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November 14, 2014

Fla. county passes long-term plan, still needs funding

The Transportation Policy Leadership Group, made up of all of the Hillsborough County commissioners and the mayors of Tampa, Temple Terrace and Plant City, is in the process of devising a plan to fund transportation for economic development.


November 6, 2014

Fla.'s HART teams for digital ad project

Program allows local businesses to go online, view a map of HART, add one or multiple stops to a shopping cart and check out, and then, Commuter Advertising will upload their media to play onboard HART buses at the purchased stop(s).


October 23, 2014

Parsons Brinckerhoff to push Hillsborough County plan

The county’s transportation policy leadership group outlined a public outreach effort that will be carried out by the firm that will include eight community and two regional meetings along with speaking engagements by county leaders.


October 3, 2014

HART taps LAN for transit infrastructure projects

The services will include assistance for various types and sizes of projects ranging from transit infrastructure to new transit facilities, including existing facility upgrades and expansions, drainage, roadway, signage and signalization.


August 27, 2014

Study: Hillsborough must expand bus service before seeking rail grants

The study, which was conducted by AECOM, has reportedly dismayed advocates of a plan to put a tax-for-transportation referendum on an upcoming ballot, perhaps by 2016.


June 4, 2014

Fla. agency, county reach agreement on proposed tax

Approval of the 1% tax levy would provide a funding source for countywide transportation projects outlined in the Greenlight Pinellas plan, which include local passenger rail and regional connections.


May 15, 2014

Fla.’s HART partners with Megabus to expand intermodal service

A five-year agreement lets Megabus run service through Hillsborough Area Regional Transit’s recently expanded Marion Transit Center.


May 14, 2014

Fla. agency prepares for new November referendum

Advocates for the 1% sales tax to be used for expanded Hillsborough Area Regional Transit rail and bus services learn lessons from failed 2010 referendum.


April 24, 2014

Clean Energy, Fla. agency partner for CNG fueling station

HART is the first transit agency in Florida expected to transition its entire fleet to cleaner-burning natural gas. The fueling station will be equipped with four fast-fill CNG dispensers to fuel buses, vans and other fleet vehicles.


April 8, 2014

Florida's HART names interim CEO

Katharine Eagan has been with HART since 2009, when she was hired as chief of service development at the agency and moved up to chief operating officer in 2011. There is no exact timetable as of yet for HART to replace Hale on a permanent basis.


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