Iris Rogers of Bradenton is overcome with emotion Wednesday while visiting a makeshift memorial at Bay to Bay Boulevard and Lois Avenue for two Plant High students killed in a motorcycle crash.
A traffic signal at Bay to Bay and Lois would cost $550,000, so temporary measures are under consideration. But there’s no money for them yet, either.
The $85.3 million project adds lanes from north of the I-4 interchange to Hillsborough Avenue.
The seasonal service runs through May 22, 2022.
Tampa International Airport’s Blue Express Curbside lanes will be open for travelers by Thanksgiving.


  1. A 67-year-old Plant City man was struck by a person driving a Dodge Challenger while trying to cross North Alexander Street Thursday night.
  2. The Hillsborough Transportation Planning Organization killed a grant application to study the idea of tearing down Interstate 275 north of downtown and replacing it with a street-level boulevard. This is an aerial view looking south on Interstate 275 toward Interstate 4 and downtown Tampa.
  3. Hillsborough County will seek to spend $40 million on sidewalk construction as part of the recommended projects submitted to the state Legislature.  TIMES (2013).
  4. The SunRunner parked at the 1st Avenue N & 5th Street N station during a media preview on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022 in St. Petersburg. The SunRunner is the Bus-Rapid-Transit service that will take riders from downtown St. Pete to St. Pete Beach with limited stops.
  5. A proposed spending plan for transportation projects in Hillsborough County is topped by $130 million to pave 680 miles of roads.
  6. A car fire on southbound Interstate 275 in Tampa is snarling traffic near the State Road 60 off ramp this morning.
  7. Passengers load onto the Cross Bay Ferry at the St. Petersburg dock in October in St. Petersburg.
  8. Boat renters drive off with a boat owned by Rory Conforti at the Seminole Boat Ramp on Jan. 15, 2023, in Clearwater. Conforti owns several boats, which he rents through GetMyBoat, a boat rental and water experience marketplace similar to Airbnb.
  9. Jan. 20• Transportation
    Traffic builds on Interstate 275 south on April 21, 2022 in Tampa. A proposal to run a bus rapid transit system along the highway to connect St. Petersburg, Tampa and Wesley Chapel never moved beyond the study stage at the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority. The agency's governing board voted Friday to dissolve the agency that formed in 2007.
  10. A motorcyclist has died and her passenger is in critical condition after they collided with another vehicle in Largo on Thursday, police said.
  11. The Florida Highway Patrol is searching for the driver of a flatbed truck involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a motorcyclist Wednesday on U.S. 301 in Tampa.
  12. Two charter flights from Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas, carried 48 Venezuelan migrants to Martha's Vineyard, Mass.
  13. A 42-year-old bicyclist died Tuesday after he was struck in a hit-and-run crash on Tait Avenue in Dade City, troopers said.
  14. Cyclists cross East Lake Road at Keystone Road as traffic piles up northbound Wednesday in Palm Harbor.
  15. TSA officer Brian Ortiz-Ruiz, scans bags in 2019 using a new, state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography (CT) checkpoint scanner, which is being used at the Airside C TSA checkpoint at Tampa International Airport.
  16. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis waves during an inauguration ceremony at the Old Capitol, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, in Tallahassee.
  17. A rendering from WSP Engineering shows what a potential neighborhood station could look like for a 41-mile bus rapid transit line connecting Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. The agency planning the project, the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority, is now scheduled to consider voting itself out of existence.
  18. Ieasha Boyd, 37, is facing multiple charges after police say she was driving impaired with two children in her car, and crashed into another vehicle, ultimately killing the driver. Boyd was booked into a Pinellas County jail early Tuesday, and was later released on bail.
  19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass to Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin (14), while the Carolina Panthers play defense during the fourth quarter at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023.
  20. The Royal Park Bridge was closed after a bicyclist fell to her death when a drawbridge connecting Palm Beach to the Florida mainland began rising before she could reach the other side.
  21. BayCare Health System operates a number of hospitals in Tampa Bay. Patients are often unsure whether they need to go to the emergency room or an urgent care clinic.
  22. Passengers, including Celene Moody (far right), await their bus at the University Area Transit Center on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, in Tampa.
  23. A graphic from the National Transportation Safety Board's report details the path of the small plane that crashed in Venice, killing three people. It crashed 16 seconds after takeoff.
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