The Back to School 2013 Edition

Well folks! It’s that time again! Time for many people to head back to school! And whether you’re a college student attending one of the local colleges or universities, or a parent trying to get some last minute school supply shopping done for your children, it is always important to know that with the schoolContinue reading “The Back to School 2013 Edition”

FYI: Davis Island Bridge Work

Good Monday Morning everyone! I just heard from Chuck Henson at Bay News 9 that the City of Tampa will begin work on the water main that is situated beneath the northbound span of the Davis Island Bridge this week. This project is scheduled for completion in October, 2013. During this time, there will beContinue reading “FYI: Davis Island Bridge Work”

Armed Forces Day 2013 Salute

Today, I would like to take a moment to give a huge shout out to all those who serve in the US military! I really appreciate all of the hard work that each and every servicemember has done to protect our country from harm. As you very well know, many servicemembers end up giving theContinue reading “Armed Forces Day 2013 Salute”

Daylight Savings Time – Spring Forward

I just wanted to give everyone a quick reminder to please set your clocks ahead one hour tonight. Tomorrow (March 10, 2013) begins Daylight Savings Time here in the US. So for everyone residing here in the US, please be sure to adjust your clocks. I certainly would not like to see anyone late forContinue reading “Daylight Savings Time – Spring Forward”

Managed Lanes coming to I-4 in Orlando…what it means for Tampa.

Greetings everyone! In a past blog post, I mentioned how the use of “Managed Lanes” were being discussed throughout the state of Florida and how they’re already in use in Miami. On February 2, 2013, the Florida Department of Transportation unveiled reconstruction plans for Interstate 4 through downtown Orlando which is poised to include theContinue reading “Managed Lanes coming to I-4 in Orlando…what it means for Tampa.”

RNC Roundup

Hi Everyone, Despite my computer troubles, I was determined to get at least one post up this week. With the Republican National Convention just days away; you may have noticed many of the temporary venues going up in downtown Tampa. At this point; many municipal government offices in downtown Tampa are beginning to pack theirContinue reading “RNC Roundup”

RNC = Road Closures & Transit Detours

Please note that due to the rapidly changing information; this post will be periodically updated. Be sure to check back for updates. The last update to this post was on 7/31/12. On July 23, 2012, the US Secret Service unveiled its listing of roadway closures throughout the Tampa Bay Area during the Republican National Convention.Continue reading “RNC = Road Closures & Transit Detours”

Motorist Alert! Pinellas Bayway

It is not always that I post something that is slightly off-topic. But since we have so many people in the Tampa Bay Area who flock to and from St. Pete Beach each day, I thought it would be wise to let everyone know of a roadway construction project that will cause massive detours duringContinue reading “Motorist Alert! Pinellas Bayway”

COMMUTER ALERT! Platt Street Bridge Construction Begins January 10!

THIS IS AN IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL PEOPLE WHO COMMUTE REGULARY BETWEEN SOUTH TAMPA & DOWNTOWN TAMPA (& POINTS EAST/NORTH) On January 10, 2010, construction will begin on the Platt Street Bridge, a critical link into Downtown Tampa. The bridge is nearly 85 years old and has been in desperate need of rehabilitation, especially toContinue reading “COMMUTER ALERT! Platt Street Bridge Construction Begins January 10!”