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Tampa area express toll lanes approved by MPO

Shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday morning, after hours of heated debate, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization voted 12-4 to move forward on the highly controversial $6 billion road project known as TBX. Voting against the project...

Perspectives on TBX project on the eve of major MPO vote

By Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Tuesday we talked about the controversial TBX project that will be voted on the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization on Tuesday. TBX is the proposal to widen much of the interstate system...
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...
Bob Buckhorn

Buckhorn pushing for transportation vote and water reuse

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn is pushing for a county-wide transportation vote and for the city to use treated sewage water to augment drinking water supplies; those are two of the issues Buckhorn stressed during his...
bicycles at Ft. DeSoto

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...

Bike Walk Tampa Bay on the Sustainable Living Program

On Monday’s Sustainable Living program we spent the hour talking with several guests on the topic of biking and walking in the Tampa Bay Area. March is Bike Month here in Florida and a researcher...
PSTA electric bus demo

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...
Charlie Justice

Pinellas agrees to chip in for Tampa-St. Pete ferry

A pilot program for a passenger ferry between the downtowns of Tampa and St. Petersburg moved a step closer to reality Tuesday; the Pinellas County Commission agreed to set aside $350,000 to help fund the...
Rick Kriseman Bob Buckhorn

Buckhorn and Kriseman weigh in on Rays and transit

The mayors of the Tampa Bay region’s two largest cities agree that transportation is a huge issue and roads shouldn’t be the only solution; Tampa’s Bob Buckhorn and St. Pete’s Rick Kriseman spoke Friday at the...
Rick Kriseman

Hillsborough on board for Tampa-St. Pete ferry

Hillsborough County is on board with a pilot program to link the downtowns of St. Petersburg and Tampa with a high-speed ferry service. Hillsborough will spend $350,000 for the six-month test-run that will begin in...
Tampa streetcar

Ride the Tampa streetcar for free on New Year’s Eve

If you plan on partying on New Year’s Eve in downtown Tampa or Ybor City and you think it might not be smart to drive, you might consider the streetcar. The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit...
HART bus

New transit option for Hillsborough residents with disabilities

Hillsborough County’s transit authority has a program called HART Plus that gives door-to-door on-demand transportation for people with disabilities that are enrolled in the program; but a new program involving taxi cabs will supplement HART...

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