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BUS FARES RISING AND LIBRARIES CLOSING

SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ARE CONSIDERING A FARE INCREASE FOR SCAT BUSES AND THE CLOSING OF SOME LIBRARIES ON SUNDAYS AS WAYS TO CUT A BUDGET THAT NEEDS ABOUT $140 MILLION DOLLARS TRIMMED FROM IT.  THE SECOND OF THREE BUDGET WORKSHOPS WAS HELD WEDNESDAY, AND... Read More.

CAB RUNS INTO SCAT BUS IN NORTH PORT

A CAB DRIVER WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT IN NORTH PORT TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  NORTH PORT POLICE SAY 50 YEAR OLD MARK ALEXANDER OF SARASOTA WAS DRIVING A SCAT BUS AND WAS STOPPED AT THE RED LIGHT ON TAMIAMI TRAIL IN FRONT OF THE... Read More.
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VAN AND BUS COLLIDE IN VENICE

SEVEN PEOPLE WERE INJURED WHEN A VAN COLLIDED WITH A BUS IN VENICE YESTERDAY.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 61 YEAR OLD WILLIAM SEABORNE OF ST. PETERSBURG WAS NORTHBOUND ON US 41 JUST SOUTH OF WOODMERE PARK BOULEVARD JUST AFTER 2PM WHEN... Read More.
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SCHOOL BUS CRASH INJURES SIX STUDENTS

AUTHORITIES SAY SIX STUDENTS WERE INJURED IN A SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT IN PUNTA GORDA.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 52 YEAR OLD GAYLA SOBIECH OF PORT CHARLOTTE WAS STOPPED FACING WEST ON WEST BOUND GULF COURSE BOULEVARD JUST AFTER 3PM YESTERDAY.  SHE THEN PULLED... Read More.

SCHOOL BUS HITS BICYCLE

SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A CRASH INVOLVING A SCHOOL BUS AND A BICYCLE IN VENICE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.  THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED AT CENTER ROAD AND US 41 JUST AFTER 3:30PM.  THE BUS WAS TRANSPORTING STUDENTS FROM AMI KIDS OF SARASOTA COUNTY, FORMERLY GULF COAST... Read More.
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SCAT BUS CHANGES TAKE EFFECT SATURDAY

SARASOTA COUNTY AREA TRANSIT WILL IMPLEMENT SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO SOME OF ITS ROUTES AND SCHEDULES BEGINNING TOMORROW.  THE COUNTY SAYS THE CHANGES WILL IMPROVE FREQUENCY CONNECTION OPTIONS IN VENICE, NORTH PORT, AND ENGLEWOOD.  THE CHANGES INCLUDE THE ROUTE 26 VENICE CONNECTOR, WHICH WILL MERGE... Read More.