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Sunday, May 01, 2016

Transportation

Plan would tweak transit boards’ independence

Plan would tweak transit boards’ independence

TAMPA — The chairman of Hillsborough County’s Public Transportation Commission is intent on breaking the stranglehold he says taxi companies have on the autonomous agency.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Passenger on motorcycle hurt in Redington Shores

A passenger on a motorcycle in Redington Shores was taken to a local hospital after he fell off the vehicle Sunday afternoon, police said.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Tampa motorcyclist killed in crash on Hillsborough Ave.

A 19-year-old Tampa man died Saturday night after his motorcycle collided with a car that turned in front of him at the intersection of Hillsborough Avenue and Reflections Club Drive, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
Published: 05/01/16

Clearwater man dies after car hits rear of gas tanker

A 31-year-old Clearwater man died Saturday morning when he collided with the rear of a gasoline tanker at a Palm Harbor intersection, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 04/30/16

Hit-and-run driver kills St. Pete pedestrian

A 55-year-old man died Saturday morning when he was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle while walking along a St. Petersburg street, police said.
Published: 04/30/16

FHP targeting impaired drivers tonight in Wolfpack Operation

The Florida Highway Patrol will conduct a multi-county DUI Wolfpack Operation to find impaired drivers tonight beginning at 10 and continuing through 3 a.m.
Published: 04/28/16
Driver critically injured in rollover crash with semi on I-4 near Plant City

Driver critically injured in rollover crash with semi on I-4 near Plant City

A 26-year-old Lakeland man was in critical condition after his car struck a tractor-trailer and overturned early Thursday on eastbound Interstate 4 near Plant City, invesitgators said.
Published: 04/28/16
Hillsborough commissioners vote 4-3 to reject transportation sales tax

Hillsborough commissioners vote 4-3 to reject transportation sales tax

TAMPA — A three-hour hearing Wednesday night ended in disappointment for transit advocates as Hillsborough County Commissioners voted 4-3 against putting a half-cent-per-dollar sales tax for transportation before voters on the Nov. 8 ballot.
Published: 04/27/16
Updated: 04/28/16
Tampa welcomes two new ways to get around downtown

Tampa welcomes two new ways to get around downtown

TAMPA — Downtown Tampa residents, workers and visitors have a couple of more reasons to leave the car in the garage. If they need a car at all.
Published: 04/27/16

Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash on U.S. 301 in Wimauma

A 23-year-old motorcyclist was killed Monday night when he veered out of his lane and struck a car head-on on U.S. 301 in Wimauma, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 04/26/16
Updated: 04/27/16