14 episodes

On the Go! talks all things transit and transportation in Tampa Bay. Produced by TBARTA, the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority, you'll hear from Tampa Bay's transportation leaders and experts as they discuss how local mobility needs are being met through planning, technology, and innovation.

On the Go! with TBARTA Chris Jadick

    • Government
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

On the Go! talks all things transit and transportation in Tampa Bay. Produced by TBARTA, the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority, you'll hear from Tampa Bay's transportation leaders and experts as they discuss how local mobility needs are being met through planning, technology, and innovation.

    Vanpool, a Smarter Way to Work

    Vanpool, a Smarter Way to Work

    Rush hour traffic is building up all around the country as people begin heading back to work. For many, vanpooling offers the opportunity to save hundreds of dollars each month, while letting someone else do the driving. TBARTA's Chris Jadick explores how it work works for both employees and employers, with Ken Boden of Commute Tampa Bay and Arlinda Karuli of Commute with Enterprise.

    • 24 min
    Flamingo Fares, a New Way to Pay for Transit

    Flamingo Fares, a New Way to Pay for Transit

    Flock this way, with Flamingo Fares! It's the new, contactless transit payment program recently introduced in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. Cassandra Borchers of PSTA tells TBARTA's Chris Jadick why the transit authority introduced the program now, its many features, and its cost-saving advantages for transit riders.

    • 37 min
    Why Tampa Bay's future depends on regionalism

    Why Tampa Bay's future depends on regionalism

    Tampa Bay has many local government bodies, but regional cooperation is essential to managing current challenges and future growth. Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council Executive Director Sean Sullivan shares insight on his work, why it's increasingly important, and how a regional council adds value to helping local leaders address local issues.

    • 29 min
    Get on the bus! A new career awaits as Transit Bus Operator

    Get on the bus! A new career awaits as Transit Bus Operator

    Nationwide the need is great for transit bus operators. No longer known simply as "bus driver," the position has grown in responsibilities and rewards. Who can become a bus operator, and what are the unknown benefits of serving the transportation public? Two former drivers who are now transit leaders in Tampa Bay share their experiences and insights.

    • 26 min
    The Safety and Regulation of Air Taxis

    The Safety and Regulation of Air Taxis

    Air taxis are flying into the future plans of many urban areas, but questions remain. Among them - how safe would autonomously flown aircraft be, and is the public ready to accept that? In part two of this On the Go! with TBARTA episode, we get insight from the co-founders of the Community Air Mobility Initiative, Anna Dietrich and Yolanka Wulff.

    • 24 min
    Taking Flight with Air Taxis

    Taking Flight with Air Taxis

    Air taxis are among the most exciting transportation technologies now in development, but is the service ready for prime time? In this episode of On the Go! we find out how the service would operate, and how soon it might begin. Anna Dietrich and Yolanka Wullf, co-founders of the Community Air Mobility Initiative, join us to discuss the future of air taxi transportation.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

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Great insight on transportation

Really enjoyed the wide ranging discussion on transportation. Learned a lot about the types of projects that can make a difference in our future.

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