It’s new, high-tech and it almost seems like something out of a futuristic movie. Tampa’s new HART autonomous vehicles launched for the first time Monday, and they may very well be the way of the future in the downtown area.
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit launched Tampa’s first-ever autonomous vehicle downtown Friday – the free shuttle connects the TECO line streetcar and Marion Transit Center along North Marion Street.
A HART bus operator was taken to the hospital Tuesday after a projectile – believed to be a rock – struck the windshield on the driver’s side.
The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors voted unanimously to begin the process of investigating interim CEO Carolyn House Stewart after receiving an anonymous complaint from an employee alleging violations of board policy.
Citing a diagnosis of mental illness for murder defendant Justin McGriff, Hillsborough Assistant State Prosecutor Ron Gale surprised the court at an otherwise routine hearing by announcing that the state is taking the death penalty off the table.
Five more HART drivers have tested positive for the coronavirus, the company announced Thursday.
HART bus officials announced Wednesday another one of their employees tested positive for the novel coronavirus, saying it was one of their bus drivers.
A settlement approved by the Hillsborough Area Regional Transportation Authority (HART) board Monday morning was another step to remove CEO Ben Limmer from his position.
At an emergency meeting, Hillsborough’s transit agency voted to fire their CEO after investigators determined that he used agency money for personal expenses.
Throughout the month of February, there will be one seat on each HART bus that no one can use. That’s because that one will be reserved in honor of Rosa Parks.
An independent investigation by an outside law firm has found that HART CEO Ben Limmer violated at least eight board policies, according to a memo obtained by FOX 13.
According to Tampa police, the driver was assaulted aboard a bus at East Waters Ave and North 9th Street, suffering multiple cuts to the leg.
Sometimes the smallest gesture can make a world of difference, as a HART bus driver recently found out.