BRT Portion Of I-175 Closed In St. Petersburg After Truck Strikes Overpass A portion of Interstate 175 and 6th Street South was closed in St. Petersburg on Monday afternoon after a large truck struck the I-175 pass. Study Will Determine Fate Of I-275 Bus Transit Project By Bradley George • Sep 16, 2019 JACOBS ENGINEERING For years, planners have discussed building a bus rapid transit line linking St. Petersburg, Tampa, and Wesley Chapel. A study underway right now will determine that project’s future. Tampa Bay's Top News Stories In 2018 By Stephanie Colombini, Robin Sussingham, Bobbie O'Brien, Sammy Mack & Steve Newborn • Dec 25, 2018 The year 2018 is almost over, and Florida Matters is looking back at the stories that made headlines in our region this year. Listen Listening... / 28:01 Click here to listen to Florida Matters' recap of some of 2018's top stories in the Tampa Bay area. Florida Matters: Bus Rapid Transit In Tampa Bay By Stephanie Colombini & Robin Sussingham • May 2, 2018 JACOBS ENGINEERING Listen Listening... / 28:02 Click here to listen to the show. Taxpayers in Tampa Bay have never given the “green light” to a transit rail system, but maybe fast, cheap buses will prove more popular.