Category: Rail Service

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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… Continue Reading “Gasparilla 2020”

Service Alert: TECOline Streetcar

Beginning Monday, November 4, 2019, through February of 2020, the TECOline Streetcar Line will experience a service interruption due to ballast replacement along the streetcar right of way between Cadrecha Plaza in Ybor City & Cumberland St in the Channelside District. Please see the… Continue Reading “Service Alert: TECOline Streetcar”

Transit Etiquette (Ride with Respect)

This post was originally going to be a part of my overall Transit 101 series. However, I thought it would be best to make it a completely separate post so that I can emphasize how important it is to not only have a peaceful… Continue Reading “Transit Etiquette (Ride with Respect)”

Service Alert: New Orleans RTA

Post was last updated on 11/01/2019. By now, you most likely have heard about the horrible incident that occurred near the historic French Quarter in New Orleans, LA. The Hard Rock Hotel, which was under construction, partially collapsed – leaving many injured, as well… Continue Reading “Service Alert: New Orleans RTA”

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”

NY MTA (L) Shutdown – What’s Next?

For the past several months, many New Yorkers have been bracing for a full shutdown of the (L) line in Manhattan, as the East River tubes are in desperate need of repairs following SuperStorm Sandy in 2012. While the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) was… Continue Reading “NY MTA (L) Shutdown – What’s Next?”

HART December, 2018 Service Changes

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) will be enacting a few route changes on Sunday, December 2, 2018. Changes include routing/scheduling changes to Routes 45, 60LX, & 360LX, as well as minor scheduling changes for the TECOline Streetcar Line. Note: These changes were already in… Continue Reading “HART December, 2018 Service Changes”

Summer Service Changes – PSTA, HART, LYNX, SunRail, Votran

This post was last updated on 06/19/2018 More information has been released regarding the upcoming service changes for LYNX, SunRail, & Votran It’s that time again…service changes, service changes, service changes! In this post, I will outline some of the key changes that are… Continue Reading “Summer Service Changes – PSTA, HART, LYNX, SunRail, Votran”

Gasparilla & NHL All-Star 2018 Events – 1/27/2018

Post was last updated on: 1/23/18. Route detour info has been updated. 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… Continue Reading “Gasparilla & NHL All-Star 2018 Events – 1/27/2018”

Transit Tourism – New York City Transit Excursion 2017 – Part 5

In Episode 5 of my Transit Tourism series documenting my recent trip to New York City, I will be discussing my first journey aboard the (1) and (W.) subway lines though Manhattan. Note: When I type in the W in parenthesis to indicate the (W).… Continue Reading “Transit Tourism – New York City Transit Excursion 2017 – Part 5”