Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

HART - page 9

FDOT offers $1 million for feasibility study on expanding Tampa’s streetcar

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

The goal of Mayor Bob Buckhorn and other officials in Tampa to make the moribund Tampa Streetcar system a more functional transportation tool for local residents received a boost today, when the Florida Department of Transportation announced they would provide $1 million to facilitate a feasibility study to extend and modernize the system. “I believe that the streetcar can become a meaningful transit option within our urban core,” said Buckhorn. “This planning funding will allow us to explore how best…

Keep Reading

Mitch Perry Report for 4.21.15 — Odds looking better for David Jolly for Senate in ’16?

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

A week ago I spoke with someone close to David Jolly about the fact that the Pinellas County congressman was going to take some time to consider a candidacy for the U.S. Senate in 2016. There were and are a number of pros and cons, of course, for the still newbie Republican representative to contemplate in making such a momentous career decision. The biggest downside is the very real possibility that after yearning to serve in Washington for perhaps his entire…

Keep Reading

Hillsborough County transit agency has $50 million in needs from Tallahassee this session

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

Last week the Tampa Bay Business Journal reported that HART is seeking more than $50 million from the Florida Legislature this year, an amount that apparently surprised some members of the Hillsborough County transit agency. “I don’t remember $50 million,” board member Bryan Crino confessed at the agency’s monthly board meeting on Monday. That’s because most of the discussion at the board in recent months has been regarding a $7 million request for a down payment on the creation of a farebox system…

Keep Reading

1 7 8 9
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
Go to Top