Transportation

A Diverging Diamond Interchange Is Coming to I-75 and Clark Road

Construction on the $62.4 million project is expected to last until fall 2023.

10/22/2021 By Staff

Pedal Power

BLVD Bike Rides Returns Nov. 2 for Mobility Week

The ride will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, starting at 5:15 p.m in the Rosemary District.

10/20/2021 By Staff

Oil and Gas

Florida Gas Prices Slip from Multi-Year Highs

The state average is now $3.07 per gallon.

09/27/2021 By Staff

Keep on Trucking

FleetForce Expands Into Sarasota-Manatee

The CDL training school will be the first of its kind to operate in the Sarasota-Manatee region.

09/24/2021 By Staff

Transportation

Florida Gas Prices Jumped 10 Cents Last Week

The cost to fill an average-sized 15-gallon tank of gas is now $46.50.

09/20/2021 By Staff

Closings

ITNSuncoast Suspends Operations

The organization's executive director said the pandemic has resulted in a shortage of volunteer drivers.

09/15/2021 By Staff

Transportation

Florida Gas Prices Jumped 8 Cents after Hurricane Ida

Prices at the pump are now averaging $3.02 per gallon in Florida.

09/07/2021 By Staff

Closures

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

Transportation

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

COCKTAIL HOUR

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

RIDESHARE

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

JOY RIDE

Testing Out Gotcha, Sarasota's New Ride-Share System

The i-Ride has gotten a makeover.

01/10/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Trade

County Commissioner Picked Again to Lead Port Manatee Board

Manatee County Commissioner Vanessa Baugh was recently elected to a third consecutive one-year term as chairwoman of the Manatee County Port Authority.

12/27/2018 By Staff

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

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

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

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

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