Category: General (Public Transit)

All things about public transit in general will be housed under this category. This category comprises of topics/posts that apply to pretty much all transit districts.

2020 Art on HART

Within many transit agencies, you’re often times going to find some sort of artistic display catching your eye – whether it be a mural at a transit station, a neatly decorated bus stop, or a special vehicle wrap. In the case at Hillsborough Area… Continue Reading “2020 Art on HART”

Labor Day 2019 Holiday Transit Schedule

Monday, September 2, 2018 is Labor Day and many transit agencies will be running limited service, with some agencies not operating at all. As always, please see the listing below to see what level of service that each transit district will operate. Florida Below… Continue Reading “Labor Day 2019 Holiday Transit Schedule”

The Back To School 2019 Post

It’s time for students to return to school – & the school buses to hit the roads once again. Well folks! It’s that time again! Time for many people to head back to school! & whether you’re a college student attending one of the… Continue Reading “The Back To School 2019 Post”

Transit 101 – Episode 6 – Riding the train

In this episode of Transit 101, I will explain how to get from A to B via rail. If you’re riding a passenger rail system for the first time, you may be intimidated. Don’t worry though, it’s not as hard as you may think.… Continue Reading “Transit 101 – Episode 6 – Riding the train”

Transit 101 – Episode 5 – Riding the bus

In this episode of Transit 101, I will explain how to get from A to B via bus. If you’re riding a public bus system for the first time, you may be intimidated. Don’t worry though, it’s not as hard as you may think.… Continue Reading “Transit 101 – Episode 5 – Riding the bus”

HART July 4th Holiday Service & July Service Changes

Plus holiday schedules for other selected transit agencies This combined post will cover special holiday service that Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) will be launching for the July 4th holiday, holiday schedules for the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) & a few others, plus… Continue Reading “HART July 4th Holiday Service & July Service Changes”

Friday Rewind – 2008 HART Fleet Repainting

In this month’s Friday Rewind, I take a look back at when Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) began repainting their bus fleet. When I began riding HART in 2006, most of their buses still donned the late 90’s era “HARTline” white with red/blue/green ribbons… Continue Reading “Friday Rewind – 2008 HART Fleet Repainting”

HART, JTA, & LYNX Spring Service Changes

…time for several transit agencies to enact service changes. On Sunday, March 24, 2019, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit will be enacting several routing &/or scheduling changes to improve efficiency. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) will do the same on Monday, April 1, 2019, followed… Continue Reading “HART, JTA, & LYNX Spring Service Changes”

Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training Transportation

Baseball Spring Training is back, which means heading out to the stadium, fighting traffic, battling to find a good parking spot, & maybe having to pay to get into the lot in the process. It doesn’t have to be that way if you’re heading… Continue Reading “Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training Transportation”

President’s Day 2019 Holiday Transit Schedules

Monday, February 18, 2019 is President’s Day. Unlike most Federal holidays, where transit services are typically limited to weekend-level services, most transit districts tend to operate on a typical weekday schedule on President’s Day, with some districts operating weekday services with modifications. Service Modifications… Continue Reading “President’s Day 2019 Holiday Transit Schedules”