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Rush Hour: Bus faster than a Porsche

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) now permits and encourages buses running on the interstate shoulders. Issuing guidance for District offices and transit agency partners, FDOT describes steps to evaluate and consider the use of interstate shoulders for operating buses. Shoulder-running buses have been bypassing interstate traffic jams for decades in Minneapolis-St. Paul, where they…


TIA celebrates expansion milestones

There’s a lot on the menu at Tampa International Airport (TIA), and even more on the way! On February 15th, TIA celebrated historic expansion and concessions redevelopment as the Airport welcomed three new developments aboard: The Concessions Receiving and Distribution Center (CRDC), Bay Coffee & Tea Company, and Auntie Anne’s. The Airport’s 20,000 square-foot CRDC…


Tampa International Airport redefines “runway”

On a gorgeous Saturday morning, April 26th, TIA held its 2nd annual Tampa International Airport 5K Runway Fun Run . A maximum capacity of 1,500 participants (more than doubling last year’s crowd) had the opportunity to experience the smooth surface of Runway 1L/19R. All ages and levels of experience piloted their way down the massive…


Tampa International Airport Master Plan seeking public comment

The public was invited to attend an open forum on the Tampa International Airport Master Plan in October 2012. Consultant HNTB shared the latest details on the proposed Master Plan, including suggested changes to the existing facilities and land usage. The centerpiece of the plan so far: A consolidated rental car center near the entrance…

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