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TBARTA, Hillsborough County partner with NASA on vertiport study

Lilium

“Several factors and data points went into the regional suitability simulation to determine the best locations for launch and landing pads, which can be created on top of existing buildings and parking garages. Air taxis can also use existing helipads.” See More . . . Image: Photo By Lilium / Media Kit, via lilium.comText Source: https://stpetecatalyst.com/tbarta-hillsborough-county-partner-with-nasa-on-vertiport-study/By: Mark Parker (THE ST. …

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Joby Aviation, JetBlue and Signature Plan to Achieve Net-Zero Aviation Emissions

Joby Aviation

“Together, the three partners will work to define the framework for the creation, validation and eventual use of these new credits on aviation carbon markets, including identifying a third party to oversee and validate transactions. The companies expect to confirm further details of the structure later this year.” See More . . . Image: Photo By Joby Aviation / Media …

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Gamechanger – How COVID-19 Might Change Transport Forever

Tampa Roadway (ESRP CORPORATION)

“What appears certain is that, at least in the short term, more people will work from home, more meetings and conferences will move online, more people are likely to walk and cycle more often and public transport will struggle to attract customers even in large conurbations and international travel will reduce significantly.” See More . . . Image: Photo By …

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Selmon Extension connecting Hillsborough and Pinellas opens

Lee Roy Selmon Expressway Extension

“The extension stands 30-feet above the ground and is a 1.9-mile toll lane seamlessly connecting Hillsborough and Pinellas County . . . cost about $230 million to build, but no taxpayer dollars were used. Toll revenues and bonds fully funded the project.” See More . . . Image: Photo By Wslupecki / CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia CommonsText Source: https://www.baynews9.com/fl/tampa/news/2021/04/19/selmon-extension-connecting-hillsborough-and-pinellas-opensBy: …

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New transportation service helps those in need catch a ride throughout the Tampa Bay area

Transportation Disadvantaged - ESRP

“Qualified participants pay a $6 flat fee for a ride anywhere in the Tampa Bay region, serving Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco and Pinellas counties. The service is provided by the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority (TBARTA) using grant money from the state. People may qualify due to disability, age, or income.” See More . . . Image: Photo By ESRP / …

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Take a stroll along the first mile of the Underline in downtown Miami

Downtown Miami - ESRP CORPORATION

“Once fully complete, the Underline will span 10 miles and 120 acres from downtown to South Miami. The third and final phase isn’t expected to be completed until 2025 . . . Friends of the Underline, along with MIami-Dade County, has now secured more than $120 million of the overall construction costs.” See More . . . Source: https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2021/03/02/phase-one-of-underline-debutes.html By: …

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Competing metros: Tampa Bay rebounds to best performance in decade in Milken Institute rankings

“Tampa Bay ranks No. 33, up 25 spots from No. 58 in 2015 and up a whopping 136 metro spots from seven years ago when this market pretty much hit bottom at No. 169 . . . Rising so quickly as Tampa Bay has is testament to the improved Florida economy but also points to the local efforts at economic …

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Bill Gates ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

“Bill Gates accepts Mark Zuckerberg’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and nominates Elon Musk, Ryan Seacrest and Chris Anderson from TED to participate and raise awareness for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. ” See More . . . Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XS6ysDFTbLU By: Bill Gates

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