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JTA has been awarded a $11.9 million federal grant that it will use to retire eight diesel buses and replace them with compressed natural gas (CNG) buses, which have lower CO2 emissions.

Two zero-emission Tuks Tuks are pictured along with a traditionally-powered Tuk'n Bus.
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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority announced Friday it is partnering with a local business to offer “micro transit options” for riders traveling in Downtown, Riverside and Avondale.

Picture of a Skyway train at Hemming Park Station.
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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority announced Monday afternoon it is following the city’s new face mask mandate.

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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority held a virtual “State of the JTA” address Wednesday morning, speaking about future projects and summing up 2019. 

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The east side of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority Rosa L. Parks Transit Station Downtown is fenced off in preparation for demolition.

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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is increasing the frequency on some of its bus routes during morning peak hours starting June 22 as more people head back to their workplaces. 

Jacksonville Skyline, featuring a large ship on the bank, and some tall buildings.
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The Jacksonville City Council’s Finance Committee is looking at new sources of revenue for the city.

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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is expanding its autonomous vehicle testing program to include Florida State College at Jacksonville after using test vehicles at a Downtown test track and the Mayo Clinic.

A COVID-19 health advisory blocks the seat next to a woman riding a JTA bus.
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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is getting more than $15 million from the federal government to help maintain service during the coronavirus pandemic.

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The first JTA bus arrived at the new Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center at LaVilla on Monday morning, just after 4 a.m.

Jacksonville Regional Transportation  Center at LaVilla
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A big shift is coming for many Jacksonville bus riders on Monday, May 4.

Mayor Lenny Curry sitting and speaking into the camera
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Mayor Lenny Curry announced the group of community members he’ll be consulting with about reopening Jacksonville’s economy. 

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A second Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) bus driver has tested positive for COVID-19.

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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority said Thursday one of its bus operators has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Driverless electric-powered vehicles are being used for the first time in the U.S. – according to JTA – to transport medical supplies and COVID-19 tests.

A COVID-19 health advisory blocks the seat next to a woman riding a JTA bus.
Jeffrey Leeser / JTA

Jacksonville Transportation Authority riders will notice some changes next time they hop on a bus.

Pair of First Coast Flyer Stations at the Rosa Parks Transit Station
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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is modifying its bus schedule and postponing the launch of its new station in LaVilla due to the coronavirus.

JTA Plans Skyway Station At Edge Of Jacksonville’s Brooklyn Neighborhood

Mar 10, 2020
Artist's rendering of the planned Brooklyn Skyway station.

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority applied for a building permit to construct a Skyway station in Brooklyn at a job cost of $800,000.

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JOHN BURR / WJCT CONTRIBUTOR

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is taking precautions on its buses and Skyway cars as the coronavirus spreads in the state.

Workers test the LED lighting being installed along the Acosta Bridge.
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If everything stays on schedule, the Downtown Jacksonville skyline will have a colorful addition in time for Independence Day.

JTA Plans To Seek Bids To Build, Run Autonomous Vehicle Program

Feb 28, 2020
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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is looking to the private sector to build and run its Ultimate Urban Circulator autonomous vehicle program — the U2C.

JTA CEO Nathaniel Ford standing in front of Rosa Parks Transit Station schedule at podium, next to picture of Rosa Parks and
Sky Lebron / WJCT News

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority unveiled a bronze plaque Wednesday at the Rosa Parks Bus Transit Station to commemorate the civil rights activist. 

Photo of the First Coast Flyer
JOHN BURR / WJCT CONTRIBUTOR

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority will get  $16.6 million dollars for its First Coast Flyer project.

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Every Christmas Eve, Santa Claus flies around the world in his magic sleigh, delivering presents to good little boys and girls.

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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority has completed installing 187 protective barriers inside its fixed-route buses.

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JTA’s autonomous vehicle program for Jacksonville’s urban core is coming together, marking a new milestone on Thursday.

Workers test new LED lighting that is being installed on the Acosta Bridge.
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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is setting up a new light display on Jacksonville’s Acosta Bridge.

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JOHN BURR / WJCT CONTRIBUTOR

A new report commissioned by the Jacksonville Transportation Authority shows the impact mass transit can have on reducing a community’s transportation costs.

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Starting on September 30, most Jacksonville Transportation Authority customers will pay increased fares.

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Public transit riders have two more opportunities to share their thoughts about proposed fare hikes.

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