GSATS is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) responsible for carrying out the urban transportation planning process for the Grand Strand area.

As the MPO, GSATS provides the forum for cooperative decision making in developing regional transportation plans and programs to meet changing needs. It is composed of elected and appointed officials representing local, state and federal governments or agencies having interest or responsibility in comprehensive transportation planning.




NCDOT Divisions throughout the State will be holding weeklong drop-in sessions for the public to comment on the revised Draft 2024-2033 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). See the flyer below for more information. You can also get more information through the following link:

Flyer: NCDOT STIP Public Comment

Amended TIP

Comments on the recently amended GSATS TIP can be made through November 16, 2022.
Send comments to:


To view the FY 2020 – 2021 Unified Planning Work Program Addendum 1, click here.

Carolina Bays Parkway  Extension

NCDOT and SCDOT invite you to provide input on this project via NCDOT’s online public engagement platform “”. You can access the site by visiting and scrolling down to Carolina Bays Parkway Extension, or directly via this link:

Carolina Bays Parkway Ext. Newsletter 1

Coast RTA Myrtle Beach Transfer Center Survey

Coast RTA is seeking public input to identify how the new Myrtle Beach Transfer Center could better meet your needs.

Transfer Center Relocation Study:
Coast RTA Facility Study Public Outreach

Please complete survey below: