| February 26 2014 - Dad finds missing Oregon teens on bus|
HILLSBORO, Ore. -- The two teens who vanished after leaving a concert Friday afternoon have both been found. Drew Martin, 14, and his friend Joe Beals were dropped off at the Orenco MAX Station so they could go to a concert in Portland Friday. Martin's mother, Erica Spencer, reported her son missing soon after. Background: 2 Hillsboro teens missing On Tuesday afternoon, Portland police ...
| February 24 2014 - Bus service in south Hillsborough may get more local|
RUSKIN - Not too many years ago, bus riders living south of Gibsonton Drive were looking for a way to get to work in Tampa or get to Brandon to purchase everything from groceries to lumber.
| February 18 2014 - Proposed ferry provider eyes future business in Tampa|
HMS Global Maritime wants to ferry people from southern Hillsborough to MacDill Air Force Base, but really wants expanded service with a high-speed catamaran between Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.
| February 09 2014 - HART CEO announces resignation|
TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Tribune reports that Philip Hale, CEO of the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority announced plans to retire in 90 days to return to Texas to work in the family's business following his mother's recent death there.
| February 03 2014 - HART CEO Hale announces resignation|
The chief executive officer of Hillsborough County’s public transit agency announced today that he is stepping down, effective in 90 days.
| January 30 2014 - Hillsborough considering March 2015 transit tax referendum|
TAMPA — Three years after Hillsborough County voters soundly rejected a one-penny sales tax increase to fund transportation projects, some government leaders are talking about holding a similar referendum next spring.
| January 27 2014 - Fire breaks out on bus near Tampa|
Hillsborough County fire officials say a driver escaped without injury after his bus caught on fire on Interstate 75 near Tampa.
| January 22 2014 - Board hires school bus consultant|
TAMPA — The Hillsborough County School Board voted Tuesday to hire an independent consultant to help the district navigate the process of purchasing new school buses.
| January 16 2014 - HART nominated to handle transportation improvements|
TAMPA — Several members of a Hillsborough County transportation policy group said Wednesday the county’s bus agency, HART, should be enlarged and charged with financing and building road, rail and other projects to spur economic growth.
| January 16 2014 - Hillsborough board will name principals, hire bus consultant|
Two principals will be named at Tuesday's Hillsborough County School Board meeting. A new leader will be named for Summerfield Crossings Elementary School, replacing Richard Grayes; and at Randall Middle School, replacing Fredda Johnson. Both were moved to other schools in December.
| January 13 2014 - Burned Hillsborough school bus well kept, bound for auction|
But as she made her way to her seat, she realized something wasn’t right. “We smelled fumes,” she said. “I saw sparks coming out of the tail pipe. I thought it was gasoline from the back of the bus. I was really confused.”
| December 30 2013 - Portland man arrested for terrorizing bus passengers|
HILLSBORO, Ore-- There were some tense moments Saturday on a bus running from Portland to Tillamook as a man threatened to shoot and stab passengers. Washington County deputies responded at 4:39 p.m. Saturday to reports that a man, possibly armed, was threatening passengers on a Tillamook County bus. The bus driver was instructed to make a stop in the town of Banks and that deputies would be ...
| November 16 2013 - Potpourri|
9-year-old US boy arrested for carrying gun to school New York: A nine-year-old boy in the US has been arrested for carrying a loaded a gun to school to show it off to other students. Debra Dryden, who was driving a Hillsborough County school bus in Florida filled with students to Ippolito Elementary School on Wednesday morning said she had been keeping an eye through the mirror on a 9-year-old ...
| November 07 2013 - Getting a grip on climate change|
Electric car charging stations in Hillsboro. Transit-oriented development on 82nd Avenue in Portland. Revitalizing downtown Beaverton as a walkable neighborhood. A new park in Gateway. A walking trail in Rockwood. A community-based bus system in Wilsonville. Those are among many local initiatives that are already fighting climate change by encouraging alternatives to private motor vehicle trips ...