Category: HART MetroRapid

Revised plans arise for a WestShore area transit hub

Greetings everyone! As many of you know, the recent economic downturn has forced many transit districts to re-evaluate their current levels of service,  as well as future plans, based on the level of funding that is available. In addition, many districts are searching for… Continue Reading “Revised plans arise for a WestShore area transit hub”

HART MetroRapid – Part 3

Greetings everyone! Just a quick update on the construction of HART’s MetroRapid line. Roughly a dozen shelters have been set up along the route, and all 14 Gillig Low Floor buses to be used on the line have been delivered to HART. However, it… Continue Reading “HART MetroRapid – Part 3”

HART MetroRapid – Part 2

With HART’s MetroRapid System inching closer to completion, I thought I would take a moment to share a few things that have been happening in regards to the construction of the system. First, and foremost, I’d like to mention again about the buses. As… Continue Reading “HART MetroRapid – Part 2”

HART unveils first MetroRapid bus!

Checking into my social media accounts this morning, I was pleasantly surprised to see that the first MetroRapid bus has rolled into town! Yes, you heard me right, HART’s new MetroRapid buses have begun their cross-country trek from California to Tampa, with the first… Continue Reading “HART unveils first MetroRapid bus!”

HART Roundup for August 7, 2012

Greetings everyone, After celebrating my graduation from the University of South Florida over the weekend; I am pleased to bring you my next transit posting. Besides the ongoing preparation for the upcoming Republican National Convention at the end of August, HART has been finalizing… Continue Reading “HART Roundup for August 7, 2012”

HART to host an open house for MetroRapid East-West Corridor

HART has begun its Preliminary Development & Environmental (or PD&E) study for the second phase of the MetroRapid Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, known for now as the East-West Corridor (a final name for the route is yet to be set). The second phase… Continue Reading “HART to host an open house for MetroRapid East-West Corridor”

HART’s BRT is moving forward

It looks like all lights are green for HART’s BRT… From HART Goes Rapid Bus Rapid Transit is Coming to Tampa Bus Rapid Transit – it’s the next step in transit for Tampa Bay, and it’s coming soon! What is brt? Bus Rapid… Continue Reading “HART’s BRT is moving forward”

HART hosts a BRT workshop

By now, you’ve probably heard the buzz about a Bus Rapid Transit (or BRT) system coming to Tampa. Well, HART has reached the next stage of the system finally becoming a reality. The agency has launched a study to implement the first phase of… Continue Reading “HART hosts a BRT workshop”