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Thursday, Dec 08, 2016

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Young professionals delighted by possibilities of Cross-Bay Ferry

Young professionals delighted by possibilities of Cross-Bay Ferry

As Constanza Lanata and Andrew Machota cruised along Tampa Bay on Monday afternoon, the two daydreamed about how life might look with the Cross-Bay Ferry operating regularly between St. Petersburg and Tampa.
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Backers of Hillsborough’s failed transportation referendum see missed opportunity on Election Day

Backers of Hillsborough’s failed transportation referendum see missed opportunity on Election Day

TAMPA — The turnout for Tuesday’s election was exactly what many Hillsborough County officials hoped for when they proposed a referendum to raise the sales tax by a half-cent to pay for transportation needs.
Updated one month ago
Hey bus riders: Need a car ride home from USF and Carrollwood bus stations? There’s an app for that

Hey bus riders: Need a car ride home from USF and Carrollwood bus stations? There’s an app for that

TAMPA — HART and an international transportation company are launching a new ridesharing, app-based service to complement the bus system on Monday.
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Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano gets another raise, to $393,824

Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano gets another raise, to $393,824

The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority has given a new contract and an 8 percent raise to Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano.
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Carnival will home port a second cruise ship in Port Tampa Bay in 2018

Carnival will home port a second cruise ship in Port Tampa Bay in 2018

TAMPA — Carnival Cruise Line will add a second ship that will sail year round from Port Tampa Bay. The Carnival Miracle will offer seven-day Caribbean cruises beginning in January 2018.
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Airport surveys rank Tampa International good to great but warn mass transit is lacking

Airport surveys rank Tampa International good to great but warn mass transit is lacking

A fresh wave of surveys ranking U.S. airports has arrived with Tampa International Airport doing great in one and good in another. It seems what makes airports awesome or less inspiring is in the eye of the beholder.
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Kriseman’s ‘dream’ comes to life as Cross Bay Ferry makes first trip from St. Petersburg to Tampa

Kriseman’s ‘dream’ comes to life as Cross Bay Ferry makes first trip from St. Petersburg to Tampa

The Cross-Bay Ferry has docked in Tampa after its first launch from the Vinoy Basin in St. Petersburg.
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Driverless Marion Street shuttle will serve Tampa bus riders starting next year

Driverless Marion Street shuttle will serve Tampa bus riders starting next year

Commuters who take the bus into downtown Tampa are accustomed to letting someone else do the driving.
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Hillsborough PTC pursuing outside review of embattled director over Uber dealings

TAMPA — The agency charged with sorting out the battle between rideshare companies and the taxi and limo industry in Hillsborough County has devolved into bitter infighting over the actions of its executive director.
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Would Tampa take over Hillsborough roads in the city? No chance, Buckhorn says

Would Tampa take over Hillsborough roads in the city? No chance, Buckhorn says

TAMPA — The hundreds of cars that zoom along Bayshore Boulevard each day may be driving in the city of Tampa, but that’s a Hillsborough County road.
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