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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 authority's governing board has not picked a preferred alternative for how the service would operate and its study is now six months behind schedule.
Sen. Jeff Brandes said he will again seek legislation to disband an agency that can’t muster quorums for transportation plans
In five states, there will be little tolerance for inching over the speed limit as people eager to take post-lockdown road trips hit the road.
The legal claims say businesses collected an 8.5 percent tax after the Florida Supreme Court voided the transportation surtax.
Sixty-two percent of respondents said they wouldn’t use public transit, but one-third say it is very important to the community.

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  1. The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Tampa is one of the beneficiaries of planned spending in the 2022 Hillsborough County budget that begins Oct. 1.
  2. The tail of a JetBlue plane is seen as it prepares to take off in 2020. A woman on a JetBlue Airways Corp. flight from Miami to Los Angeles yelled at a flight attendant and slammed into his body, almost knocking him into a lavatory, according to the FAA. She is one of many passengers who have behaved badly on jets, often to little or no consequence to themselves.
  3. Traffic streams south Wednesday over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, where the new suicide prevention barrier has been completed.
  4. 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 authority's governing board has not picked a preferred alternative for how the service would operate and its study is now six months behind schedule.
  5. An Amtrak train is shown in this 2019 photo. Two crashes involving Amtrak trains in the South late Thursday killed two people and injured three others.
  6. Air Canada will resume international service to Tampa International Airport on July 17.
  7. On the left is "The Sun on The Edge," a sculpture on 11th Street N and Central Ave N, St. Petersburg. On the right is artist Ilan Averbuch.
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  9. A passenger died and a driver received minor injuries after a crash at Interstate 75 and Big Bend Road.
  10. What's going on with construction at Tampa International Airport? Pictured is part of the construction in June. | [JOHN PENDYGRAFT | Times]
  11. Riders gather at a Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority bus stop at the University Area Transit Center in 2020. Tuesday, attorneys argued before a Hillsborough Circuit Court judge on how a voided sales tax for transportation should be refunded.  [LUIS SANTANA   |   Times]
  12. American Airlines canceled dozens of flights nationally, but few cancellations are expected at Tampa International Airport. Pictured is an American Airlines flight in January. | [Chris Urso | Times]
  13. A rendering of the "intermodal" transit station proposed for the corner of Court Street and Myrtle Avenue in Clearwater. The facility would replace the aging bus station on Park Street, a few blocks away.
  14. The Sunshine Skyway Bridge is seen with lights Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 in St. Petersburg. The Florida Department of Transportation installed about 1,800 colored LED light fixtures on the Sunshine Skyway bridge.
  15. Mailers promoted the 1 percent sales tax for transportation in Hillsborough County in advance of the November 2018 referendum. A judge is now being asked for guidance on how the proceeds should be refunded after the Florida  Supreme  Court  voided the tax. (Times, 2018)
  16. Swoop, a low-cost Canadian air carrier, will launch service at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport in November.
  17. A southbound view of Southwest 157th Avenue running next to the Bird Basin Park, the planned route of the State Road 836 extension, whose proposed name is the Kendall Parkway. An administrative judge ruled against the project on March 30, 2020. PEDRO PORTAL PPORTAL@MIAMIHERALD.COM
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  19. Pile drivers sink concrete and steel pillars into solid limestone to form the substructure of the Howard Frankland Bridge expansion. Each pillar has sensors to ensure they're firmly in place.
  20. New home construction in the Southfork Lakes subdivision in Riverview is shown in March 2020.  On Wednesday, Hillsborough County commissioners are scheduled to vote on reversing planned impact fee increases on new construction because of new state legislation.
  21. The Cross Bay Ferry, Provincetown III leaves the Vinoy Yacht Basin in January 2019. Under a contract proposal, the seasonal ferry would expand to provide year-round service over the next four years.
  22. A car fire in the northbound lanes of the Howard Frankland Bridge is causing delays in both directions.
  23. A Seffner man drove his pickup into the back of a car on the Selmon Expressway, causing a crash that killed the driver of the car, troopers said.
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