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County-City Friction

After Escambia County Commissioner Steven Barry raised concerns during this morning’s agenda review session about ongoing dialogue with the city of Pensacola—over ECAT and, more…

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Council Catches the Bus

As the Pensacola City Council discussed the fate of the recently passed 4-cent gas tax last night, Mike Lowery said he was “probably the most…

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Wu Juggles Zimmerman, Gas Tax

It looks like the gas tax and Zimmerman Agency contract will be on the Pensacola City Council’s table next week. The topics didn’t make the…

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Bus Stop Blues

With the temperature in the 40s and Leonard Cohen crooning over the PA system, employees with Escambia County Area Transit began this morning with a…

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City on ECAT: ‘No Decisions Have Been Made’

Pensacola City Council members this week spoke out against Mayor Ashton Hayward’s apparent intention—relayed via a public statement from Escambia County Commission Chairman Gene Valentino—to…

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ATU opposes Mayor Hayward’s decision to withhold gas tax from ECAT

Press Release: The ATU Local 1395 will be holding “X” Day next Thursday, Feb. 14. At the Press Conference/Event the Union and customers will be…

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Valentino on Pensacola, Gas Tax, Project Stallion

Escambia County Commission Chairman Gene Valentino spoke out this morning about the city of Pensacola’s apparent intentions to use their portion of a recently passed…

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Valentino challenges City on its pulling gas tax revenues from ECAT

Our reporter Jeremy Morrison is covering the Escambia County Commission agenda workshop. He just texted me that Commissioner Valentino has made a statement against Mayor…

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ECAT had 11 percent increase in ridership in 2012

Press Release: Representatives from the Florida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization (FL-AL TPO) are pleased to announce substantial gains in ridership for both fixed route and demand…

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