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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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Crossing government lines

The discussion on Sam Hall’s stance on ECAT – that it should bring a better operational plan before the City Council approves a dedicated funding…

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Hall explains vote against gas tax for ECAT

Pensacola City Councilman Sam Hall explains his vote against helping to fund ECAT on his blog. Hall objects to 1) ECAT’s performance with the money;…

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Argument for Mass Transit

The Air Quality Study by Georgia Tech indicates the greatest health risks come from congested roads. The tendency is to want to have a big…

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MOBy makes a good point

Today PNJ columnist Mark O’Brien makes a good point about city councilmen and county commissioners needing to be bold. I would push the point even…

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County missed the ECAT bus

Our research is revealing more to the ECAT funding issue than what has been reported by the Escambia Board of County Commissioners. The City of…

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Battle of the bears

Yesterday’s meeting between the Pensacola City Council and the Escambia Board of County Commissioners was a battle of the bears – Commissioner Mike Whitehead and…

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Get real, EC

The daily newspaper reports that Escambia County plans to trade Pensacola the Escambia County Area Transit system for the West Florida Public Library System. Get…

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