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Long-time transit advocate Ed Turanchik outlined the plan to expand ferry service. Click through the slideshow to view graphics that show how service will run.
Stephanie Colombini / WUSF Public Media

Ferry service in Tampa Bay could include a new stop as well as commuter service to MacDill Air Force Base if a new plan moves forward.

Robert Suess / Hillsborough County Public Works

When Hurricane Irma hit Florida in September of 2017, the resulting power outages were felt all across the bay area.

Of the more than 300 traffic signals maintained by Hillsborough County, 125 lost power, making it difficult for motorists to navigate. 

Roberto Roldan / WUSF Public Media

Transportation planners in Hillsborough County laid out how they would spend money from a proposed one cent sales tax increase on Thursday, with little mention of rail or other mass transit options besides busses.

Daylina Miller/WUSF

After three years of meetings, workshops and public hearings, the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Thursday night struck down a referendum on the November ballot that would have allowed the public to vote for a half cent sales tax for transportation.