STOP PSTA'S
CENTRAL AVE BUS RAPID TRANSIT AND
LOSS OF OUR CAR LANES!

WE MUST STOP YET ANOTHER PSTA BOONDOGGLE IDEA!

PSTA SEEKS NEW "BUS ONLY LANES" For HUGE 60' BUSES!

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TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICTURE OF THIS CONCEPT ABOVE, VERY SIMILAR, EXCEPT PSTA PLANS 60' BUSES, NOT 30' SHOWN IN PICTURE!

THIS PHOTO IS FROM BANGKOK, WHERE THEY HAD 5 BRT PROJECTS PLANNED, INSTALLED THE FIRST ONE AND CANCELLED THE REST!


FROM WIKIPEDIA:  "The Bangkok BRT is a bus rapid bus system in Bangkok, Thailand. Of five routes that were originally planned, only one line has been operating since 2010, with the other routes cancelled. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) announced the whole system might be cancelled at the end of April 2017 due to low ridership and financial losses..."


PSTA WANTS TO BRING THIS BAD IDEA TO PINELLAS COUNTY STREETS!


                                    PSTA IS NOW PURSUING A $10 MILLION STATE AND A $20 MILLION FEDERAL GRANTS TO STEAL OUR TRAFFIC LANES.                                                 LANE LOSSES PLANNED FOR: 1st AVE. N, 1st AVE S and PASADENA AVE.

THEN THE ROUTE GOES ON OUT TO ST PETE BEACH ON GULF BLVD TO MIX 60' BUSES IN THE TRAFFIC!                                                      (CLICK MAP BELOW FOR DETAILS)


THIS LATEST BIG PSTA BAD IDEA IS "CENTRAL AVENUE BUS RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM", WHICH IS NEITHER ON CENTRAL OR RAPID!

MONSTER 60' BUSES EVERY 15 MINUTES!

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PSTA PLANS TO BUY MANY HUGE BUSES THAT LOOK LIKE  TRAINS THAT ARE SO HUGE THEY MUST BEND IN THE MIDDLE TO TURN CORNERS AND RUN THEM FROM 7AM TO 11PM DAILY!

NO DOUBT THEY TOO WILL HAVE BLACK WINDOWS TO HIDE THE EMPTY SEATS AS WE SEE WITH CURRENT PSTA BUSES!

FROM ST PETE TO ST PETE BEACH CLOGGING TRAFFIC!

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THERE IS NO NEED AND NO DEMAND FROM THE PUBLIC FOR THIS ADDITIONAL ROAD CLOGGING BUS SERVICE!  


PSTA'S RIDERSHIP HAS DROPPED 20% OVER LAST 5 YEARS

 FACT

PSTA'S BUS RIDERSHIP HAS LOST 20% OVER THE LAST 5 YEARS AND THEY ARE STRUGGLING TO KEEP THE DOORS OPEN!  IS THIS A BAILOUT AT OUR EXPENSE COSTING US MONEY AND OUR MOST IMPORTANT THOROUGHFARE LANES? 

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Bus Builder visits PSTA HQ with this sample bus!

CLICK BELOW TO GET LIST OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO CONTACT!

What action you can take:

  

IF YOU DO NOTHING they will take our car lanes to create a “bus only lane" and force many monster 60-foot buses onto those roads. 

ACTION!

WE MUST let officials know we oppose this, before it is approved and our lives are changed forever. 

Urgent Action to take: Write, email, and call the people on link below, and tell them:  

“WE OPPOSE PSTA'S CENTRAL AVENUE BUS RAPID TRANSIT PROJECT!"

     

EZ : WRITE ONE EMAIL ,then send to all the Public officials ON LIST PROVIDED ABOVE.


Make the case why you say: 

NO! to the Lane Loss

NO! to the huge monster buses clogging our important thoroughfares

NO! to the congestion

NO! to the Lane Theft! 

NO! to the Central Avenue BRT and 

NO! NO TO THE $10 MILLION STATE AND THE $20 MILLION FED GRANT  

MAIN MESSAGE: 

“WE OPPOSE PSTA'S CENTRAL AVENUE BUS RAPID TRANSIT PROJECT!"


FACT: PSTA Bus ridership has declined a full 20% over the last 5 years and continues to fall as services such as Uber and Lift offer a better service for a fraction of the cost.  Let transportation innovations continue and stop attempts to expand bus service where no increased demand exists!   They are trying to remain relevant in changing world.




ADD YOUR EMAIL TO OUR NEWLETTER LIST IF YOU OPPOSE THE BRT