus Route 2 which covers the North Florence neighborhoods.

PDRTA will also provide an additional Route 1 bus that serves the West Florence Community and travels to the Florence Civic Center.  Bus service will be available from the Civic Center to the Florence National Cemetery at 803 E. National Cemetery Rd which is covered by the Florence Transit Route 3.

For more detailed information including boarding locations and times for this added servicecall PDRTA at 843-665-2227 ext. 2 or visit our website at

Chuck MacNeil, PDRTA Executive Director said, “Based on interest levels we anticipate above average passenger counts for people wishing to attend Councilman Robinson’s funeral and want to be prepared.  What a fitting tribute it would be to have buses of people arrive to pay respects to a man who for decades worked very hard to enhance public transportation in Florence and the Pee Dee”.

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