Tag Archives: Regional Transit System

Alachua County Voters Reject Sales Surtax for Transportation Funding

By on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 7, 2014 at 10:37 am

Despite support from a range of institutions, voters struck down the one-cent sales surtax increase in Alachua County that would improve transportation, leaving the City of Gainesville and the Regional Transit System of Gainesville to reassess their plans and look for alternative sources of funding.

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Surtax To Fund Transportation Projects To Hit Ballot

By on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Initiative to increase sales taxes by 1 percent to fund Alachua County transportation projects hit ballot in November.

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RTS Changes Bus Routes Due to Ridership

By on December 10th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:35 pm

The Regional Transit System is making changes to its spring 2014 schedule to better accommodate riders based on which routes are being used more or less often.

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Some Of Gainesville’s Game Day Garbage Cans Are Going Green

By on September 17th, 2013 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 5:12 pm

Gainesville is making an effort to be more environmentally friendly by purchasing solar-powered trash compactors and recycling units.

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Transportation summit addresses Gainesville’s road issues

By and on April 11th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 3:06 pm

City officials and local residents spoke out about Gainesville’s transportation problems at a five-hour transportation summit on Wednesday.

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Man faces life-threatening injuries after rear-ending RTS bus

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 13, 2013 at 4:52 pm

A 74-year-old man is now facing life-threatening injuries after rear-ending a Regional Transit Bus early Wednesday morning.

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