Transportation

Governor Rick Scott Brings Transportation Policies Initiative To Community

Governor Rick Scott Brings Transportation Policies Initiative To Community

By Tamas Mondovics Florida Governor Rick Scott made a stop during his “Let’s Keep Florida Moving” tour at the Brandon Chamber of Commerce last month to discuss his statewide transposition initiative. The Chamber considered the opportunity an extreme honor while welcoming dozens of guests to the event held at 330 Pauls Dr., Ste. 100 in(…)

Sheriff’s Office Seeks To Raise Awareness Of Laws Regarding Accidents

Sheriff’s Office Seeks To Raise Awareness Of Laws Regarding Accidents

  By Tamas Mondovics Accidents do and will happen, but the continued occurrence of hit and run crashes draws attention to the lack of knowing what to do when involved in an accident on the road. Naming a couple of the top things on the list to keep in mind, Hillsborough County Public Information Officer(…)

Paralyzed Riverview Grad Seeks Support To Win Big Accessible Vehicle Prize

Paralyzed Riverview Grad Seeks Support To Win Big Accessible Vehicle Prize

  By Libby Hopkins Antonio Dowels of Riverview is a recent graduate of the University of Florida. He volunteers at his church, Holy Outreach for Christ and he feeds the homeless and is a mentor to many people in the community. Dowels doesn’t let anything stand in his way of helping others or achieving his(…)

HART Extends Route To Serve Dover Area Residents, Adds Improvements

HART Extends Route To Serve Dover Area Residents, Adds Improvements

By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) has announced that beginning this month it is implementing new and improved service enhancements along Route 46, benefitting residents living on SR 60 east of Brandon. According to HART Public Information Officer Sandra Morrison, Route 46 is being extended by six miles from Westfield Brandon Mall(…)

Vacation Expo Hosted By AAA Travel Agency Coming To Tampa

Vacation Expo Hosted By AAA Travel Agency Coming To Tampa

Staff Report A free Vacation Expo will be held at the Tampa Marriott Westshore from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 9  hosted by AAA Travel Agency. Admission is free to this event and attendees can save up to $500 by booking a qualified vacation at the expo. Guests of the expo will(…)

Governor Scott Announces $500 Million Statewide Automobile Tax And Fee Reduction Proposal

Governor Scott Announces $500 Million Statewide Automobile Tax And Fee Reduction Proposal

During his visit to the Tampa area earlier this month, Florida State Governor, Rick Scott, took the time to discuss and apparently confirm a proposal that he said will bring some much-needed relief to Florida families. Making use of the showroom at the Brandon Honda car dealership as the venue for his announcement, Scott spoke(…)

County Leaders Discuss Transportation For Economic Development Initiative

County Leaders Discuss Transportation For Economic Development Initiative

By Tamas Mondovics County government officials turned their attention to Riverview earlier this month during a public meeting that facilitated a discussion about transportation planning for economic development and job creation in Hillsborough County. Held on Monday, December 2 at the Riverview Civic Center located at 11020 Park Dr., the events purpose was to get(…)

Drew’s RV Techs Knows Recreational Vehicles

Having a Recreational Vehicle (RV) can bring families new, exciting adventures but without proper preventative care and maintenance, that much-anticipated trip can quickly come to a halt. Drew’s RV Techs, LLC can ensure safe and worry-free travels for RV owners, whether it be a luxury motor coach, pop-up camper, truck camper or travel trailer. “We(…)

“Slow Down and Move Over” Law Gets Attention After HCSO Deputies Seriously Injured

“Slow Down and Move Over” Law Gets Attention After HCSO Deputies Seriously Injured

By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies have stepped up their efforts reminding residents and motorists of an important but if ignored, potentially fatal traffic law, which is often unheeded, forgotten or simply claimed unknown by many. Florida’s “Slow Down and Move Over” law states that as “motorists approach and pass all emergency vehicles(…)

County Approves Purchase Of Bus Passes For The Transportation Disadvantaged

County Approves Purchase Of Bus Passes For The Transportation Disadvantaged

By Tamas Mondovics Elderly residents and low-income and disabled persons who do not have or cannot afford their own transportation can breathe a little easier today. At their regular Board meeting last month, Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners unanimously (7-0) approved to help fund the County’s Sunshine Line service and it’s Bus Pass Program.(…)