HART to make sweeping changes in the fall

Since I began using the HART system in the fall of 2006, I have never seen any fare and service change that would be on such a grand scale. Well people, sweeping changes are coming… According to HART’s website, such changes will include increasing the base fare for regular bus service by 25 cents toContinue reading “HART to make sweeping changes in the fall”

HART Route 89…minibus? You’ve got to be kidding me?

A few days ago, I noticed that HART’s route 89 connector was utilizing a minibus such as this. I thought at first, is this a joke? No, it seems to be a permanent change for the route. Why? Gas prices? Perhaps, why would HART need to continue running a 30ft Gillig bus on this route?Continue reading “HART Route 89…minibus? You’ve got to be kidding me?”

HART makes strides to create a better commute

If you haven’t rode in a HART bus lately, then you’ll notice some significant changes. First off, you’ll notice that all the busses are equipped with audio and video surveillence. In this way, your overall safety on the bus has been increased (and those misbehaving people won’t be able to get away with their crimesContinue reading “HART makes strides to create a better commute”

Light Rail…desperately needed

One of the main proposals for the future of west central Florida’s mass transit system is light rail. Though many incarnations have been brought up in the past. They’ve all been shot down due to financial overruns and government bickering. I would like to see within the next 10 to 15 years…at least a LRTContinue reading “Light Rail…desperately needed”