Let the discussion begin You’ve likely been hearing about it over the past few months, but now the official public outreach process has begun in Hillsborough County. What is this outreach process about exactly? It’s about building a better transportation network throughout the county. Because let’s face it, we’re at a pivotal crossroads right now,Continue reading “Go Hillsborough – Part 1 – An Overview”
Tag Archives: Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)
GREENLIGHT Pinellas; Where we are, and where we’re headed
GREENLIGHT Pinellas Where we are, and where we’re headed INTRODUCTION Several months ago, I blogged about the Greenlight Pinellas initiative, which is aimed at dramatically changing the public transit landscape in Pinellas County, and how it’s funded. My previous post provided a summary of how the Greenlight plan will work, what successes the plan hasContinue reading “GREENLIGHT Pinellas; Where we are, and where we’re headed”
MetroRapid stop confusion continues, why HART needs to fix this ASAP?
Several months ago, I published a post that outlined concerns about HART’s MetroRapid system. Among those concerns, was the fact that MetroRapid stops are physically separated from local stops, which created a lot of rider confusion. Unfortunately, to this day, HART still has not resolved this issue, and riders are still confused. In a hotContinue reading “MetroRapid stop confusion continues, why HART needs to fix this ASAP?”
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 is my understanding that there have been some delays with constructionContinue reading “HART MetroRapid – Part 3”
PSTA moves forward with transit referendum plans
Great news to everyone residing in the Tampa Bay area (particularly Pinellas County)! The PSTA board decided unanimously to move forward with plans to place a penny sales tax increase to help fund transit improvements. The current plan is to have the question on the November, 2014 ballot, however this could change if more timeContinue reading “PSTA moves forward with transit referendum plans”
Merry Christmas & the Year-End Transit Roundup!
Hi everyone! I know that I’ve been lagging behind on posting as of late. I’ve been trying to get into a regular schedule, but November and December have been much busier than I thought. Holiday event planning is definitely no easy task, and I’ve been having to help my family out with several different eventsContinue reading “Merry Christmas & the Year-End Transit Roundup!”
Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 2
I have two small updates for my fantasy subway project that I’m doing on Google Maps that revolves around the Hampton Roads, VA area. The first update consists of the addition of five tramway (light rail) lines throughout Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and Portsmouth. I will briefly go through where each of the lines travel to.Continue reading “Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 2”
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 of November 29, 2012, eight out of twelve MetroRapid buses haveContinue reading “HART MetroRapid – Part 2”