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Water transport seen as solution to traffic congestion on Pinellas beaches

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It’s probably no surprise to anyone who has ever driven along Gulf Boulevard that traffic congestion is seen as a major problem on Pinellas’ beaches. Traffic congestion, especially on the weekends and during tourist season, has been a long-standing issue for the beach communities and has had officials often scratching their heads in a search for a solution. But recently, the search has drifted away from the roadways to the water, specifically the Gulf Intercoastal Waterway. The idea of waterborne…

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Clearwater Beach in running for USA Today’s best Florida Beach

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Clearwater Beach is raking in the votes for Best Florida Beach by USA Tody’s 10-best list series. As of right now, it’s the top-ranked beach in the Tampa Bay area. Out of 20 beaches, Clearwater is joined in the vote by its neighbor to the north, Caladesi Island State Park, at number 6. Pass-a-Grille Beach sits at number 5 and Fort de Soto is at number 8. The only beach currently beating Clearwater is Gulf Islands National Seashore in Pensacola.…

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