Planning

Workshop on Proposed I-75 Overpass Is Nov. 15

The overpass will connect the future Lakewood Ranch Boulevard and Cattlemen Road, with the goal of relieving traffic congestion on University Parkway and Fruitville Road.

11/02/2016 Research by staff

Tech

All Sarasota Buses Now Equipped with Wi-Fi

Sarasota County Area Transit today announced that free Wi-Fi is now available on all buses and bus routes.

10/28/2016 Research by staff

Tourism Beat

Visitor Bureaus are Creating Strategies to Ease Drive Time in Season

Think traffic in Sarasota and Manatee counties gets worse every year? You’re not wrong.

10/20/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Development

Transportation Department District Secretary to Discuss 'Complete Streets' Friday

Florida Department of Transportation District One secretary Billy Hattaway will discuss transportation and land development patterns, the concept of "complete streets," bicyclist and pedestrian safety and more this Friday.

08/17/2016 Research by staff

Urban planning

Survey Finds Americans Want Transit-Friendly Development

Seventy-three percent of Americans would support changes in land use or zoning regulations that encourage transit-oriented development, according to a national public opinion survey conducted by HNTB Corporation.

07/25/2016 Research by staff

Transportation

Sarasota Bus System Tests Two New Sunday Routes

The tests are intended to help SCAT evaluate existing routes and schedules and potential improvements.

05/02/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Honore Avenue Extension to Venice Opens

The project is intended to improve traffic circulation and increase capacity on the county's north/south roadways.

04/22/2016 Research by staff

941CEO Daily

City of Sarasota Moves Ahead with St. Armands Circle Parking Garage

If built, the garage would sit to the north of the circle itself, behind the strip that contains Shore, Cafe L'Europe and Columbia.

03/22/2016 Research by staff

Article

How to Sound Smart About The Mobility Plan

The county commission is motoring ahead on its new mobility plan.

01/01/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Washington, D.C. Traffic Reporter Jerry Edwards Moves to Sarasota

D.C. traffic reporter Jerry Edwards enjoys life in our slow lane.

10/01/2015 By Ilene Denton

Road Rage

A Look at Sarasota's Growing Traffic Problem

Brookings Institution fellow and Sarasota native Adie Tomer on what's driving our current traffic crisis.

05/01/2015 By Adie Tomer

Article

SCAT, MCAT to Merge? Plus More Sarasota City News

Hot topics, talk and history.

01/02/2014 By Cooper Levey-Baker