Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority HART Fires CEO Ben Limmer By Mark Schreiner • Feb 7, 2020 The board of the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority voted Friday to fire its chief executive officer less than 11 months after he took the job. Gasparilla 2020: Here's What You Need To Know By Delaney Brown • Jan 17, 2020 Hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected to break out the pirate costumes, line Bayshore Boulevard, and beg for beads Saturday for the Children's Gasparilla Parade and Jan. 25 for the Gasparilla Pirate Fest. State Legislators Seek New Safety Measures For Transit Workers By Delaney Brown • Jan 13, 2020 State lawmakers are set to consider legislation that would mandate increased safety measures for bus drivers and strengthen criminal penalties for passengers who become violent. Judge: Hillsborough Transportation Tax Can Stay, But Commission To Decide Spending By Bradley George • Jun 17, 2019 Hillsborough Area Regional Transit A judge has ruled in favor of Hillsborough County’s voter-approved transportation tax. But the decision from Judge Rex Barbas also includes a win for opponents. HART To Install Safety Barriers On Buses After Driver Killed On The Job By Stephanie Colombini • Jun 14, 2019 HART Less than a month after one of their drivers was killed by a passenger, the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority is installing safety barriers on all of its vehicles. Tampa Kicks Off 'New Era' For Downtown Streetcars By Roberto Roldan • Oct 12, 2018 Roberto Roldan / WUSF Public Media Local and state officials held a ceremonial ribbon cutting Friday to celebrate the TECO Line Streetcar System going fare-free for the next three years. Hillsborough County Eyes Electric Buses By Sam Newlon & Andy Lalino • May 30, 2018 Sam Newlon / WUSF Public Media Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority displayed a 40-foot electric bus Wednesday. Even though the bus was running, the loudest part of the presentation was the rain falling outside and cars speeding past. HART Interim CEO To Speak With Congress About Public Transit By Hafsa Quraishi • Mar 19, 2018 HART Jeffrey Seward, interim CEO of Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART), is in Washington D.C. to speak with congressional leaders about the importance of public transit. Hillsborough Bus Routes Get Major Makeover By Steve Newborn • Oct 8, 2017 Steve Newborn / WUSF Public Media Public bus riders in Hillsborough County are in for some major changes this week. The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority calls it "Mission Max." HART Announces Regional Transit Study Starting Oct. 1 By Daylina Miller • Aug 16, 2016 Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority Facebook livestream. During it's "State of Transit" meeting, the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority announced plans for a regional transit study starting Oct. 1. 3 Bus Route Options Offered On HART App By Bobbie O'Brien • Jul 26, 2016 Listen Listening... / 0:44 Bus riders in Hillsborough County have a new, smart phone feature that can help them find the most efficient route.