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The Tampa Tribune
Plan would tweak transit boards’ independenceis intent on breaking the stranglehold he says taxi companies have on the auton
Plan would tweak transit boards’ independence
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
is intent on breaking the stranglehold he says taxi companies have on the autonomous agency. Commission Chairman Victor Crist, who also sits on the county commission, says the cab companies are trying to preserve their monopoly in... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Foes, supporters of sales tax see new path for transportation fixesroads. But there are stark differences of opinion on how Hillsborough should p
Foes, supporters of sales tax see new path for transportation fixes
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
roads. But there are stark differences of opinion on how Hillsborough should pursue transportation nirvana. Commissioner Victor Crist, who was the swing vote in killing the half-cent-per-dollar sales tax, said he thinks commissioners will find a... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
The Talker: 5 things on our radar todayputting a half-cent-per-dollar sales tax for transportation before voters on th
The Talker: 5 things on our radar today
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
putting a half-cent-per-dollar sales tax for transportation before voters on the Nov. 8 ballot. Commissioners Sandy Murman, Victor Crist, Stacy White and Al Higginbotham, all Republicans, voted against both a 30-year and a 20-year tax, leaving the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Hillsborough commissioners set to vote tonight on transportation taxTerrace. The vote is expected to be close. Three of the seven commissioners ha
Hillsborough commissioners set to vote tonight on transportation tax
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Terrace. The vote is expected to be close. Three of the seven commissioners have said they won’t support putting the tax on the ballot. Commissioner Victor Crist is considered the swing vote and says he is undecided. Stay with TBO.com for upd... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Hillsborough says it’s close to a deal with Uber, Lyftallow ride-share companies Uber and Lyft to operate here much like they do in o
Hillsborough says it’s close to a deal with Uber, Lyft
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
allow ride-share companies Uber and Lyft to operate here much like they do in other U.S. metro areas. Commission Chairman Victor Crist, who is also a county commissioner, said only a few safety issues have to be resolved before Uber and Lyft can... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
TIA computer breach fears spurred probeto whether it should have been brought up in a public meeting, he said he did n
TIA computer breach fears spurred probe
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 9 days ago
to whether it should have been brought up in a public meeting, he said he did not believe that was necessary. Board member Victor Crist, who also is a Hillsborough County commissioner, said he had planned to bring the matter up at a board meeting... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
TIA computer breach fears spurred probeto whether it should have been brought up in a public meeting, he said he did n
TIA computer breach fears spurred probe
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
to whether it should have been brought up in a public meeting, he said he did not believe that was necessary. Board member Victor Crist, who also is a Hillsborough County commissioner, said he had planned to bring the matter up at a board meeting... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Hillsborough transportation tax draws prominent foes among Democratsare scheduled to vote April 27 on whether to put the proposal on the November b
Hillsborough transportation tax draws prominent foes among Democrats
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
are scheduled to vote April 27 on whether to put the proposal on the November ballot. Carlson singled out commissioners Victor Crist and Kevin Beckner as “swing votes” who could be persuaded to vote no on the referendum. Crist has said on... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Hearing, vote set on tax to fund Hillsborough transportation needsInternational Airport, as well as expanding and enhancing the streetcar system.
Hearing, vote set on tax to fund Hillsborough transportation needs
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
International Airport, as well as expanding and enhancing the streetcar system. In answers to questions from Commissioner Victor Crist, Merrill said there would be multiple layers of oversight to make sure the funds are spent as promised in the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Hillsborough County administrator to pitch transit tax hikeThree commissioners have indicated they will not vote to put it on the ballot,
Hillsborough County administrator to pitch transit tax hike
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
Three commissioners have indicated they will not vote to put it on the ballot, and three say they will. Republican Victor Crist continues to say he is undecided. Crist said Tuesday that before he will vote in favor of the referendum, he... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Uber says arrested woman is not their driverdriver We regret the inaccuracy. Uber is a hot topic and drew safety question
Uber says arrested woman is not their driver
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 29 days ago
driver We regret the inaccuracy. Uber is a hot topic and drew safety questions Saturday from Transportation Commissioner Victor Crist. Uber chose not to comment for the Saturday story. But spokesman Bill Gibbons ultimately released this... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Police say Uber driver arrested at TIAregret the inaccuracy. Uber is a hot topic and drew safety questions Saturday
Police say Uber driver arrested at TIA
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 29 days ago
regret the inaccuracy. Uber is a hot topic and drew safety questions Saturday from Transportation Commissioner Victor Crist. Uber chose not to comment for the Saturday story. But spokesman Bill Gibbons ultimately released this... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Police say Uber driver arrested at TIAfact that this kind of person could slip through the background checks performe
Police say Uber driver arrested at TIA
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted a month ago
fact that this kind of person could slip through the background checks performed by Uber is unacceptable," said Victor Crist, who chairs the Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission. The PTC is pushing for stricter... Read more
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