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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

Transportation

Best sites for MacDill ferry landing are worst for environment

Best sites for MacDill ferry landing are worst for environment

TAMPA — A new analysis of potential locations for a high-speed ferry terminal in south Hillsborough County shows that most of the sites pose environmental challenges such as sea grasses or heavy manatee traffic
Updated: 5 mins ago
Eight dead when church van crashes in Glades County

Eight dead when church van crashes in Glades County

MOORE HAVEN — An overloaded church van ran through a stop sign, crossed all four lanes of a dark rural highway and nosedived into a canal, killing eight people and injuring 10 early Monday in southwest Florida, authorities said.
Updated: 17 hours ago
JetBlue outage causes delays in Tampa, other airports

JetBlue outage causes delays in Tampa, other airports

JetBlue Airways said it has fixed a “widespread system outage” that caused delays and long lines Monday morning at several airports, including Tampa International Airport.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Moving truck crashes in I-75 in Hernando County

Moving truck crashes in I-75 in Hernando County

Two men suffered only minor injuries when their moving truck overturned while traveling northbound on Interstate 75 this morning, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 03/29/15

New Port Richey man killed in crash

A New Port Richey man died in a single-vehicle crash on Rowan Road near Notre Dame Drive on Friday night, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 03/28/15

New lanes open on I-275 between downtown and West Shore

Three out of four new lanes on Interstate 275 were opened to traffic this morning on the southbound stretch of the highway between the Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa and West Shore Boulevard.
Published: 03/27/15
Updated: 03/28/15
St. Pete woman dies after car rear-ends PSTA bus

St. Pete woman dies after car rear-ends PSTA bus

A 54-year-old woman died Friday morning after she had a medical emergency and lost control of her car, which rear-ended a stopped Pinellas County transit bus, investigators said.
Published: 03/27/15
New lanes of southbound I-275 to open this weekend

New lanes of southbound I-275 to open this weekend

TAMPA - Big news for Interstate 275 travelers - traffic in the downtown area will shift to new lane alignments beginning this weekend. Slight annoyance - southbound lanes will be closed to all traffic from the Hillsborough River to west of West Shore...
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/26/15
Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; black box found

Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; black box found

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France - A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what caused a German jetliner to take an unexplained eight-minute dive Tuesday midway through a flight fro...
Published: 03/24/15
Tampa intersection reopens after car crashes into power pole

Tampa intersection reopens after car crashes into power pole

The intersection of Nebraska and Floribraska avenues has reopened in Tampa Heights after a car crashed into a power pole Tuesday morning, causing live wires to fall on the road.
Published: 03/24/15