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September 2009 Blog Posts (5)

Transit Options Support Increases!

http://www2.tbo.com/content/2009/sep/29/na-transit-options-support-increases/

Added by Kevin Kemp on September 29, 2009 at 11:25pm — No Comments

High Speed Rail

Tampa, Orlando, Miami



Rush hour on I-4 has never been pleasant. Most would avoid it if at all possible. It is a strange mix of vacationers and commuters who are both frustrated at the conditions because they have recently left work to have "time off". Many of us have suffered the painfully long wait for the construction of the widening of I-4 to start and when it did, we wished it hadn't. One less lane is a huge disadvantage to traffic and a driver's mental state. For years… Continue

Added by Kristin Marie Featherman on September 18, 2009 at 4:40pm — 2 Comments

Congrats to CAfe Hey- Creative loafing Best Coffe Shop Eats!

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Best Coffee Shop Eats

Cafe Hey

Free wireless, steamy joe and a smattering of pastries are a pretty common sight — even if you don’t count Starbucks. What’s rare is the dedication to homemade soups, salads and sandwiches found at Cafe Hey. Even better, the coffee shop focuses on sustainable and organic ingredients. But the real cream in the coffee, so to speak, is that the food is damn good. We’ll take a banh cubano and a cup of high-test, please.… Continue

Added by Adam Fritz on September 17, 2009 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Tampa's Trees

Tampa is known for its wonderful shade trees, canopy roads, and beautifully crooked, old trees. This is something that the Forestry Division would love to continue having not only because of the shade the trees provide on a sunny day or the sense of comfort that an old oak gives just by looking at it. They also help continue the balance between carbon dioxide emissions and fresh oxygen. In some cases, they help keep earth from eroding into our waterways.



The Forestry Division’s… Continue

Added by Kristin Marie Featherman on September 6, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Car Sharing

The move towards becoming “Green” has become very important for many people. When it comes to cars, there are varying degrees of eco-friendliness that each person is willing to do. There are many options now. A person could cut back the amount of cars he or she owns, get a more fuel efficient vehicle, drive less, carpool, or car share.



When most here the phrase “Car Sharing”, they instantly associate it with carpooling and create a negative mood towards it. While carpooling is green,… Continue

Added by Kristin Marie Featherman on September 2, 2009 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

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