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Tampa Bay Estuary Program: create breaches in causeways

Old Tampa Bay; it’s the most northerly section of the Bay and furthest from the mouth – where the Sunshine Skyway Bridge is located – so that leads to the water there being the most...
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Environmentalists cite a new reason feds should reject road through Serenova: $150 million price tag

Environmentalists are hoping to save a wilderness preserve in Pasco County from being bisected by a new road; and now that the county’s budget has come out, supporters of the Serenova preserve say they plan...
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Transit options in Tampa Bay; tracking fracking in Florida

On MidPoint, we heard from a woman who has been pressuring Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran to take a stance on a fracking ban; we also talked about what’s at stake in upcoming government meetings...
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Transit supporters wary of re-branded TBX

The major plan to put toll lanes on interstate highways in the Tampa Bay area and make other transportation changes has undergone a “reset;” but many transit activists who opposed what was originally called TBX...
Tampa Heights Community Garden. WMNF News.

FDOT: TBX toll lanes shouldn’t be elevated through Tampa

The Florida Department of Transportation is shooting down the idea of moving proposed toll lanes from ground level to an elevated expressway in Tampa; Ed McKinney, an FDOT planning and environmental administrator, told Tampa City...
Tampa Heights Community Garden. WMNF News.

TBX opponents will protest before Tampa FDOT meeting

The Florida Department of Transportation is holding an information session Wednesday evening at the Seminole Heights Library to update residents on the controversial highway expansion project known as Tampa Bay Express, or TBX. But beforehand a...
MPO CAC on TBX

Will TBX affect air quality?

There will be a series of public meetings and workshops about the controversial interstate expansion project known as Tampa Bay Express beginning at the end of the month. Despite the upcoming meetings, some opponents of...
Linda Saul-Sena and Stop TBX activist Mauricio Rosas

Tampa Council members want consultant to study TBX

Some members of Tampa City Council are so enraged at a proposed interstate highway expansion that would cut through neighborhoods that they want to hire a consultant to analyze its impacts. Council members met Thursday morning...
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FDOT seeks input on Coast-to-Coast trail

Florida is trying to complete a multi-use trail that would link St. Petersburg with the Canaveral National Seashore on the state’s east coast; the Florida Department of Transportation is organizing public meetings for input on...
"Wrong-Way Driver Alert" sign

How to protect yourself from wrong-way drivers

It’s a familiar story: last weekend two people, including a Hillsborough Sheriff’s deputy, were killed in a collision involving a wrong-way driver on the Selmon Expressway. Kris Carson, spokesperson for the Florida Department of Transportation,...

Transportation officials responds to criticism of TBX project

BY Rob Lorei Within the last month we have had several guests who opposed the TBX Project, which proposes to expand the interstate system throughout Tampa bay adding toll roads. Today we hear from Raymond Chiaramonte, Executive...
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Seminole Heights residents have their say on TBX

Tampa area residents who want to find out about a proposal to add lanes and tolls to local interstate highways can learn more at a community meeting Tuesday at the Seminole Heights Library. The Florida Department...

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