Tag: ridesharing

Janelle Irwin TaylorNovember 27, 2018

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority is launching an expanded app called Transit+ to make connecting to public transportation a seamless process. The new feature expands on the existing app, Transit, which allows users to book public transportation trips from start to finish. It also adds additional transportation modes including bike and rideshare opportunities. Public transportation, […]

Guest AuthorMay 7, 2018

Several months behind schedule and more than $1 billion later, the shiny new rental car facility at Tampa International Airport opened earlier this year to decidedly mixed reviews. For the amount of money taxpayers have ponied up, I think we’re all hoping the experience is better than what we’ve gotten on our taxpayer-subsidized sports stadiums. […]

Peter SchorschNovember 15, 2017

There’s nothing more aggravating than seeing the Legislature finally do the right thing, only to see local authorities attempt to undermine that progress. Take, for instance, the maddening example of Florida airports and the extra fees they tack on when travelers try to leave the airport property. Since the Legislature passed uniform regulations for ridesharing […]

Drew WilsonMarch 8, 2017

Ridesharing company Lyft earned praise from Tallahassee officials Wednesday after announcing that it was open for business in the capital city. “Tallahassee was proud to be one of the first cities in the state to approve favorable ridesharing laws, and we are excited that Lyft is now expanding into the Capital City,” said Tallahassee Mayor […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 13, 2016

Writing that “Hillsborough County is better than this,” Dana Young is the latest Tampa Bay area lawmaker calling for the Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission to reject proposed new rules that ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft say would force them out of the local market. In a letter Tuesday to PTC Chair Victor Crist, Young says the current […]


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