Hillsborough Area Regional Transit

How a tiny non-profit startup broke the year’s biggest Florida politics story

Barbara Petersen, executive director of the Florida Center for Government Accountability, appeared on WMNF WaveMakers.
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Barbara Petersen

The Pinellas Legislative Delegation supports a revamp of PSTA; what would it mean for local transit?

A Republican Florida representative has proposed a bill that would change how Pinellas County’s transit organization is governed.
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Florida GOP Chair Christian Ziegler, husband of Moms For Liberty cofounder, accused of sexual battery by alleged menage a trois lover

Christian Ziegler, Florida’s GOP chairman and husband of Sarasota County School Board member and Moms of Liberty co-founder Bridget Ziegler, is under criminal investigation after...
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Christian Ziegler

A decade after Rick Scott refused $1.25 billion from feds, a Florida lawmaker proposes $50 million for private passenger rail between Tampa and Orlando

Florida lawmakers are championing hundreds of projects including $50 million for Brightline to extend rail from Orlando to Tampa.
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Here comes the Sun: Talking pro women’s soccer in Tampa Bay

The new professional women’s soccer team has a name - Tampa Bay Sun FC-will kick off its inaugural season in August 2024.
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Responding to Food Insecurity in Florida with Gulf Coast JFCS

It’s Thanksgiving time and our thoughts turn to food and those who may not have it. Our friends from Gulf Coast JFCS joined us to...
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PSTA and HART talk ups and downs Tampa Bay transit

The bus. It’s the backbone of transportation in the United States and still moves thousands of people around Tampa Bay every day. For the latest episode of The Skinny on WMNF Tampa, Whitney Fox, Director...

HART board will investigate agency’s CEO over allegations of mismanagement, hostile work environment

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority's board voted on Tuesday to investigate toxic workplace allegations against HART's CEO.

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit board recommends $15 minimum wage for HART workers, amid contract negotiations

Hillsborough County Commissioner Mariella Smith vocalized her support this week for raising the minimum wage of HART workers to a base pay of $15 per hour. This show of support from Smith, who sits as...
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Hillsborough transit workers call on HART to ‘have a heart’ and negotiate a fair contract

Local workers with the Hillsborough Regional Transit (HART) are calling on their employer to “have a heart” and provide them with a fair contract. After rejecting management’s “best and final offer” last month, workers plan...

MidPoint for Thursday, March 2 – Sherry Turkle and Pat Kemp

We had two guests on this program, starting out with MIT Professor and author Sherry Turkle. Turkle received a joint doctorate in sociology and personality psychology from Harvard University and is a licensed clinical psychologist....

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