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Citizens Organized for Sound Transportation (COST) letter to Florida Governor Rick Scott

May 9, 2013

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Below is a letter the Tampa Bay area group Citizens Organized for Sound Transportation (COST) sent to Florida Governor Rick Scott, regarding the budget request for allocation of $200,000 to fund a study of a merger between the Pinellas County and Hillsborough County transit authorities.  When will our trusted servants realize they cannot keep appropriating […]

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Light Rail On Track For Tampa Bay Despite Widespread Voter Opposition

January 14, 2013

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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, […]

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HART vote unanimous against state mandate for merger

January 10, 2012

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On Monday, January 9, 2012, a joint meeting was held between the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority HART and the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority PSTA, in which the HART board voted unanimously in expressing its opposition to Section 71 of the proposed Senate Bill SB 1866 that was introduced today in the Florida Legislature by […]

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Light Rail on Dr. Rich Show

January 5, 2012

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Discussion with Dr. Rich on the light rail in the Tampa Bay area      

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