HART Network Restructuring – Part 3

With the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) Board of Directors approving the massive network restructuring on August 7, 2017, the changes listed in this post will become effective on October 8, 2017. Over the next two months, I will be updating the various pages that I have published on the HART system to reflect the newContinue reading “HART Network Restructuring – Part 3”

HART Network Restructuring – Part 2

I was originally going to publish this post sooner, but the intricacies of pulling off such a dramatic bus network restructuring, as well as concerns from the riding public, forced me to postpone this post until after the July 26, 2017 public hearing. Throughout the past few months, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) has beenContinue reading “HART Network Restructuring – Part 2”

HART Route 51X Park-N-Ride Change

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) will be enacting a service change on Monday, July 17, 2017 for Route 51X, which serves Downtown Tampa, New Tampa, and southeastern Pasco County during weekday rush hours. The change being made is regarding the Park-N-Ride lots that the route currently serves. In an effort to better serve the southeasternContinue reading “HART Route 51X Park-N-Ride Change”

Journeys Afar – New York City, 2017 – Part 2

I originally published this post back on 06/23/2017 as part of my blog post series about my 2017 New York City trip. However, I was unable to previously complete the series because of how I structured the first several posts (which is briefly discussed in my first post). Without further ado, here’s Part 2 ofContinue reading “Journeys Afar – New York City, 2017 – Part 2”

HART Network Restructuring – Part 1

You may have heard during the past few months about Hillsborough Area Regional Transit. I’m not talking about the Premium Transit Feasibility Study or OneBusAway; but rather, I’m referring to the planned network restructuring that the agency is currently planning. The massive changes are a part of the normal Transit Development Plan update that HART, andContinue reading “HART Network Restructuring – Part 1”

HART Service Changes – Effective 3/26/17

On Sunday, March 26, 2017, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) will enact minor scheduling and running time changes to Routes 5, 7, 12, and 32. On Monday, March 27, changes will be effective on Routes 31, 36, 46, 47LX, 53LX, 57, and 200X. The most significant changes are that Routes 36 and 46 get aContinue reading “HART Service Changes – Effective 3/26/17”

Gasparilla 2017

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 to know if you plan on attending the parade on Saturday, January 28,Continue reading “Gasparilla 2017”

HART Route 97 makes a comeback on 12/10/16

On December 4, 2016, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) will be enacting some minor scheduling and/or routing changes to improve efficiency throughout the system. Such changes will be enacted on Routes 24X, 25LX, 37, and 96. However, the most significant change will take place on December 10, 2016; when the agency is slated to revive TrolleybusContinue reading “HART Route 97 makes a comeback on 12/10/16”

HART July, 2016 Service Changes

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) will be enacting various minor scheduling and time point changes on Sunday, July 17, 2016. These changes will affect Routes 1, 6, 8, 14, and 16. HART will also permanently incorporate the detour routing for Route 36 along Dale Mabry Hwy and Busch Blvd. To view the schedules; please visit http://www.gohart.org,Continue reading “HART July, 2016 Service Changes”

Improving Regional Bus Connections in Tampa Bay

Making inter-county travel via transit even better! With the launch of an improved Purple Bus Route in Hernando County and the upcoming cross-bay connection between Pinellas and Manatee Counties, traveling from one county to another couldn’t be any easier! As shown in the illustration above, various transit agencies have launched cross-county bus services in orderContinue reading “Improving Regional Bus Connections in Tampa Bay”