Tourism

Florida Airports High in On-Time Holiday Travel Ranking

Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers was ranked No. 3 in the nation and Tampa International Airport was ranked No. 4.

12/14/2018 By Staff

Transportation

County Considering Changes to Bus Routes

Sarasota County Area Transit is hosting public workshops to gather input on possible changes to bus service in North Port, Venice, Sarasota and Longboat Key.

11/29/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Airline Adds New Nonstop Flights Between Sarasota and Nine Cities

The cities include Asheville, North Carolina; Baltimore; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Syracuse, New York; Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Richmond, Virginia; Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Nashville.

11/13/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Legacy Trail Extension Wins Approval

Sarasota County voters on Tuesday passed a measure that will connect the existing Legacy Trail to downtown Sarasota.

11/06/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Jaguar Dealership Begins Offering Electric Car

Wilde Jaguar Sarasota recently began offering the new zero-emissions, all-electric 2019 Jaguar I-PACE.

11/05/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Port Manatee Sets New Record for Cargo Handling

Port Manatee recently set a new annual record for cargo handling at the facility, reaching a new high of 9.3 million tons during its most recent fiscal year.

10/17/2018 By Staff

Politics

Ride-Share Companies Offering Free Or Discounted Trips to the Polls on Election Day

Both Uber and Lyft are offering free or discounted rides to the polls on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

10/15/2018 By Staff

Tourism

New Sarasota-to-Philadelphia Flights Will Start in January

American Airlines will begin offering flights between Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport in January.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Transportation

New Flights Between Sarasota and Atlanta Start in December

Frontier Airlines will begin offering direct, nonstop flights between Sarasota and Atlanta three times a week.

09/13/2018 By Staff

Energy

'National Drive Electric Week' Starts Sept. 8

Sarasota County's sustainability office is celebrating National Drive Electric Week with events on Saturday, Sept. 8, and Saturday, Sept. 15.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Tourism

New Flights Between Sarasota and Philadelphia Start in December

Frontier Airlines will offer nonstop service between Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport.

08/28/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Port Inks Deal with New York Company

Carver Companies has maritime operations on the Hudson River and in South Carolina and provides development site work, sand and gravel supply and more.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Airline to Begin Offering Nonstop Flights Between Sarasota and Cleveland

Frontier Airlines will begin offering flights between Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in December.

08/13/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Parking Garage Planned for Downtown Bradenton

The garage, which will house roughly 500 spaces, will cost $13.8 million.

07/20/2018 By Staff

Planning

Supporters of Legacy Trail Extension Holding Campaign Kickoff Event

If approved by voters this fall, the referendum would provide $65 million in funding to extend the trail to downtown Sarasota.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Airport CEO to Discuss Future of Air Travel in the Region

The president and CEO of the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport will discuss the topic at a luncheon on Wednesday, July 25.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Tourism

New Nonstop Flights Between Sarasota and Chicago Start in December

American Airlines will offer nonstop flights between Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and O'Hare International Airport.

07/05/2018 By Staff

Planning

New Downtown Crosswalk Activated

The City of Sarasota and the Florida Department of Transportation activated a new pedestrian crosswalk signal on U.S. 41 on Thursday.

06/28/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Federal Aviation Administration Transfers Operations to New Sarasota Airport Tower

A total of 34 Federal Aviation Administration employees work at the new Sarasota Bradenton International Airport facility.

06/25/2018 By Staff

Transportation

New Nonstop Flights Between Sarasota and Dallas Start in December

American Airlines flights to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport will begin on Wednesday, Dec. 19.

06/13/2018 By Staff