Posted in Escambia County Politics

ECAT melodrama: Underhill changes tune, workers speak out

The ECAT/Underhill melodrama continues. The Board of County Commissioners will consider today repealing the dependent special district.

Continue Reading
Posted in Jeremy's Notebook

Escambia Eyes ECAT

Since March, Escambia County Director of Human Relations Tom Turner has been interviewing mass transit employees following complaints about the system’s management company. “Right or…

Continue Reading
Posted in Jeremy's Notebook

City on Board with ECAT Funding

The Pensacola City Council unanimously approved a mass transit interlocal between the city and Escambia County during Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. The interlocal…

Continue Reading
Posted in Jeremy's Notebook

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…

Continue Reading
Posted in Jeremy's Notebook

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…

Continue Reading
Posted in Jeremy's Notebook

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…

Continue Reading
Posted in Jeremy's Notebook

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…

Continue Reading