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Executive Transportation Company Expands Services in Sarasota

Accustomed to working for Fortune 500 executives, athletes, and celebrities, company now shifts focus to provide medical transport for area seniors.



'Call a Lyft Ride' Now Available in Sarasota

Designed for use by seniors and those without access to the Lyft app, the service allows users to call to book a ride with a Lyft agent.

02/24/2021 By Staff


Last Week for Public to Comment on MPO Transportation Plan

The Sarasota/Manatee MPO's Long Range Transportation Plan includes a list of all transportation projects anticipated to be funded through 2045.

10/16/2020 By Staff


Sarasota/Manatee MPO Releases 'Transform 2045' Long Range Transportation Plan

The plan includes $2 billion for local transportation projects anticipated to be funded through 2045.

09/22/2020 By Staff


Fruitville Road Closure Begins Week of March 1

The closure is part of a new traffic pattern that is expected to be in effect through summer 2020.

02/28/2020 By Staff


Organization Invites Public to Provide Feedback on Transportation Plan

Community members are also encouraged to share transportation-related items they would like to see addressed in their areas.

02/27/2020 By Staff


New Report Details Local Auto Emissions Trends

Emissions from driving in the Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla., metro area grew more slowly than population between 1990 and 2017, which means emissions per person have decreased.

10/14/2019 By Staff


Transportation Planning Workshop Scheduled for Oct. 21

The event is hosted by the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization and Florida Department of Transportation.

10/01/2019 By Staff


DeSantis Announces Plan for Expansion of Florida’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Using funds from the 2018 multi-state Volkswagen settlement, the plan will increase the number of charging stations along major thoroughfares throughout the state.

07/24/2019 By Staff


Gotcha Ride Share Ceases Operations in Sarasota

The decision is effective immediately.

07/15/2019 By Staff


Here's What Might Happen at a Transform 2045 Meeting

Our twenty-something writer attended one of Transform 2045's millennial meet ups. Here's what she also learned about its long-range transportation plan.

07/12/2019 By Giulia Heyward


County Will Host Series of Transit Development Plan Open Houses

All three meetings are open to the public.

07/11/2019 By Staff


Gotcha Expands Services to University Parkway

The ride-share service can now take you to Sarasota Jungle Gardens and the Ringling Museum.

06/26/2019 By Giulia Heyward


City Launches 'Sarasota in Motion' Master Public Transportation Plan

It's the first citywide transportation plan.

05/10/2019 By Staff


Sarasota County Will Host Open Houses for Transit Development Plan

The county is required to produce a plan every five years to qualify for transit funding from the state of Florida.

05/07/2019 By Staff


Gotcha Expands Service to St. Armands Circle

Gotcha's service area now includes South Lido and Mote Marine Laboratory.

04/01/2019 By Staff


Port Opens New Trade Offices in Colombia and Spain

The International Trade Hub at Port Manatee recently opened promotional offices in Medellín, Colombia, and Barcelona, Spain.

02/20/2019 By Staff


Ship Delivers Nearly 48,000 Metric Tons of Cement Manufacturing Materials

The shipment was the first delivery made under a new agreement between Port Manatee and a New York terminal operator.

02/12/2019 By Staff


Myakka City Town Hall to Address Concerns About Traffic, Accidents

Representatives from several local agencies, as well as state Rep. Tommy Gregory, R-Bradenton, are planning to attend.

01/17/2019 By Staff


Legacy Trail Overpass Opens

The new overpass at Laurel Road was built by the Florida Department of Transportation.

01/11/2019 By Staff