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Despite continual repairs to Southwest 62nd Boulevard, commuters will still have to drive along the road’s potholes and “alligator cracks” until it is reconstructed in 2016. Once a project development and environment study is completed, the city of Gainesville can work on a $45.2 million project that will turn Southwest 62nd Boulevard from a two-lane road into a four-lane road.
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.
Initiative to increase sales taxes by 1 percent to fund Alachua County transportation projects hit ballot in November.
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.
Gainesville is making an effort to be more environmentally friendly by purchasing solar-powered trash compactors and recycling units.
City officials and local residents spoke out about Gainesville’s transportation problems at a five-hour transportation summit on Wednesday.
A 74-year-old man is now facing life-threatening injuries after rear-ending a Regional Transit Bus early Wednesday morning.