Street Beat

The City of Sarasota Wants Public Input on Plans for Shade Avenue

Planners are asking to hear from those who live or travel along Shade by Wednesday, Aug. 31.

08/29/2022 By Bethany Ritz

Pain at the Pump

High Gas Prices Are Hitting Local Residents and Businesses Hard

Five dollars a gallon is becoming "a very real possibility" this summer, according to new data from AAA.

06/06/2022 By Megan McDonald

Construction

Get Ready for Another Construction Project on U.S. 41

The Florida Department of Transportation has plans to resurface two miles of roadway.

05/26/2022 By Chloe Nelson

You Complete Me

Ringling Boulevard Upgrades Will Make the Street Safer for Cyclists

Sections of the road will soon become what is known as a “complete street.”

05/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Oil and Gas

AAA: Gas Prices Are Down 6 Cents From Last Week

Pump prices remain 93 cents per gallon more than the 2022 low and 1.93 per gallon more than the lowest price in 2021.

03/28/2022 By Staff

Easy Rider

I Tried Sarasota's New Veo Scooter Rental—and Liked it

The new "micro-mobility" program lets riders rent bikes and scooters for an hourly rate.

03/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Oil and Gas

U.S. Gas Prices Climb to Record-High Price of $4.17 Per Gallon

The U.S. price of oil surged 26 percent last week.

03/08/2022 By Staff

Fuel

AAA: Russia-Ukraine War Is Causing Gas Prices to Surge

Prices in Florida are $3.57 a gallon. According to a survey, that's within the price range that 54 percent of drivers would change their driving behaviors.

03/03/2022 By Staff

Beep Beep, Scoot Scoot

Scooter, Bike Share Program Coming to Sarasota

Beginning in March, about 350-400 scooters and 50-75 bicycles will be available for rent.

01/18/2022 Photography by Staff

Transportation

AAA: Gas Prices Stabilize After Hitting 2021 High

Florida's average gas price is now $3.31 per gallon.

10/25/2021 By Staff

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

Sponsored Content

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.

03/16/2021

Transportation

'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

Transportation

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