Attend Legislative Delegation Meeting Friday 9/25

Tell your elected representatives that you want other transportation priorities- including fixing existing roads, funding transit, and improving pedestrian and bicycle conditions- to be their priority! NOT the $9 billion fiasco of Tampa Bay Express Lanes (TBX). The Hillsborough Legislative Delegation consists of 14 members of the Florida Senate and...

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Attend MPO Board Meeting Tuesday 9/1

We need your help concerned citizens! The Metropolitan Planning Organization Board meets TOMORROW, at 9 a.m. Please attend and speak out against TBX! Where: Frederick B. Karl County Center 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Second Floor Tampa, Florida 33602 When: Tuesday, September 1, 9:00 a.m. Why:  Tell the MPO Board, especially Les...

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Attend Tampa Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting Thursday 8/20

We need your help concerned citizens! The Tampa Community Redevelopment Agency meets in City Council chambers TOMORROW, at 9 a.m. Where: Tampa City Council Chambers City Hall 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Third Floor Tampa, Florida  33602 When: Thursday, August 20, 9:00 a.m. Why:  Tell the City Council, especially Lisa Montelione...

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Tell the Chamber of Commerce to Stop Destroying our Economy

On August 4, at the MPO Board meeting, the Tampa Bay Express (TBX) plan was included in the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP)- after record setting attendance by the public, the majority of which spoke out in OPPOSITION to TBX. These citizens were ignored, and their demands disregarded- with only Tampa...

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What’s Next – and how You can STOP TBX

It’s been a week since we shook up county government, put our transportation officials on notice, and changed forever how transportation gets planned in Tampa- and we are just getting started! Thanks to YOU we accomplished some amazing WINs in the summer of 2015. Here are the highlights: WINNING! In...

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Statement – Regarding the approval of Tampa Bay Express, Line item 33

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2015 Sunshine Citizens Statement Regarding the approval of Tampa Bay Express, Line item 33 – Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) Tampa, Fla.- August 5, 2015 – Today, Sunshine Citizens released the following statement: “In response to the approval and inclusion of Line...

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Town Hall Presentation

TBX Toll Lanes Town Hall Meeting Presentation

The TBX Toll Lanes Town Hall Meeting was an overwhelming success! Over 250 concerned citizens packed a standing room only meeting hall at the American Legion Post #111 in Seminole Heights. For the past several weeks, we have worked to develop an educational forum about FDOT’s Tampa Bay Express (TBX)...

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TBX Toll Lanes Town Hall Meeting

For the past several weeks, we have been working to develop an educational forum about FDOT’s Tampa Bay Express (TBX) project, in conjunction with our community partners, Old Seminole Heights Neighborhood Association, Tampa Heights Junior Civic Association, The Heights Collective, the Urban Charrette, In preparation for our goal to PACK...

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Miami’s experience raises questions about Tampa toll lanes

CHRISTOPHER O’DONNELL Tampa Tribune Published: July 8, 2015 “A $2.5 billion plan to add express toll lanes to Tampa Bay freeways is a top goal in the next decade for state transportation officials. Adding premium toll lanes alongside regular interstate traffic is an approach that already has reduced congestion on...

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