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Salvaging The Skyway

The future of the skyway has become one of the most contentious talking points during this year's mayoral race. Here are five affordable solutions that have the ability to increase ridership while reducing the amount of subsidies needed for onging operations.

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New Transit Projects Coming in 2012

Metro Jacksonville shares a recently released Reconnecting America report analyzing the Obama administration's request for funding 32 transit construction projects across the nation in 2012. The administration is proposing to spend $3,225,556,000 on a mixture of heavy rail, light rail, commuter rail,...

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Solving JTA's BRT North Corridor Funding Dilemma

Metro Jacksonville takes a closer look at JTA's $21.3 million plan for BRT along Lem Turner Road and presents an affordable alternative to get the ball rolling.

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Gov. Scott's Rail Decisions To Impact Jacksonville

The fallout from Rick Scott's decision to end Florida's high speed rail and Orlando's Sunrail commuter rail projects will negatively impact Jacksonville.

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Outer Beltway Dead? Now What?

Jacksonville and Clay County should be thanking their lucky stars that the $1.8 billion Outer Beltway has met its demise. Going forward, here are a few projects worth considering to improve traffic congestion and encourage economic development in Clay County.

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BRT North Corridor Project Moving Forward

With a public hearing approaching on February 15th, Metro Jacksonville takes a look at JTA's proposed BRT North Corridor Project.

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Are JTA's Priorities Off-Track?

Metro Jacksonville takes a look at the proposed Jacksonville Transportation Center and wonders if JTA's priorities for a new office building are in the right place?

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Toronto's Retiring Streetcars an Opportunity for Jax?

Assuming the 2030 Mobility Plan becomes reality, Jacksonville will have a funding mechanism for getting fixed-rail off the ground. With that in mind, Metro Jacksonville suggests taking advantage of Toronto's retiring streetcars to make our plans even more cost effective.

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Bike Sharing in Urban Jacksonville?

To combat traffic congestion for an affordable cost, Miami Beach is betting big on an overlooked form of transit: bike sharing. Could such a program work in walkable areas of Jacksonville?

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Roads: America's $600 Billion Subsidy

So much for the myth that roads pay for themselves through the form of gas taxes and tolls. A recently released study from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group claims the answer is a resounding "no" as it's revealed that road construction has sucked $600 billion out of American taxpayer's wallets...

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