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.
The Big Picture on Transportation in Tampa Bay, from THEA
Don't let the name fool you. The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority has increasing impact on transportation infrastructure across many counties in Tampa Bay. A new name will soon reflect THEA's regional mission. You'll hear about that, as well as the inside story behind the new Selmon Expressway Extension project, and the request Lee Roy Selmon made when he lent his name to the expressway.
Changes in the Air: How Tampa International Airport Managed the Pandemic
Air travel came to a sudden stop when the COVID-19 health crisis exploded. How did Tampa International Airport adjust, and what does that mean for travelers who are now anxious to fly again? TPA's Veronica Cintron talks with Chris Jadick on the challenges, the opportunities, and the future of air travel.
Hillsborough's MPO plans for today and tomorrow
Keeping up with a rapidly growing area can be a challenge, but the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization is taking on that effort. Executive Director Beth Alden, along with Executive Planners Allison Yeh and Gena Torres, discuss current initiatives and their vision for the area's future.
Planning Tomorrow with Forward Pinellas
The future of Pinellas County is being shaped today by Forward Pinellas, the county's land use and transportation planning agency. Executive Director Whit Blanton and Principal Planner Sarah Caper share insights on their work, which is critical to preserving and enhancing the county's quality of life.
HART Plans for Hillsborough County's Mobility Future
A new bus rapid transit project, expansion of the TECO Line Streetcar, and transition to alternative energy vehicles, are all in progress at HART, the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority. HART's Senior Planner Justin Willits and Senior Project Planner Nicole McCleary discuss what's happening behind the scenes, and share their thoughts on how mass transit can best serve the evolving needs to tomorrow's riders.
PSTA's Brad Miller Looks to the Future of Transit in Tampa Bay
Brad Miller says his mission as PSTA's CEO includes looking to the future, and he discusses those plans, including the SunRunner BRT project, autonomous vehicle testing, alternative energy vehicles, and more! You'll hear his personal story and find out what lies ahead for the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority.
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.