Manatee County is poised to qualify for an $878,052 annual grant from the Florida Department of Transportation to help pay transit division operating expenses, according to Manatee County Commission documents.
Los Angeles County officials and business leaders rose to the defense of a Japanese company Monday that has all but given up plans to build a $60-million manufacturing facility in the Antelope Valley because of a dispute with local labor leaders.
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners is expected to vote on a resolution next week that clearly states the board's intention to prevent the construction of any mass transit system that allows access into and out of the county.
Because they're not allowed to talk about much of substance, including how they'd rule on cases, candidates for judgeships generally have to try to distinguish themselves with voters by saying they have the most experience or the best background.
A Metropolitan Council committee on Monday reviewed funding for $6.5 million in transit-oriented development grants for seven projects involving housing, plazas and public art -- all near public transit. The Met Council will consider the requests on Nov.
The lack of any uptick in ridership on the route since construction started isn't deterring officials, but rather pushing them to focus on making transit options friendlier for Leland area residents traveling to and from Wilmington.
Work on the future BART station in Milpitas is coming right along, although drivers on the adjacent Montague Expressway and Capitol Avenue can't see much progress yet on what will become one of the most used transit stops in Silicon Valley.
But in these days when traffic routinely backs up for miles on Tampa's highways, streetcars could be headed for a new heyday, says Peter Mikos, assistant manager of streetcar operations for the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority.
After grappling for two years over a transportation spending package, lawmakers might not get back to it in 2015. They'll be busy trying to satisfy the state Supreme Court's demand for adequate education funding.
City officials estimate it will cost at least $50 million, and perhaps as much as $70 million, to do the environmental study, detailed engineering and design, and other work needed to apply for federal matching funds for the proposed $1.4B light rail...