JTA Bus Collides With Amtrak Train In Jacksonville

Jul 1, 2019
Dan Scanlan / The Florida Times-Union

Three minor injuries were reported Monday after a JTA bus hit an Amtrak train at the intersection of South McDuff Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard, according to Jacksonville police and fire officials.


The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is out to tame the city’s sprawl by expanding its door-to-door ReadiRide service.

JTA Bus Driver Fired After Deadly Accident Was Let Go Once Before

Jun 26, 2019

After a woman was killed over the weekend while getting off a Jacksonville Transportation Authority bus in Mayport, the driver of the bus, whose personnel file shows he had previously hit a bicyclist, was terminated.

Governor's Press Office

Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill into law that is expected to speed up the arrival of fully autonomous vehicles in Florida.

JTA bus pulls up to curb
John Burr

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority has scheduled three additional community open houses next week to explain a fare-hike proposal and get input from the public.

Jacksonville Transportation Authority

JTA plans to increase fares for fixed-route buses, the First Coast Connect Flyer, the St. Johns River Ferry and ReadiRide services. If its proposal is approved, fares will increase by up to $35 or as little as 25 cents, depending on the service. 

John Burr / WJCT Contributor

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority will be holding a series of public meetings from June 10 – 14 to give riders a chance to weigh in on proposed fare increases. 

Jacksonville Transportation Authority

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is pitching several parcels of land near transportation hubs as "transit-oriented development" opportunities.


Thursday is your day to hitch a free ride to just about anywhere in town.

Will Dickey / Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is rolling out a new on-demand service transit service for people with disabilities.

Samantha Kindler / WJCT News

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao was at City Hall on Friday to formally present a $25 million federal grant Jacksonville was awarded in December.

The Jaxson

Getting There In Jacksonville was WJCT’s second ever Jaxson event, cohosted with Modern Cities. The transportation panel discussion was last Thursday here at our studios.

The Florida Times-Union

The Acosta Bridge in downtown Jacksonville will once again become a focal point at night as the Jacksonville Transportation Authority prepares to install new LED lighting.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Plans to modernize and expand the Skyway into a system of elevated and street-level autonomous vehicles continue moving forward with JTA's testing of a third AV model.

Jessica Palombo / WJCT News

Join The Jaxson on Thursday, Jan. 24, for a free discussion focusing on the impact of Jacksonville's changing demographics on current and future transportation initiatives called Getting There in Jacksonville: A Changing City Confronts Its Transportation Future.

This event is FREE, bur RSVPs are requested. REGISTER HERE.