Tag: Brad Thoburn

A.G. GancarskiDecember 14, 2016

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Adam Putnam will be back in Jacksonville on Thursday, giving a transportation speech. Putnam will be the keynote speaker for an event co-presented by the JAX Chamber, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority and the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization. “Clean, Smart and Mobile: The Convergence of Transportation, Energy and […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 1, 2016

Thursday saw a host of Northeast Florida stakeholders from the education, transportation, and healthcare sectors address the First Coast Legislative Delegation at Jacksonville University’s Public Policy Institute. Legislators from well beyond the First Coast, such as Gainesville Sen. Keith Perry, Lake City Rep. Elizabeth Porter, and Palatka Rep. Bobby Payne, are included in the delegation, which is a […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 28, 2016

The inaugural First Coast Legislative Delegation meeting, to be held Thursday at Jacksonville University’s Public Policy Institute, is going to be different from the Duval Delegation meeting held the day before. For one thing, it will be regional in nature, including 16 representatives and senators total. And for another thing, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry will keynote […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 23, 2015

The fifth meeting of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority Skyway Subcommittee and Skyway Advisory Group happened on Monday, as the JTA gets ever closer to divining an action plan for the 30-year-old people-mover. Options run the gamut, from decommissioning the structure and leaving it subject to its own obsolescence, to replacing the cars, to expanding the […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 26, 2015

Storm clouds brewed over the main branch of the Jacksonville Public Library on Monday, as the talk inside centered on the Skyway. A one-hour subcommittee meeting preceded the first public forum about what to do with the outmoded conveyance. Like a VCR or compact disc player, the once state-of-the-art train system now requires either overhaul, […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 12, 2015

On Monday afternoon, the second meeting of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority Skyway Advisory Group convened in the JTA Boardroom, as group members weighed a variety of options regarding what to do with the Skyway as it approaches its 30th year in existence. Options range from tearing it down completely, to decommissioning it and letting it […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 23, 2015

On Wednesday morning, Jacksonville Councilmembers Lori Boyer and Tommy Hazouri, along with Council President Greg Anderson and the city’s Chief Administrative Officer, Sam Mousa, convened to discuss the future of Jacksonville Transportation Authority road projects that are behind schedule for completion. Among them, intersection improvements at Old St. Augustine and Greenland Road, stretches of Kernan and Girvin […]


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