Category: Route Detours and Service Interruptions

Route 74 Long-Term Detour – Effective 1/6/16 to TBD – May, 2016 Update

As first reported back in January, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) Route 74 has been on detour in the Gateway area of Pinellas due to construction along Gandy Blvd. In March, changes were made to the route to accommodate the closure of the… Continue Reading “Route 74 Long-Term Detour – Effective 1/6/16 to TBD – May, 2016 Update”

UPDATE: PSTA Route 74 Detour – 1/6/16 to TBD

For the past two months, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) has been detouring Route 74 along Gandy Blvd between MLK St N and I-275 due to construction. This past weekend brought upon a change in the detour route, which now have buses in both… Continue Reading “UPDATE: PSTA Route 74 Detour – 1/6/16 to TBD”

HART bus service during the 2016 Tampa Bay AirFest

It’s that time again…time for the Tampa Bay Air Fest and all of the awesomeness that it brings! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016 and Sunday, March 20, 2016. As with previous events, traffic congestion throughout South Tampa will… Continue Reading “HART bus service during the 2016 Tampa Bay AirFest”

Gasparilla 2016

Pirates, and Beads, and Transit…oh my! Yep, it’s that time again, for the annual Gasparilla Pirate Festival! The Parade of the Pirates brings in hundreds of revelers each year, and along with that…tons and tons of roadway closures. So here’s what you need to know… Continue Reading “Gasparilla 2016”

PSTA Route 74 Detour – 1/6/16 to TBD

PSTA Route 74 Detour Beginning on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) Route 74 will be on a long-term detour in the Gateway area – due to construction activities along Gandy Blvd N (State Rd 694), between I-275 and Dr.… Continue Reading “PSTA Route 74 Detour – 1/6/16 to TBD”

Two-way conversion project on Cass/Tyler could impact downtown Tampa HART bus routes

You may have heard it through the local media outlets, a project to convert Cass and Tyler streets in northern downtown Tampa from their current one-way configurations to a two-way layout is getting underway, and this undertaking could result in numerous Hillsborough Area Regional… Continue Reading “Two-way conversion project on Cass/Tyler could impact downtown Tampa HART bus routes”

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… Continue Reading “HRT Snow Routes”

Gasparilla 2015

Pirates, and Beads, and Transit…oh my! Yep, it’s that time again, for the annual Gasparilla Pirate Festival! The Parade of the Pirates brings in hundreds of revelers each year, and along with that…tons and tons of roadway closures. So here’s what you need to know… Continue Reading “Gasparilla 2015”

Downtown Norfolk, VA Transit Center to temporarily relocate

Post Updated on 1/19/15. ATTENTION HAMPTON ROADS TRANSIT (HRT) CUSTOMERS: If you transfer out of downtown Norfolk, then you’ll want to pay close attention to what will be happening towards the end of this month. On Monday, January 26, 2015, all stops at the… Continue Reading “Downtown Norfolk, VA Transit Center to temporarily relocate”

ALERT: I-275 Southbound exit to WestShore Blvd IS NOW CLOSED for approximately five months

Here’s a head’s up to those who drive along I-275 to get to the WestShore Business District from downtown Tampa and points east and north, as well as those who routinely use Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) Route 61LX. On Thursday, January 8, 2015, the… Continue Reading “ALERT: I-275 Southbound exit to WestShore Blvd IS NOW CLOSED for approximately five months”