Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Transportation

Traffic solution in the sky, or just pie-in-the-sky?

Traffic solution in the sky, or just pie-in-the-sky?

CLEARWATER — By the end of this year, a never-before-been-built, Jetsons-like pod car system will be ready to transport visitors through the sky between downtown and Clearwater Beach.At least that’s what businessman Tom Nocera has been pledging to lo...
Updated one month ago

Passenger had loaded gun at Orlando airport checkpoint

A passenger tried to bring a loaded gun in a carry-on bag at Orlando International Airport causing a long back-up at checkpoints during the Christmas holiday rush.
Updated: 2 months ago
St. Pete-Clearwater Airport: Parking near capacity, asking that travelers be dropped off.

St. Pete-Clearwater Airport: Parking near capacity, asking that travelers be dropped off.

The St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport is asking travelers to make arrangements to be dropped off for flights today due to the facility’s parking lots being near capacity.Only the airport’s Remote 2 Lot on Fairchild Drive has minimal parking a...
Updated: 2 months ago

Motorcyclist dies in hospital after crash

Updated: 2 months ago
Plan envisions ‘rapid’ bus trips from St. Pete to beaches. But will Trump fund it?

Plan envisions ‘rapid’ bus trips from St. Pete to beaches. But will Trump fund it?

ST. PETERSBURG — For the first time in the Tampa Bay region, transportation planners want to give buses their own dedicated lanes.The proposed bus rapid transit, or BRT, system would allow buses to use those lanes to make faster, more reliable trips ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Lawsuit may stall Suncoast Parkway extension

Lawsuit may stall Suncoast Parkway extension

BROOKSVILLE — A last-minute lawsuit may put the brakes on the long-awaited extension of the Suncoast Parkway north into Citrus County. Construction was slated to begin early next year. At a Hernando-Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization meeting l...
Updated: 2 months ago
Dr. Delay: Too many ‘floating’ drivers at  Fourth Street/Gandy/Roosevelt intersection

Dr. Delay: Too many ‘floating’ drivers at Fourth Street/Gandy/Roosevelt intersection

Regarding the Fourth Street N and Roosevelt Boulevard junction, it’s my understanding that if there’s a car to my left at the stop light going north on Fourth Street N and I’m in the Exit Only lane for Roosevelt Boulevard, the car at my left cannot, ...
Updated: 2 months ago

More than 300 cruise passengers fall ill with stomach virus

PORT EVERGLADES — More than 300 passengers on a cruise ship that docked at Port Everglades fell ill with a stomach virus. The Naples Daily News reported that the Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited’s ship Independence docked Saturday in Florida reported ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Atlanta airport power outage cancels 1,000 flights; more Delta cancellations Monday

Atlanta airport power outage cancels 1,000 flights; more Delta cancellations Monday

ATLANTA — A sudden power outage brought the world’s busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding more than 1,000 flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush. Authorities announced that electricity would be restored...
Updated: 2 months ago
Dr. Delay: St. Petersburg road projects for bikes and wastewater

Dr. Delay: St. Petersburg road projects for bikes and wastewater

What is the city of St. Petersburg doing on First Avenue S between Pa sadena Avenue and Park Street? They have installed a concrete bumper in the middle of the road for some reason. Also on Ninth Avenue N, they are installing something from 71st Stre...
Updated: 2 months ago