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The Sunshine Line continues to shine

The MPO’s Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board (TDCB) is tasked with oversight of the Community Transportation Coordinator (CTC) to ensure that the most cost-effective, efficient, and appropriate transportation services are provided to those who, because of disability, age, or income, are unable to provide or purchase their own transportation. Hillsborough’s CTC manages the Sunshine Line, offering…

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Sunshine Line gets an A+ from riders

Hillsborough County’s Sunshine Line received high marks from its riders again this year! In FY 2014, the Sunshine Line made more than a half million door-to-door trips for those who do not have the means or ability to transport themselves, and are dependent on others to obtain health care, employment, education, shopping, and other life sustaining activities. The Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board (TDCB) is tasked…

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Hillsborough County’s Sunshine Line helps people without cars to get around

Article courtesy of Rod Carter, WFLA In Hillsborough County there’s a service called the Sunshine Line that helps people get where they need to be if they don’t have a car. The Sunshine Line, funded by the Hillsborough County Commission, provides door-to-door transportation and bus passes for elderly, low-income, and disabled people who do not…

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BOCC recognized by the Florida CTD

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has been named the 2014 Elected Official of the Year by the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged (CTD). The BOCC serves as Hillsborough County’s Community Transportation Coordinator and operates the Sunshine Line. Congratulations on a job well done!

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Hillsborough to have 600,000 transportation disadvantaged by 2040

The MPO has almost completed the 2014 Transportation Disadvantaged Service Plan (TDSP) for Hillsborough County. The Plan is updated each year to ensure that programs and services keep pace with the needs of the elderly, disabled and low income populations who cannot transport themselves. A combination of the County’s Sunshine Line and private contractors provide…

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Sunshine Line named best transportation coordinator

Hillsborough County’s Sunshine Line was recognized by the Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged as Florida’s  Urban Community Transportation Coordinator (CTC) of the Year earlier this month. The Sunshine Line is the door-to-door para-transit service operated by the Board of County Commissioners. The Commission designates a CTC for each county in Florida.  CTCs are responsible for…

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Sunshine Line Earns Commendation

The Board of County Commissioners recognized the Sunshine Line for consistently high standards over the past five years, meeting or exceeding all minimum industry standards for reliability, being on time, and safety. Annually, the Sunshine Line provides 200,000 door-to-door trips for clients to get to medical facilities, aging services, daycare, and senior nutrition sites. Non-medical…

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