HART, JTA, & LYNX Spring Service Changes

…time for several transit agencies to enact service changes. On Sunday, March 24, 2019, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit will be enacting several routing &/or scheduling changes to improve efficiency. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) will do the same on Monday, April 1, 2019, followed by the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (d.b.a. LYNX) on Sunday,Continue reading “HART, JTA, & LYNX Spring Service Changes”

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”

Transit Agency Service Status Post-Hurricane Irma

Updated on 9/18/17 at 6:15AM – THIS IS THE LAST UPDATE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!! Please check the Florida Public Transportation Association website to find your area’s respective transit agency website. Please be advised that due to the severe damage in the Florida Keys, Key West Transit will not be operating for the foreseeable future. Service Status asContinue reading “Transit Agency Service Status Post-Hurricane Irma”

LYNX April, 2017 Service Changes

The Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (which does business as LYNX) will be enacting service changes on Sunday, April 30, 2017. These changes will largely comprise of scheduling adjustments, but four routes (links) will see some sort of routing change. You can access the revised schedules on the LYNX website and printed schedules will be distributedContinue reading “LYNX April, 2017 Service Changes”

LYNX and HRT Service Changes – Effective 8/28/16

Beginning Sunday, August 28, 2016, the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX) and Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) will enact various service changes throughout their respective systems. Please read carefully through the following changes. Further details – including route schedules – can be found on the transit agency’s website. LYNX August 2016 Service Changes HRT August 2016 ServiceContinue reading “LYNX and HRT Service Changes – Effective 8/28/16”

Why Privatizing Public Transit is BAD NEWS

The debate has sprung up at least a couple of times in the past five years here in Tampa Bay, but now it seems that the debate on whether to contract out public transit agencies to a private operator is gaining some steam. Right smack dab in the middle of this debate are at leastContinue reading “Why Privatizing Public Transit is BAD NEWS”