GSATS 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Update

The Grand Strand Area Transportation Study (GSATS) is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Grand Strand area. GSATS is currently in the process of updating the Metropolitan Transportation Plan to identify the transportation needs of the GSATS region through 2045.

PRESS RELEASE – GSATS Seeks Input at Public Meetings for the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Update


Join us at anyone of the upcoming public information meetings scheduled in May!

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

  • 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Shallotte Town Hall, 110 Cheers Street, Shallotte, NC
  • 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, North Myrtle Beach City Hall, 1018 2nd Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach, SC

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

  • 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Carolina Forest Recreation Center, 2254 Carolina Forest Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC
  • 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Horry County Memorial Library, 410 Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach, SC

Thursday, May 25, 2023

  • 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Murrells Inlet Community Center, 4462 Murrells Inlet Road, Murrells Inlet, SC

From NOW through June 14, you can also voice your concerns regarding transportation in the region through the virtual public information meeting below and through the public input survey by visiting

MTP Virtual Room

GSATS 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Update

The GSATS 204 Metropolitan Transportation Plan is the overall transportation plan for the GSATS Study Area and identifies the most desirable and efficient means of meeting transportation needs through 2040.

GSATS 2040 MTP Plan Update

Appendix A – Fall 2016 Public Meetings Summary

Appendix B – Goals and Objectives TM

Appendix C – Performance Measures TM

Appendix D – Level of Service TM

Appendix E – GSATS Transportation Context TM

Appendix F – Environmental Context TM

Appendix G – Pedestrian Walkways and Bikeways TM

Appendix H – Access to Non-Roadway and Transit TM

Appendix I – Project Financing and Implementation Plan TM