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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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Alachua County School Buses Now Scan Student IDs

By on September 9th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 5:05 pm

Students are now using IDs to board Alachua County school buses. The new system will help keep track of students’ whereabouts as they get on and off buses.

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Citrus County Health Bus Reaches Distant Residents

By on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 15, 2014 at 12:14 am

The Citrus County Health Department has implemented a mobile clinic program to help low-income and homeless patients get basic medical services.

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In The News: Global Car Sales Declining, Senate Expanding Florida Gambling, Exotic Lizard Invading State, Personal Finance Pessimism Grows

By on February 25th, 2014 | Last updated: February 25, 2014 at 3:34 pm

Global auto industry faces Peak Car, fewer drivers – Auto manufacturers are eyeing the leveling-off of global car sales within the next decade, as  more young American workers are using bicycles, shared vehicles and public transportation. SaintPetersBlog Senate bills would expand […]

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Leesburg ‘Mixing Pick-up Trucks and Golf Carts’ in New Downtown Zone

By on February 14th, 2014 | Last updated: February 15, 2014 at 8:48 am

Residents of Leesburg, Fla. have been wanting more access for golf carts to get around town, and the city is finally addressing their pleas with expansions being made.

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How To Cut Travel Costs For 2013 Holidays

By on November 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:06 pm

Travel professionals reveal which days are cheapest to fly and how to cut traveling costs.

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In the News: Bill Cervone’s Defender Investigation, No GI Bill Records, Officers Prep for Labor Day, Florida Refuses Bike Path Money

By on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: August 30, 2013 at 12:02 pm

Special prosecutor to investigate Public Defender Matt Shirk’s office – Florida Gov. Rick Scott has appointed state attorney Bill Cervone to investigate allegations about questionable behavior in the office of Public Defender Matt Shirk. Jacksonville.com Florida Ranks High In GI […]

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Changes For Northwest 8th Avenue In Gainesville

By on August 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: August 2, 2013 at 9:29 am

Some Northwest 8th Avenue changes planned for Sunday.

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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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