Category: Commuter/Suburban Rail

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”

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”

The “Summer of Hell” is upon us…

The so-called “Summer of Hell” in the New York City metro region begins Monday morning (7/10/17). Here’s some helpful resources to help plan your commute: NJ Commuters Action Network: http://njcommuters.org/ MTA Information: http://www.lirrsummerschedule.com/ NJT Information: http://njtransit-theupdate.com/ Amtrak Information: https://www.amtrak.com/NYPrenewal What is the “Summer of… Continue Reading “The “Summer of Hell” is upon us…”

Will the Tampa Bay Region FINALLY see commuter rail?

In a Tampa Bay Times article yesterday, it was revealed that CSX Transportation was finally letting up to the possibility of selling two key freight rail lines to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in the same manner that it did with another key… Continue Reading “Will the Tampa Bay Region FINALLY see commuter rail?”

Tampa Dreams of SunRail

Metro Orlando is very grateful to have SunRail! Because here in Tampa Bay, it’s hard to build a better transportation network without a meaningful passenger rail system. In collaboration with the SunRail Riders group – which advocates for better service on the SunRail Commuter Rail system… Continue Reading “Tampa Dreams of SunRail”

Railway Safety Campaign Videos from the New York City MTA

Some of you may recall my blog post about not beating a train at a crossing several months ago and why you should never ever attempt to risk your life for the sake of “saving a few extra minutes”. Well recently, the New York… Continue Reading “Railway Safety Campaign Videos from the New York City MTA”

Happy 1st Year Anniversary SunRail!

Today is a HUGE DAY in Orlando. Today marks the first anniversary of the SunRail Commuter Rail line that stretches between DeBary and southern Orlando (Sand Lake Rd). Since the line’s opening, we’ve seen many positive and negative developments, as well as a good… Continue Reading “Happy 1st Year Anniversary SunRail!”

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.… Continue Reading “Go Hillsborough – Part 1 – An Overview”

Ultimate I-4 in Orlando begins

It’s the 1st of February, and what is to be one of the largest infrastructure projects in Central Florida to date…is officially kicking off. That’s right, the construction phase of the Ultimate I-4 project is officially underway according to various news outlets throughout the… Continue Reading “Ultimate I-4 in Orlando begins”

2015 will be crucial for SunRail – An important message to the public

Hi everyone, HARTride 2012 here. I know I said that the 2014 Year-End Recap was going to be my final post for 2014. But I felt that I needed to convey something as soon as possible, while the “iron is still hot” so to… Continue Reading “2015 will be crucial for SunRail – An important message to the public”