In an article in the Tampa Bay Times, a new advocacy group has formed in Tampa Bay in support of light rail transit. Connect Tampa Bay, formerly Tampa Bay on Track, has launched a massive marketing campaign to push an initiative for a sales tax increase to fund light rail and other transit improvements in […]
Tag Archives: light rail
February 13, 2013
January 14, 2013
Before the 2010 elections, politicians in Hillsborough County were discussing plans for a light rail transit system. To pay for the project, they voted to have a referendum on the ballot for the citizens to vote on increasing the sales tax from seven to eight percent, a fourteen percent increase. Between the politicians, bankers, businessmen, […]
November 21, 2012
Have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving! Kind of scary that they had to do a three minute public service announcement about this!
November 3, 2012
A great article from one of my RightOnline Conservative Bloggers! Truly a great read, especially if you think light rail will save your city! Now I’m Pissed!
August 25, 2012
This past week, articles came out in the Tampa Bay Times , WTSP and Salon.com regarding Tampa’s “transportation mess.” These journalists appear to agree that Tampa would be a really great city if it were not for its lack of light rail. As an impending Tropical Storm (possibly soon to be upgraded to Hurricane) Isaac, […]
August 1, 2012
From Atlas Shrugs – Obama’s State Department (Hillary) Criticizes French Islamic Veil Ban – Perhaps she should be more worried about mayors banning a business like Chick-Fil-A for speaking honestly about their beliefs. Is this a result of her close relationship with her chief of staff Huma Abedin? From Transportation Expert Wendell Cox – Atlanta […]
June 13, 2012
Light rail is being rejected by taxpayers across the country…so why is government so insistent on pushing it against our will? KATU TV News: Vancouver deciding on whether to pass a head tax per employee or raise the sales tax to pay for light rail ….or better yet, BOTH!
June 3, 2012
Farmer Panic! Crops die as government blocks wells – An example of the effects of government control of water use. The solution is simple, but not legal anymore! Southerland, Gulf fishermen cry “war” over fishing regulations – Faulty, or fraudulent information, the precautionary principle, Agenda 21, it is killing our fishing industry in Florida and […]
May 19, 2012
Virginia Beach firefighters union opposes light rail – Teachers are also concerned that light rail will cannibalize funds for vital services Bellevue light rail route could put some on the wrong side of the tracks – How would you like a train in your back yard? Do you think that it would affect your property […]
May 18, 2012
Virginia Beach police groups also say no to light rail – Joined with firefighters One shot at downtown Denver light rail – It happened yesterday at 2:00 pm! One injured after light rail collides with MTA maintenance truck – “Service was delayed for a couple of hours.” Milwaukee light rail line attracts $85 million from […]