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 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.

With DASH, Tampa tries again with low-cost downtown ride service

Listen:   The Tampa Downtown Partnership announced a new ride service coming to downtown Tampa. This announcement comes a couple of years after their former one was shuttered due to funding issues. The service is...
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Tampa will celebrate National Train Day on Saturday

Saturday is National Train Day. Rail enthusiasts will celebrate at Tampa’s Union Station.
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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...
Bob Buckhorn

Remodeled Riverfront Park is backdrop for Bob Buckhorn’s State of the City address

Tampa unveiled its newly-remodeled Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park Friday morning for Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s State of the City address. Buckhorn praised the $35 million renovation and the city staff who worked on it. Before...
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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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Bringing up race gets activist tossed from transit meeting

A social justice activist was escorted out of a transportation meeting Monday night after bringing up the role of transit policy in reinforcing racial injustice. Dayna Lazarus works with several groups including Organize Florida, SURJ...
Tampa Bay Express

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...
Les Miller

Hillsborough looks at smart ways to grow

Population growth and development continue to expand in Hillsborough County, especially in what used to be the sparsely-populated “south county;” so County Commissioners want to find out the best way to grow in order to...
Jolly Crist Congress

Jolly and Crist differ on guns, campaign money & Clinton

A closely-watched race for Congress in Pinellas County, Florida could be an opportunity for Democrats to pick up a House seat; Republican Congress member David Jolly faces an uphill battle in his newly-redrawn district against former Florida Governor Charlie...
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Democratic Hillsborough Commission candidates on transit

Tuesday is primary election day in Florida; we take an in-depth look at one major issue –transit and transportation — as it is playing out in a countywide race in the region’s largest county, Hillsborough. There...

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