Tag: Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

PSTA Fall, 2019 Service Changes

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) is enacting its fall, 2019 service changes on Sunday, October 20, 2019. While most of the changes comprise of minor scheduling adjustments, some big changes are coming to Routes 18, 73, the Central Ave Trolley, & the North… Continue Reading “PSTA Fall, 2019 Service Changes”

Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training Transportation

Baseball Spring Training is back, which means heading out to the stadium, fighting traffic, battling to find a good parking spot, & maybe having to pay to get into the lot in the process. It doesn’t have to be that way if you’re heading… Continue Reading “Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training Transportation”

PSTA Bus Fleet – September, 2018

Something that I don’t talk about too often via a blog post is bus fleet changes. And for the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), there’s been a ton going on recently – old buses leaving, new buses arriving or on order, and sadly…buses getting… Continue Reading “PSTA Bus Fleet – September, 2018”

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… Continue Reading “Summer Service Changes – PSTA, HART, LYNX, SunRail, Votran”

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… 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… Continue Reading “OneBusAway Support For PSTA Ends 1/31/18”

PSTA, four other FL transit agencies, snag FTA Low-No Grants

Even though Hurricane Irma brought a lot of uncertainty to Florida’s transit agencies this past couple of weeks, there has been some very good news to help balance things out. On September 15, 2017, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the 51 recipients of… Continue Reading “PSTA, four other FL transit agencies, snag FTA Low-No Grants”

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… Continue Reading “Transit Agency Service Status Post-Hurricane Irma”

PSTA Board votes to purchase two battery electric buses

At the February 22, 2017 board meeting, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority board voted to purchase two 35-foot battery electric transit buses, plus a charging station from BYD Motors at a cost not to exceed $2,200,000. Nine members voted for the purchase while five voted… Continue Reading “PSTA Board votes to purchase two battery electric buses”

PSTA October 2, 2016 Service Changes – Part 1

On Sunday, October 2, 2016; the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) enacted a major revamp of key bus routes with the goal of streamlining service and improving efficiency and reliability throughout the system. These changes include the introduction of four new bus routes and substantial… Continue Reading “PSTA October 2, 2016 Service Changes – Part 1”