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 coming to the following transit agencies: Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA),Continue reading “Summer Service Changes – PSTA, HART, LYNX, SunRail, Votran”

HART BUS SERVICE DURING THE 2018 TAMPA BAY AIRFEST

Post was updated on 5/10/18 at approx. 8:45pm ET A link to HART’s flyer has been added to the post. It’s that time again…time for the Tampa Bay Air Fest and all of the awesomeness that it brings! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 and Sunday, May 13, 2018. AsContinue reading “HART BUS SERVICE DURING THE 2018 TAMPA BAY AIRFEST”

HART, PSTA, Votran, & Miami-Dade Winter 2018 Service Changes

Post updated on 2/13/18. Received updated info from HART regarding the TPA Airport Shuttle. It’s that time again, time to enact service changes across multiple transit districts. In this post, I will be discussing the various service changes going into effect for Hillsborough Area Regional Transit, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, Volusia County Transit, &Continue reading “HART, PSTA, Votran, & Miami-Dade Winter 2018 Service Changes”

OneBusAway Support For PSTA Ends 1/31/18

Update: As of 2/7/18, entries for the PSTA routes are still showing on OBA, but data is no longer being fed over to the interface. The entries will be removed entirely around 2/18/18, when PSTA performs its next GTFS update to coincide with the 2/18/18 service changes. As of 2/25/18, all PSTA GTFS data hasContinue reading “OneBusAway Support For PSTA Ends 1/31/18”

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 and tons of roadway closures. So here’s what you need toContinue reading “Gasparilla & NHL All-Star 2018 Events – 1/27/2018”

HART Mission MAX, what does it really mean?

Today is a big day for Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) as they enact their Mission MAX system restructuring. While many of the changes that will be enacted this upcoming week are good for many customers, many others are left frustrated and worried because the bus routes that they once relied on are no longerContinue reading “HART Mission MAX, what does it really mean?”

Friday Rewind – Reflections on HART’s West Tampa Transfer Center

With only a week left before Hillsborough Area Regional Transit launches its Mission MAX system restructuring, I wanted to take a few moments to provide a personal reflection on the West Tampa Transfer Center. HART will be closing down the center permanently after Saturday, October 7, 2017 in favor of having an on-street transfer along Dale MabryContinue reading “Friday Rewind – Reflections on HART’s West Tampa Transfer Center”

HART & HRT Service Changes – Effective 10/08/17

Sunday, October 8, 2017 is just around the corner, and there is much to talk about in this post. In addition to Hillsborough Area Regional Transit’s systemwide restructuring – called Mission MAX – Hampton Roads Transit is also enacting its own changes on the same day. HRT is also undergoing its own Transit Development PlanContinue reading “HART & HRT Service Changes – Effective 10/08/17”

HART launches new alert service through Everbridge

Okay, so you’ve planned out your transit trip, know when the bus is scheduled to arrive, got your fare ready, and are now at the bus stop. You’ve done everything that you needed to do and will be on time to work this morning, except that you weren’t aware that there was a detour alongContinue reading “HART launches new alert service through Everbridge”

Updates to the OneBusAway interface for Tampa Bay

During the past week, a couple of updates have been made to OneBusAway for Tampa Bay, particularly the smartphone app. Bike Share Layer The folks at Coast Bike Share have been working with Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) and the Center for Urban Transportation Research to add capabilities to the OneBusAway smartphone app that wouldContinue reading “Updates to the OneBusAway interface for Tampa Bay”