Hillsborough County plans to use $35 million from its federal American Recovery Act appropriation to repave roads. It is the initial expenditure of the $285 million allocated to the county in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. [TIMES  (2004)]
Allocations of the $285.9 million in federal aid also will target environment, public safety and other needs.
The airline will launch with service to and from New Haven., Conn.
It will be 20 months after it closed because of the pandemic and with safety measures that it hopes will curb a spate of fatal collisions.


  1. Flight attendants hand out refreshments to a packed Delta Airlines flight traveling from Ronald Regan National Airport to Minneapolis' Saint Paul International Airport on Friday, May 21, 2021.
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  3. This Feb. 9, 2019, file photo shows a sign bearing the company logo outside a Tesla store in Cherry Creek Mall in Denver. Federal officials said Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 they will investigate a fiery Tesla crash that left two people dead in South Florida. Three investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are traveling next week to Coral Gables, where a Tesla Model 3 left the roadway and collided with a tree Monday, the agency announced on Twitter.
  4. Tampa International Airport's 49-year-old air traffic control tower, shown here on Sept. 10, is "degrading" and overdue for a replacement, said U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa.
  5. A car hit a concrete wall on I-75 Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021.
  6. The intersection of  U.S. 41 and State Road 54 in central Pasco is the subject of a planned rebuild that could cost more than $200 million and include three separate sections of elevated highway.
  7. Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority CEO Brad Miller signs a declaration of support to receive $25 million from the federal government for a multimodal transit station in Clearwater. Mayor Frank Hibbard, right, looks on.
  8. The chambers of commerce from Tampa Bay, South Tampa and Riverview jointly endorsed a ferry service proposed to run between southern Hillsborough  County and MacDill Air Force Base in south Tampa.  (Times | 2019)
  9. Troopers are seeking more information about the above vehicle, which they believe was used in a hit-and-run that killed a 67-year-old New Port Richey woman.
  10. Improving the frequency of local bus service would help a typical resident in Hernando, Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas gain access to 26,000  additional jobs, according to a study from the Tampa Bay Partnership.
  11. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a news conference Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 in Tampa. Gov. DeSantis spoke about the continued Howard Franklin Bridge expansion project and the fast-tracking of other area roadway projects.
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  13. Sep. 10• Community News
    Mario Mirabal, 39, of Tampa, program manager with HCC’s Automotive Service Technology program, sits with racks full of transmissions and motors, at the  auto mechanic instructor meeting lobby at the HCC Ybor City Campus Training Center in Tampa.
  14. The sidewalk in front of a South Tampa home disappears into the grass of its neighbor. Recently, the city proposed a hefty increase in fees for developers who rely on the city to put down sidewalks in front of new homes.
  15. A Tesla lost control and struck the back of a Palm Harbor home, killing a 69-year-old woman who lived there.
  16. Mark LoMoglio suffered two broken ankles, a broken leg and broken hand after he was hit by a car in front of his Brandon home in March. He spent 22 days at Tampa General Hospital.
  17. The Tampa skyline is in the distance as a Spirit Airlines passenger plane taxis on a runway at Tampa International Airport on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Tampa.
  18. Hillsborough County plans to use $35 million from its federal American Recovery Act appropriation to repave roads. It is the initial expenditure of the $285 million allocated to the county in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. [TIMES  (2004)]
  19. The Florida Highway Patrol is seeking information in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian in Hillsborough County on Monday. Troopers say the Arizona woman was walking in the bicycle lane of 56th Street when the sedan shown in this still photo struck her and left the scene.
  20. A Tesla using its partially automated driving system slammed into a Florida Highway Patrol cruiser and narrowly missed its driver, who had pulled over to assist a disabled vehicle.
  21. Air travel resumes at Tampa International Airport after Tropical Storm Elsa forced an overnight closure of the airport, causing numerous cancellations, on July 7.
  22. The U.S. 19 southbound ramp to Bryan Dairy Road is set to permanently close Wednesday.
  23. The Nissan Rogue involved in a fatal crash July 30, 2021, off Tyrone Boulevard.