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The adaptive reuse of Crosstown Concourse

The redevelopment of the Union Terminal Warehouse will become a rare example of the adaptive reuse of a significant historic industrial property in Florida. Here is an example of a similar property that was recently brought back to life in Memphis, TN. Read More

Yes, the Emerald Trail is eligible for gas tax funding

There is a belief among some city leaders that the proposed Emerald Trail system, though popular with the community, may not be eligible for Local Option Gas Tax (LOGT) funding. A look at the Florida Statutes shows this belief is incorrect. Part of the issue may be a misunderstanding of what a trail project actually is. Here is a look at how the Emerald Trail is eligible for gas tax funding and why the public should continue to lobby their council representatives for its inclusion in the LOGT draft project list. Read More

2 autonomous shuttle systems already running in Florida

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) would like to invest $379 million into the retrofit of the JTA Skyway into a futuristic transit service that will operate with autonomous shuttle buses. For those of you who are interested in what this system could resemble at ground level, here are two autonomous pilot programs already operating similar services in real time conditions within a short drive of Jacksonville. Read More

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