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Rick Kriseman to meet with Bob Buckhorn to talk water ferry

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St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman will get the chance to pitch his ferry service idea to Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn Tuesday during a meeting at Tampa City Hall. St. Pete City Council recently approved spending $350,000 from money allocated from the BP oil spill settlement on a six-month pilot project. The project, though, depends on coordination with Tampa. The news, first reported by the Tampa Bay Times, is a good sign for Kriseman. Buckhorn has said in the past that…

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Top St. Pete headlines in 2015: No. 9 – Transportation

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Editor’s note: As 2015 winds down, SPB is taking a look back at the year’s news in St. Pete and assembled a list of the top 10 most interesting developments. Whether the news evoked outrage in the community, excitement or even heartbreak, these are the top headlines of the past year. No. 9 – Transportation The year 2015 started off with many St. Petersburg residents still disappointed that a Pinellas county transit referendum failed. It would have led to a more robust public transportation…

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