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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… Continue Reading “HART BUS SERVICE DURING THE 2018 TAMPA BAY AIRFEST”

Platt St bike lane is coming along well

Remember a few months ago when the City of Tampa announced that they were going to add buffered bike lanes to Platt St from Armenia Ave to Bayshore Blvd? Well, that process has been underway for the past few weeks, much sooner than I… Continue Reading “Platt St bike lane is coming along well”

ALERT: I-275 Southbound exit to WestShore Blvd IS NOW CLOSED for approximately five months

Here’s a head’s up to those who drive along I-275 to get to the WestShore Business District from downtown Tampa and points east and north, as well as those who routinely use Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) Route 61LX. On Thursday, January 8, 2015, the… Continue Reading “ALERT: I-275 Southbound exit to WestShore Blvd IS NOW CLOSED for approximately five months”

Revised plans arise for a WestShore area transit hub

Greetings everyone! As many of you know, the recent economic downturn has forced many transit districts to re-evaluate their current levels of service,  as well as future plans, based on the level of funding that is available. In addition, many districts are searching for… Continue Reading “Revised plans arise for a WestShore area transit hub”

Transit Staycations – Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo

Greetings everyone! I mentioned earlier on that I will begin a Focus Post series called Transit Staycations. This series will profile various tourist sites that you can easily get to by using public transit. For my inaugural post; I will talk briefly about Tampa’s Lowry… Continue Reading “Transit Staycations – Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo”

Happy New Year! ~ 2013…here we go!

Happy New Year everyone! With the start of 2013, I would like to let everyone know what I am working on for the month of January. Some of the posts that I am planning out include: Ventra: An innovative common-use transit payment system that is… Continue Reading “Happy New Year! ~ 2013…here we go!”

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… Continue Reading “Merry Christmas & the Year-End Transit Roundup!”

Watching Issac…

Hi everyone, The RNC is just days away. Unfortunately, we now have a significant hurricane threat on our hands. Tropical Storm Issac formed in the Atlantic roughly a week ago and the projected path sends the storm right into Florida during the week of… Continue Reading “Watching Issac…”

RNC Roundup

Hi Everyone, Despite my computer troubles, I was determined to get at least one post up this week. With the Republican National Convention just days away; you may have noticed many of the temporary venues going up in downtown Tampa. At this point; many… Continue Reading “RNC Roundup”

RNC = Road Closures & Transit Detours

Please note that due to the rapidly changing information; this post will be periodically updated. Be sure to check back for updates. The last update to this post was on 7/31/12. On July 23, 2012, the US Secret Service unveiled its listing of roadway… Continue Reading “RNC = Road Closures & Transit Detours”