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.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., September 22, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Educational support raises School nurses, classroom aides, and other educational support professionals in Hillsborough County will likely receive raises. This comes after Wednesday night’s negotiation session between the school district and the Hillsborough Classroom Teachers...
Photo of gun control activist David Hogg, a young man, wearing a black t-shirt with the words "Stop Gun Violence" in white lettering.

David Hogg, St. Pete Beach SunRunner woes, today on WMNF Tampa

Gun control activist David Hogg joins The Skinny on WMNF Tampa 88.5-FM today to discuss his new hybrid PAC, Leaders We Deserve,
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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...
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.

WaveMakers: Brad Miller on PSTA’s new SunRunner service

The Tampa Bay region’s first-ever bus rapid transit is set to begin service on October 21. The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority’s SunRunner will connect downtown St. Petersburg to the county’s Gulf coast beaches. Bus Rapid...
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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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