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The Tampa Bay area poses a unique challenge for mass transportation. We'll take a look at the reasons we're behind other metropolitan areas our size and what community leaders are doing to increase our transportation options. You'll also see why having better transportation options makes for a better economy. And we'll hear from one man who has turned his commute to work into a way of life for his whole family.

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Light Rail
Mass Transit: The Next 40 Years

For years, the talk in Florida has been about mass transit. Here in the Bay area, a relatively new planning agency is taking a regional approach to transportation planning and has unveiled a 40-year master plan. Light rail, expanded bus routes, dedicated lanes - it's all in there. This week, TBARTA officials join us to anser the questions you've submitted about the plan.

Program Schedule

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7

Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Radio Guests

Bob CliffordExecutive Director of the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA)
Frank HibbardClearwater Mayor and TBARTA Board Vice Chairman



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Florida Matters tackles tough issues, highlights little-known stories from our part of the world, and provides a greater perspective of what it means to live in the Sunshine State.

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