Getting Around Pinellas During Spring Break 2022

It’s hard to believe that March is here! And when we talk about March, we talk about the rush of college students & families from all across Pinellas County & beyond to enjoy the county’s award-winning beaches. Along with this of course, comes a lot of traffic & parking headaches. As I have done inContinue reading “Getting Around Pinellas During Spring Break 2022”

Gasparilla 2020

Post was updated on 01/24/2020 Yep, it’s that time again, for the annual Gasparilla Pirate Festival! The Parade of the Pirates brings in hundreds of revelers each year, & along with that…tons and tons of roadway closures. So here’s what you need to know if you plan on attending the parade on Saturday, January 25, starting atContinue reading “Gasparilla 2020”

Getting Around Pinellas During Spring Break 2019

It’s hard to believe that March is just around the corner, and with that comes the rush of college students and families from all across Pinellas County and beyond to enjoy the county’s award-winning beaches. Also along with that, comes a lot of traffic and parking headaches. In this post, I will break down someContinue reading “Getting Around Pinellas During Spring Break 2019”

Cross-Bay Ferry – What did we learn?

Today (April 30, 2017) marked the final day of the six-month Cross-Bay Ferry pilot project. While I’m very sad to see this mode of transport go, I remain hopeful that the City of Tampa, the City of St. Petersburg, and the counties of Pinellas and Hillsborough, will be able to put together the funding needed toContinue reading “Cross-Bay Ferry – What did we learn?”

Go Hillsborough – Part 1 – An Overview

Let the discussion begin You’ve likely been hearing about it over the past few months, but now the official public outreach process has begun in Hillsborough County. What is this outreach process about exactly? It’s about building a better transportation network throughout the county. Because let’s face it, we’re at a pivotal crossroads right now,Continue reading “Go Hillsborough – Part 1 – An Overview”

HRT Snow Routes

Back in December, I told you about Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) working on a system of Snow Routes, designed to provide basic bus services in the event that sustained snowfall is forecasted to exceed six inches. In the last few weeks, HRT has unveiled those Snow Routes and installed blue “snowflake” signs at designated busContinue reading “HRT Snow Routes”

Holiday Transit Services for Independence Day – July 4, 2014

Independence Day will be on Friday, July 4, and as with many holidays, transit services will be limited. Please see the listing below to see what level of service that each transit district will operate.

No New Funding (equals) A Transportation Disaster

It seems that every month, we’re faced with a new looming fiscal disaster that is only averted by our elected officials in Washington D.C. at the very last minute. Many of us know all to well the words “fiscal cliff” and “credit downgrade”. Both phrases have been synonymous with the continual partisan bickering in theContinue reading “No New Funding (equals) A Transportation Disaster”

February, 2014 Ridership Report

The numbers are out once again! And the month of February brought forth strong transit ridership along Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART), the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), and Hampton Roads Transit (HRT). Let’s take a quick glance at the numbers! For the report, I’ve been able to get clarification as to what modes ofContinue reading “February, 2014 Ridership Report”

Don’t sit around and do nothing! TAKE ACTION ON BETTER TRANSIT!

In recent months, we’ve seen the efforts of Greenlight Pinellas bringing forth more and more supporters who want better transit for Pinellas County. However, we’re also seeing that other municipalities have been reluctant to move forward with transit expansion plans, fearing that past attempts may come back to haunt them, or that fiscal conservatives may greatly swayContinue reading “Don’t sit around and do nothing! TAKE ACTION ON BETTER TRANSIT!”