What’s tops on my ‘look ahead’ list for 2016

Many preferences: Transit urgency is ramping up, which is funny to say given it has been a slow burn around here for eons. A bad taste lingers from bitter defeats of transportation funding referendum in 2010 in Hillsborough and 2014 in Pinellas. But a Tampa Bay Times/10News WTSP poll this week shows increasing public support for transit upgrades, and lots of them, not just light rail. I’m watching closely to see if the Go Hillsborough public outreach campaign leads to a ballot measure. Tourism… …read more