County Commissioner Pat Kemp is working to kick-start safe cycling trails in Hillsborough. Here are 3 things we can do to help: (1) Show up, (2) Speak up, (3) Contact Commissioners to tell them it’s high time to build the South Coast Greenway Trail from Ruskin to Tampa!
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, attempting to discredit the many citizens who disagree with him on the Go Hillsborough sales-tax proposal, pompously belittles them all as “3 tea party bloggers sitting in their underwear in their basements in Ruskin.” Disparaging the community of Ruskin as a bunch of cretins is no way to gain our support.
Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman’s plan of action provides sensible funding measures, and calls for smart growth policies that commissioners can implement to start improving transportation NOW — without waiting to see IF a...
Patrick Manteiga, editor of La Gaceta, wrote a thorough analysis & major trashing of the county’s push to raise our sales tax to pay for some transportation projects — mostly roads & road improvements, with relatively little for mass transit.
Sierra Club on county’s proposed sales tax increase: better growth policies and other transportation solutions should come first.
Tampa Bay Sierra Club offers an intelligent, informed assessment of Hillsborough County’s proposal to increase the sales tax to pay mainly for road improvements with relatively little for mass transit.
Update Feb. 5, 2014: The County Commission voted 6-1 to take the first step toward making this ferry system a reality. Commissioner Les Miller was the lone “no” vote. If you’d like to see...