The future of public transit has arrived in Pinellas County.
The SunRunner launched back in October with the promise of free rides for six months, and officials announced Wednesday they will extend the fare-free service for an additional six months.
After years of anticipation, the teal SunRunner buses officially begin their full routes from the beach to the 'Burg – or vice versa. Plus, the rides are free for six months.
Beachgoers in Pinellas County know finding parking can be a real hassle, especially during holidays like Labor Day – but those worries may soon be a thing of the past as the SunRunner is scheduled to be up and running in October.
Pinellas County leaders have come up with a creative solution to the county’s school bus driver shortage. Once 2022 rolls around, students and teachers can ride for free on all PSTA buses.
The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority made a big step toward greener roads Wednesday, approving the purchase of 60 new electric buses over the next five years to fill the streets.
On Friday, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority unveiled their very first SunRunner station. It will be one of the stops on the new Bus Rapid Transit system, which is set to open next year.
PSTA drivers say if you can drive a car, you can drive a bus. The transportation agency is trying to hire 86 new bus drivers over the next 12 months.
A bus operator with the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority announced it will refuse service to riders not wearing masks.