The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority extends the fare-free period for the SunRunner BRT, celebrating its remarkable success with over 260,000 passengers in just three months.
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In Autumn 2023, JTA's autonomous electric vehicle service will revolutionise mobility for FSCJ Downtown Jacksonville users, fostering seamless movement and accessibility throughout the campus.
The federal funding will benefit 19 transit-oriented development projects that focus on strengthening local economies, as well as improving air quality and access to essential transportation services.
The funding will help lower the State of Florida's carbon emissions by replacing existing diesel transit buses in 13 counties across the state with new zero-emission vehicles.
The new grants will allow the Florida Department of Transportation to enhance safety across the state by improving transport infrastructure and traveller information systems, with a key focus on vulnerable road users.
USDOT's funding will allow the Jacksonville Transportation Authority to continue advancing its sustainability efforts by replacing more diesel buses with vehicles powered by cleaner compressed natural gas.
The project aims to provide faster, more reliable transit services from Florida City and other South Dade communities to Dadeland and connections to the Miami Central Business District.
The new service is said to be an important part of helping to make riding transit as safe as possible by removing the need for passengers to handle cash, physical tickets, or interact with ticketing infrastructure.
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) will use the funding to develop a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Angelo Rao, PE, Manager of Traffic Operations & Parking Services at the City of Lakeland, Florida speaks to Intelligent Transport about the challenges of advancing mobility that come with a transitioning car-centric city.