Business Brief: Rapid Bus System Could Give Jax An Economic Boost

Jan 11, 2016

The First Coast Flyer stops at Lem Turner Road and I-295 on the Northside. From there, it's about a 30-minute ride to Rosa Parks Station downtown.
Credit John Burr

A rapid bus route in Jacksonville is reducing commute times for people going downtown since late last year.

The Northside First Coast Flyer route was the first to be completed of four planned routes—each one connecting a corner of Duval County to the urban core.

In this week’s “Business Brief,” analyst John Burr tells News Director Jessica Palombo the Jacksonville Transportation Authority project could give the town an economic boost.