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Gateway Expressway in Pinellas County to open Friday afternoon

The Gateway Expressway project in Pinellas County is on track to finally open. WMNF's Chris Young reports on the opening.

Sustainability in Transportation with Dayna Lazarus

Anni and Tanja discuss sustainability in transportation and urban planning with Dayna Lazarus

Manatee County offers new way to explore nature preserve

Listen: An almost 700-acre preserve in northwest Bradenton is home to untouched nature and wildlife. And on Wednesday, Manatee County officials announced a more inclusive way for all to explore the preserve. Robinson Preserve has...
SunRunner bus in St. Pete. By Seán Kinane/WMNF News

DeSantis OKs a transportation package including prohibiting state money from going into local public transit advertising

Department of Transportation funds can’t be used for marketing or advertising activities on vehicles operated by public transit agencies.

Ashley Gantt, Mike Beltran, discuss the 2024 Florida legislative session

The Skinny survived Mitch Perry’s 60-day exile in Tallahassee, and today he returned to the WMNF Tampa studio to start a recap of the legislative session that should run a few weeks. Democratic Ashley Gantt,...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., March 15, 2024 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

A new study shows Tampa’s streetcar system is one of the most efficient in the nation with high ridership & low cost to taxpayers.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., March 14, 2024 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

A new study shows Tampa’s streetcar system is one of the most efficient in the nation with high ridership & low cost to taxpayers.
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Data shows Tampa streetcars are most efficient in the nation. HART hopes they stay that way

Listen: A new study shows Tampa’s streetcar system is one of the most efficient in the nation. The county’s transit agency is hoping it stays that way in the coming years. Justin Wilits is the...

Proposed Chicago-Florida passenger train route bypasses Tampa

A proposed passenger train route from Chicago to Miami would potentially bypass Tampa’s Union Station. WMNF's Chris Young reports.
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The Scoop: Wed., March 6, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

FDOT says construction on the often-congested I-275 to I-4 interchange in Tampa is expected to be completed in 2027.

Downtown Tampa interchange improvements set for 2027 completion

Construction of the often-congested I-275 to I-4 interchange is expected to be completed in 2027. WMNF's Chris Young has the story.
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Tampa to Orlando passenger rail proposals get changed in the Florida Legislature

A Florida Senate committee revised a proposal that could help extend a private passenger-rail system from Orlando to Tampa.

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