Traffic backups like this one at  Interstate 275 and I-4  near downtown Tampa could be eased via a $140 million state construction project to add lanes and improve safety. [Times (2008)]
The $140 million modification to Interstate 275 and I-4 could be financed by $2 billion legislative appropriation.
Lawyers suggest the public apply for reimbursements and a three-judge panel would be the arbitrator.
The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority has 300 routes but only 250 drivers, the transit union says.
It marks a return to Pinellas for the carrier, which operated there from 2006 to 2008.


  1. A Spring Hill man, 39, was struck and killed by a car while riding his bike on U.S. 19, troopers said.
  2. A woman was struck and killed Sunday night while running across Interstate 275 south of Fowler Avenue, troopers said.
  3. This July 8, 2018 photo shows a Tesla 2018 Model 3 sedans sitting on display outside a Tesla showroom in Littleton, Colo. The driver of a Tesla Model 3 involved in a fatal crash that California highway authorities said may have been on operating on Autopilot posted social media videos of himself riding in the vehicle without his hands on the wheel or foot on the pedal. The May 5, 2021, crash in Fontana, a city 50 miles (80 kilometers) east of Los Angeles, is also under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The probe is the 29th case involving a Tesla that the federal agency has probed.
  4. Tampa's Quality Carriers is being sold to the CSX Corp., creating a sprawling new multimodal liquid chemical shipping network.
  5. Traffic backups like this one at  Interstate 275 and I-4  near downtown Tampa could be eased via a $140 million state construction project to add lanes and improve safety. [Times (2008)]
  6. Government lawyers are suggesting a plan to reimburse the public for the penny on the dollar sales tax paid for 27 months before the Florida Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional.   TIMES (2018)
  7. Travelers walk inside Tampa International Airport's Rental Car Center in Tampa, Florida, on March 19, 2021.
  8. A conceptual drawing, by FleischmanGarcia Architecture, of the proposed New Tampa Performing Arts Center on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard across from the main entrance to Hunter's Green.
  9. Brad Hudson, who has returned to riding public transit in Los Angeles, said the experience has changed since the pandemic.
  10. David Cunningham, 55, from Tampa fills up at the Shell Gas Station at 2210 Dr ML King Jr St N in St. Petersburg Wednesday afternoon (08/08/17).
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Bus riders get off a Hart bus at the University Area Transit Centerl on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 in Tampa.
  12. Sun Country Airlines will launch a direct flight from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport to Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., this fall.
  13. A rollover crash on the Courtney Campbell Causeway has left two people injured and is slowing traffic.
  14. A man and a woman died when their vehicles collided today on a road near Zephyrhills.
  15. Wilbur Eric French, 57, of Clearwater, was arrested Sunday on charges of DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide.
  16. A rendering from WSP Engineering shows what a potential neighborhood station could look like for a 41-mile bus transit line connecting Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.
  17. The Florida Department of Transportation has postponed plans to improve roadways in the West Shore Interchange area until 2026. Renderings show planned modifications to general purpose lanes, additional tolled express lanes and a new, two-lane flyover ramp.
  18. As more Americans start commuting to work and hitting the roads after a year indoors, they’ll be returning to streets that have gotten deadlier.
  19. A turtle suns itself on a fallen branch in along the banks for the Weeki Wachee River in Hernando County.
  20. A crash on Interstate 275 at Howard/Armenia slowed traffic Wednesday morning.
  21. Chris Selmon, youngest son of late Tampa Bay Buccaneer legend Lee Roy Selmon, walks with his mother Claybra Selmon along the new Selmon Expressway West extension during its grand opening Monday.
  22. A concrete grinding machine is used to finish the roadway surface on the westbound lanes of the Selmon Extension, a 1.9-mile toll lane located in the median of Gandy Boulevard, where construction continues on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Tampa. The extension will allow a choice for local residents and regional travelers: use Gandy Boulevard for local destinations or use the Selmon Extension for a direct connection to the Selmon Expressway or the Gandy Bridge.
  23. The Overtown neighborhood in Miami.