Month: March 2015

FRIDAY REWIND: HART’s 2001-series Gillig buses.

In this edition of Friday Rewind, I’m going to profile the 2001-series Gillig Low Floor transit bus that Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) has in service. In the coming months, these buses will be all but history from the HART fleet, as new Compressed… Continue Reading “FRIDAY REWIND: HART’s 2001-series Gillig buses.”

Changes to SB I-275 through WestShore

This upcoming Friday evening, a huge traffic alignment shift is scheduled to occur, weather permitting. All southbound lanes of I-275 between the I-4 junction and State Road 60 will be closed beginning at 11:30pm Friday night. Those lanes should begin to reopen, along the… Continue Reading “Changes to SB I-275 through WestShore”

Transit Driver Appreciation Day

Whether you’re an occasional or frequent user of public transit, there’s always that one thing that is the driving force of the bus or train that you ride on (well, unless you’re on a automated subway line, cause that’s a computer system controlled by… Continue Reading “Transit Driver Appreciation Day”

No relief in sight for clogged Gandy Blvd in Tampa

Let’s face it, Gandy Blvd in Tampa is just too clogged. Traffic routinely backs up for miles during rush hour, and despite plans for either a bypass expressway or an elevated structure being planned for the last two decades at least, nothing has materialized.… Continue Reading “No relief in sight for clogged Gandy Blvd in Tampa”

January, 2015 Transit Ridership Summary

The Transit Ridership Summary table has been updated with January, 2015 figures! If you’re new to my site, this table can be accessed and downloaded through Dropbox. Don’t have a Dropbox account? Not a problem! Anyone can access and download this file. Even then, Dropbox provides… Continue Reading “January, 2015 Transit Ridership Summary”

PSTA Sets New Ridership Record – In Surprising Fashion

Originally posted on Ride PSTA:
Who: Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority What: Carried more riders in January, 2015 than any previous January in agency history When: January, 2015 Where: Throughout Pinellas County and to Tampa How: By providing a record-setting 1,258,631 rides to area transit…