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April 15, 2014

Lawyers argue case of Fla. transit chief firing

An attorney for Danny Ours, former executive director of Lakeland Area Mass Transit District, claimed that board members didn’t ask additional questions after an internal investigation that led to his firing in 2011. A lawyer for the transit system said there was "turmoil, chaos and low morale" under Ours' leadership.


February 14, 2014

Florida transit approves Polytechnic U. bus plan

Lakeland Area Mass Transit District may provide a bus to the new Florida Polytechnic University to take students from the school's campus to downtown Lakeland and Auburndale. The university is expected to open in the fall.


January 25, 2012

Fla. transit to seek on demand bus grant

The $1.3 million grant would cover the cost of a new 15-seat bus, on-board vehicle technology and operating expenses for a year.


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