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FDOT Announces Additional Capacity on I-295 East Beltway

FDOT Announces Additional Capacity on I-295 East Beltway

Jacksonville, FL (July 30, 2019) -- Shortly after completing the express lanes on I-295 West Beltway near the Buckman Bridge and with a year left on the I-295 East Express Lane Project, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced an additional enhancement to the east project that...

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FDOT Provides Baymeadows Rd Landscaping Improvements

FDOT Provides Baymeadows Rd Landscaping Improvements

Jacksonville, FL (July 23, 2019) FDOT will begin work this August to improve and installing landscaping and irrigation along Baymeadows Road from Prominence Parkway to Deerwood Crossings Drive. The improvement project was announced in a Press Release on July 23rd. It read: “The project includes...

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CM Becton Hosts Community Meeting for Speed Reduction Petition

CM Becton Hosts Community Meeting for Speed Reduction Petition

Jacksonville, FL (July 22, 2019) -- Councilman Becton and residents of the Brookwood at Nocatee community gathered at the Nocatee Welcome Center for a public meeting to discuss safety concerns of parents throughout their neighborhood regarding: Speeding. Brookwood residents are requesting to...

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JTA Introduces New ReadiRide Service

JTA Introduces New ReadiRide Service

Jacksonville, FL (February 4, 2019) -- Jacksonville Transportation Authority has a new ride-sharing service for users to be picked and dropped off almost anywhere they’d like – ReadiRide. JTA sums up the new transportation as an affordable service “that puts customers in control of when and where...

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CM Becton Works with JTA to Modify Bus Service in Baymeadows

CM Becton Works with JTA to Modify Bus Service in Baymeadows

Jacksonville, FL (April 2, 2018) -- On April 2, 2018 brought new and exciting changes in JTA Bus Route 23 for the Southside area of District 11. JTA public transportation service leaving the Town Center heading south on Gate Parkway was modified. Normally, this service turns west on Deerwood Park...

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FL DOT Announces OPEN HOUSE August 3, I 95 Express Lanes

FL DOT Announces OPEN HOUSE August 3, I 95 Express Lanes

Jacksonville, FL (July 12, 2017) -- On August 3rd, 2017, The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) invites you to attend a public alternatives meeting regarding a Project Development and Environment (PD&E)Study on I-95 from J. Turner Butler (JTB) to Atlantic Boulevard in Duval County....

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Mobility Plan Update Community Meeting

Mobility Plan Update Community Meeting

Jacksonville, FL (February 23, 2017) Residents of District 11 are invited to participate in the 2030 Mobility Plan open house to become informed as well as providing input on the City's priorities as we focus on mobility and livability. The revised 2030 Mobility Plan will re-prioritize the...

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Southside Getting Major Improvements at JTB / I-95

Southside Getting Major Improvements at JTB / I-95

Jacksonville, FL (January 16, 2017) If you are like me, you dread driving North in the morning and South in the afternoon on I-95 going thru the interchange at J.T. Butler Blvd. “JTB". The traffic is horrible in that area as it backs up onto the interstate and causes gridlock in all six lanes....

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Roadway Changes on Baymeadows Road

Roadway Changes on Baymeadows Road

Jacksonville, FL (December 18, 2016) Baymeadows Road is in line for a much needed facelift beginning next year. The Florida Department of Transportation recently held an open house at the Deerwood Campus of FSCJ where residents were briefed on the scope of the roadway project. District 11 Council...

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JTA Announces First Coast Flyer Blue Line Dec.5

JTA Announces First Coast Flyer Blue Line Dec.5

Jacksonville, FL (December 5, 2016) The Jacksonville Transportation Authority introduced the second phase of its First Coast Flyer rapid transit bus system with the opening of its Park-and-Ride location at 7020 Philips Highway. The “Blue Line” extends from the Avenues Mall location located within...

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Sweetwater Announcement – New Traffic Signal

Sweetwater Announcement – New Traffic Signal

Jacksonville, FL (October 17, 2016) Attending the Sweetwater community meeting “Coffee with Katie”, more than 100+ residents turned out to receive the six years in the making news from District 11, Council Member Danny Becton when he announced that a traffic light has been approved, funded and...

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CM Becton attends FDOT Public Hearing regarding San Pablo and JTB Project

FDOT I-295 East – Managed East Express Lanes – A Look Back

Jacksonville, FL (January 16, 2016) This past month, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) held its final public meeting at UNF to share its plans and to get public opinion to the scope of work to be performed regarding Express Lanes that are planned to be built starting in 2015 on I-295...

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Southside Blvd Corridor Visioning Study Comes to an End

Southside Blvd Corridor Visioning Study Comes to an End

Jacksonville, FL (December 1, 2013) For well over a year and a half, the JTA “Jacksonville Transportation Authority” has been involved with a community initiative called the Southside Blvd. Visioning Study, focusing on the future redevelopment of Southside Blvd. This study looked at multi-modal...

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