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Florida's Rail Systems by Weekday Ridership

If you believe no one rides the Jacksonville's Skyway, you may find yourself surprised at its ranking when compared to its peers. This weekday ridership list of Florida's rail transit systems suggests that success or failure is not totally based on traditional density and urban area population statistics.

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Reimagining the Arlington Expressway

Inspired by Boston's Big Dig, the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) wants to change the face of the complexion of the Arlington Expressway. Although there's not funding in place, here's a look at what the TPO is considering. We'd love to know your opinion.

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Normandy/Cassat/Lenox design charrette this week

As a part of the JTA Mobility Works initiative, you're invited to join a three-day, community-wide dialogue and feedback session related to Cassat Avenue between Beaver Street and Blanding Boulevard, Lenox Avenue between Cassat Avenue and Normandy Boulevard, and Normandy Boulevard between I-295 and Cassat...

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Atlanta turns to streetcar; development follows

Recently Atlanta joined the ranks of American cities investing in new fixed transit systems. Streetcars were phased out of existence on Atlanta's streets in 1949. On December 30, 2014, the city welcomed them back with open arms.

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Is Jacksonvile ready for a road diet?

Are the residents of Jacksonville willing to have one less four-lane road to create a more inviting atmosphere for pedestrians and bicyclist? Considering a road diet for Kings Road, just west of downtown, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will get the answer to this question and more, when...

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JTA's 2015 TIGER Grant Application

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has received 625 TIGER grant applications for 2015. They combine to add up to $9.8 billion, almost 20 times the $500 million set aside for the program. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) has submitted an application of their own in hopes of getting...

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Transportation Bill to Fund Local Transit Plans

Two Senators championing the cause of giving local communities more control over their transportation dollars have introduced a modified plan to steer more federal transportation dollars directly to local communities of all sizes — reaching a compromise that they hope to incorporate into the Senate’s...

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