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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.

Low-income SunRunner bus riders call fare increase “heartless” and “narcissistic”

The SunRunner bus has been providing a free service for nearly a year, connecting passengers in downtown St. Petersburg to St. Pete Beach.
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Sunrunner stops free service a month early to deter local riders without a home

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority voted today to charge a full fare of $2.25 for the SunRunner bus route. Their board met Wednseday to hear from residents and consider whether to charge for a bus...
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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...
SunRunner station at 49th St. S. in St. Pete. By Seán Kinane/WMNF News

City of St. Petersburg seeks public input on development around SunRunner stops

The City of St. Petersburg is seeking public input on plans for transit oriented development near the increasingly busy SunRunner bus line.
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The SunRunner bus service begins operation on Friday October 21st

There is a new bus route is opening in Pinellas County called the “The SunRunner”. It starts service next Friday October 21st.
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PSTA gets $18 million from the federal government for electric buses

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) is getting more than $18 million from the FTA to buy new electric buses.
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SunRunner will be name of rapid bus service from St. Pete to St. Pete Beach

The new rapid bus line from downtown St. Petersburg to St. Pete Beach now has a name. PSTA executive director Brad Miller announced the name “SunRunner” Wednesday morning. “The rapid transit will be running from...
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PSTA’s Brad Miller: express buses should have dedicated lanes

The head of Pinellas County’s transportation agency says it would be ideal if express buses had dedicated lanes they didn’t have to share with other traffic. WMNF interviewed Brad Miller, the CEO of the Pinellas...
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St. Pete Downtown eLooper is region’s first electric bus

Pinellas County now has the Tampa Bay area’s first all-electric public bus; it will begin running this weekend as a free shuttle in St. Petersburg known as the Downtown eLooper. Local leaders rode the quiet,...
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Tampa Bay Area Transit System on the Sustainable Living Program

On Monday’s Sustainable Living Program we talked about our Tampa Bay Area Transit System. Our guests were Marco Sandusky, Director of Government and Community Relations for Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART); Michael Case, Principal...
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Pinellas transit authority checks out electric bus option

Pinellas County’s transit authority is thinking about purchasing some electric buses to replace diesel vehicles as they reach the end of their useful lives. PSTA is bringing in electric bus companies to demonstrate the advantages...

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