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Thursday, Jul 24, 2014

Transportation

Open house slated to discuss Gandy Boulevard improvements

Residents will get the opportunity to hear the Florida Department of Transportation’s plans for major road improvements along Gandy Boulevard to ease east-west traffic flow in Pinellas County during an open house on Thursday.
Updated: 14 hours ago
U.S. 19 pile-up involves 10 vehicles, injures three

U.S. 19 pile-up involves 10 vehicles, injures three

An out-of-control pickup towing a trailer triggered a 10-vehicle, rush-hour pile-up Tuesday on U.S. 19 that sent three people, including an infant, to hospitals, troopers said.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Still no progress in Tampa hired-car imbroglio

Still no progress in Tampa hired-car imbroglio

Hardly any progress has been made in allowing the entry of smartphone-app based car services like Lyft and Uber into the Tampa market.
Published: 07/21/14
Updated: 07/22/14
Surveillance video raises more questions in Tampa boy’s death

Surveillance video raises more questions in Tampa boy’s death

TAMPA — Marterrance Albury lost his life late Sunday on a stretch of North Florida Avenue that slices through an urban tangle of car dealerships, strip centers and pawn shops. The 4-year-old boy either fell from a moving vehicle, was pushed o...
Published: 07/21/14
HART wants funds to plan county transit

HART wants funds to plan county transit

TAMPA — The regional transit board gave a unanimous thumbs down Monday to a plan that would focus most early transit expansion in downtown Tampa. That plan, board members said, could leave people in the rest of the Hillsborough County standing...
Published: 07/21/14

Tampa police: Driver ran over bicyclist lying in road

Tampa police are investigating the death of a bicyclist who was discovered lying in the street east of Ybor City this morning.
Published: 07/19/14

Reporter’s reminder to TSA: D.C. is part of U.S.

Security workers at Orlando International Airport are being shown the District of Columbia driver’s license after one agent’s apparent confusion over its validity.
Published: 07/16/14
Drop in gas prices not done yet

Drop in gas prices not done yet

Over the weekend, the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline fell for the 16th consecutive day, according to industry observers.
Published: 07/14/14

I-4 traffic moving against after semitrailer fire

Traffic on Interstate 4 in Seffner is moving again after a semitrailer caught fire Monday evening and brought traffic to a crawl.
Published: 07/14/14

Pasco men fatally struck by another car after crash

Two Pasco County men were killed Sunday night after they were involved in a crash in Hudson, and then struck by another car while in the roadway.
Published: 07/14/14