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RTS Coming Out With More Routes

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As Gainesville grows with more housing and retail areas, the city’s bus services are also expanding to keep up with the changes. The Regional Transit System will be making changes to existing bus routes on the University of Florida Campus and areas throughout the city, including the Butler North Plaza. …

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New Depot Park Aims To Increase Community Redevelopment 

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Gainesville children will soon have new industrial-themed playground and park where they can play while they learn about the local environment and history. Depot Park, which features a 50-foot customized train playground with a 14-foot-tall smokestack, is expected to attract adventure-seeking kids from more than just the Gainesville area. The park has a soft opening Aug. 1 and a grand opening Aug. 20.

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The Point Podcast Episode 3: Supporting Tony Jones

The people of Gainesville filled the chambers of the city commission in support of police chief Tony Jones in response to a letter sent to the city manager questioning the chief's leadership of the department. (Courtesy Harvey Ward)

The people of Gainesville packed city hall in support of Gainesville Police Chief Tony Jones after an anonymous letter questioning his leadership was sent to city officials.  Listen to their testimonies with WUFT’s Forrest Smith narrating. Subscribe to The Point, our free newsletter rounding up the most important regional and …

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