Getting Around Pinellas During Spring Break 2022

It’s hard to believe that March is here! And when we talk about March, we talk about the rush of college students & families from all across Pinellas County & beyond to enjoy the county’s award-winning beaches. Along with this of course, comes a lot of traffic & parking headaches. As I have done inContinue reading “Getting Around Pinellas During Spring Break 2022”

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 plan on attending the parade on Saturday, January 25, starting atContinue 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 map below for an overview of how service will operate duringContinue reading “Service Alert: TECOline Streetcar”

PSTA Fall, 2019 Service Changes

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) is enacting its fall, 2019 service changes on Sunday, October 20, 2019. While most of the changes comprise of minor scheduling adjustments, some big changes are coming to Routes 18, 73, the Central Ave Trolley, & the North County Connector network. In this post, I’ll first highlight these fourContinue reading “PSTA Fall, 2019 Service Changes”

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 Regional Transit, it’s the vehicle wrap that catches the eye. ThanksContinue reading “2020 Art on HART”

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 go over approved service changes for HART that will take placeContinue 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 scheme. The only exception was the 2005 & 2006-series buses whichContinue 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 by the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (d.b.a. LYNX) on Sunday,Continue reading “HART, JTA, & LYNX Spring Service Changes”

Sarasota County Area Transit Social Media Channel Notice

At first glance, you’d think it was some sort of April Fool’s joke, but it’s not. Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) announced on March 18, 2019 that they are taking part in an effort by Sarasota County Government to consolidate social media channels into unified accounts. This means that each county department that currently hasContinue reading “Sarasota County Area Transit Social Media Channel Notice”

Getting Around Pinellas During Spring Break 2019

It’s hard to believe that March is just around the corner, and with that comes the rush of college students and families from all across Pinellas County and beyond to enjoy the county’s award-winning beaches. Also along with that, comes a lot of traffic and parking headaches. In this post, I will break down someContinue reading “Getting Around Pinellas During Spring Break 2019”