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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is expanding its service area beyond the River City once again with a third Clay Community Transportation Flex Route. The latest one will connect Keystone Heights with Gainesville in Alachua County.

Visit Jacksonville

Next year the currently closed St. Johns River Ferry will receive another multi-million dollar upgrade, thanks in large part to a $3.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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.

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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
News4Jax

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.

VISIT JACKSONVILLE

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.

Schedule:

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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is continuing its push into the world of autonomous vehicles with a new alliance.

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Santa has figured out a way to spend some time in Jacksonville in between getting ready for his big Christmas Eve trek around the world.

The Jaxson

Bike share could be coming to downtown Jacksonville.

This coming Tuesday, Nov. 20, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority is expected to hear pitches from four operators who want to roll into town.

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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) board has approved a plan called MOVE.

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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is preparing to develop a bus loop transfer station at 5800 Philips Highway for JTA’s First Coast Flyer Blue Line and other fixed routes.

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Several local agencies are trying to get a $25 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help fund what’s been dubbed the Bay Street Innovation Corridor in Jacksonville.

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Starting this winter, JTA will offer direct bus service between Yulee and downtown Jacksonville.

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The newest leg of the First Coast Flyer rapid bus transit system is scheduled to open before the end of the year and that has the Jacksonville Transportation Authority going on a hiring spree.

JTA Sells 9-Acre Park-N-Ride Site To Daily's Gas Company

Jun 22, 2018
aerial view of Park-n-ride lot
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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority has sold a 9-acre parcel of land in Mandarin to the First Coast Energy Co., according to our news partner the Jacksonville Daily Record.

Joslyn Simmons / WJCT News

A D.C.-based think tank has some suggestions for how the Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s planned Skyway replacement can be successful, according to a presentation Friday.

But they’re not the kind of tweaks you can make overnight.

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JTA has announced the next phase of its vision to eventually replace and expand the existing Skyway with autonomous electric vehicles.

Visit Jacksonville

The St. Johns River Ferry will be getting $3.35 million in improvements thanks to a federal grant.

Carlos Bouvier / WJCT News

JTA’s new downtown Greyhound Lines bus terminal in LaVilla will open to the public the week of April 17.


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