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Debate on Autonomous Vehicles/Self Driving Cars

Autonomous vehicles or self-driving cars are in the development stage. Companies such as Google, Tesla and the major automakers are road testing cars right now—to see how self driving cars in all sorts of conditions....

MidPoint for Thursday, May 3- “Conspiracy” author Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday is the author of “Conspiracy: Peter Theil, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatony of Intrigue.” The book is a look at the events that led up to Hogan’s lawsuit against the website Gawker, a...

MidPoint April 12- Pat Kemp, Linda Saul-Sena & Taryn Sabia on transit

While a proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line running from Wesley Chapel to St. Petersburg continues to be the major proposal that the Tampa Bay area transportation community is rallying around, there are a number...

Ed Turanchik lays out his vision to become Tampa’s next mayor before hundreds in Tampa Heights

Although the next mayor of Tampa may not be known for more than a year, Ed Turanchik is sure off to a swift start. The 62-year-old attorney and civic activist has already raised over $100,000...

MidPoint for Thursday, March 15 – John Judis and Tampa mayoral candidate Topher Morrison

Journalist and author John B. Judis was our guest for the first part of this edition of MidPoint. Judis is an editor at large at Talking Points Memo and the author of The Populist Explosion: How...

MidPoint for Thursday, Feb 1st – Scott Pringle, lead consultant on proposed BRT project to run from Wesley Chapel to St. Pete

Scott Jacobs is with Jacobs Engineering,  the consulting group leading the Regional Transit Feasibility Plan in the Tampa Bay area. Two weeks ago, his group unveiled to the public a proposed 41-mile Bus Rapid Transit...

MidPoint for Thursday, Jan 18 – Preview of St. Pete Women March; Former St. Pete City Councilman Karl Nurse

This Sunday activists involved with last year’s Women’s March in St. Petersburg will be commemorating the occasion by holding another major rally, this time in Williams Park in downtown from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Joining us on...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

By The Associated Press A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The...

MidPoint for Thursday, Dec. 7 – HART CEO Katharine Eagan

Katharine Eagan, the outgoing CEO with the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) who will soon move on to run the Port Authority of Allegheny County, was our guest for the entire hour. You can...

MidPoint for Thursday, Nov. 16 – PR consultant and Democratic Party activist Bill Carlson

Bill Carlson is the president of the Tampa-based public relations firm Tucker/Hall, and is considering a candidacy for Tampa City Council in 2019. He’s been a leading activist for strengthening relations between Tampa Bay and...

Changes to HART’s Bus Routes Draw Pushback from Riders

Radioactivity Wednesday October 18 2017 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up we’ll have a discussion about the major changes to HART bus routes in Hillsborough County. There’s been some pushback from...

MidPoint for Thursday, August 10 – James Scott and Maria Scruggs

The St. Petersburg municipal elections were again on the agenda on today’s show, with District 6 city council candidates James Scott and Maria Scruggs making an appearance. HART’s budget cuts and a so-called “litmus” test...

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