Jacksonville Transportation Authority

‘Milestone Moment’ for Emerald Trail

‘Milestone Moment’ for Emerald Trail

The City of Jacksonville, Groundwork Jacksonville and the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) are celebrating a “major victory” in their commitment to delivering the Emerald Trail to the Jacksonville community. During a press conference on Tuesday, March 19 at the Phoenix Arts and Innovation District in Springfield, representatives from the three entities – Mayor Donna Deegan, […]

Memorandum of Understanding Brings JTA into Emerald Trail Partnership

Memorandum of Understanding Brings JTA into Emerald Trail Partnership

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), executed between the City of Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) and Groundwork Jacksonville is bringing the Emerald Trail one step closer to completion. The MOU was announced at a press conference in front of The Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens on Thursday, Oct. 26. In attendance were […]

Srinath, Dinh and Junco Join JTA

Srinath, Dinh and Junco Join JTA

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) announced the hiring of three executives to fill key positions: Raj Srinath, as Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer; Kiet Dinh as Vice President/Automation and Innovation; and Anthony Junco as Public Information Officer. Srinath will be responsible for directing the financial planning and analysis, budgeting, revenue and fixed assets programs functions […]

Budget Bumps to $65.6M for Autonomous Vehicles

Budget Bumps to $65.6M for Autonomous Vehicles

An update on the Ultimate Urban Circulator Program At its September meeting, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) board approved an additional $15.5 million in the budget for the Bay Street Innovation Corridor (BSIC) – the first of three phases in its Ultimate Urban Circulator (U2C) program. This brings the BSIC budget to $65.6 million. JTA […]

JTA appoints new board leadership

JTA appoints new board leadership

Debbie Buckland has been appointed to serve as the new board chair for the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) Board of Directors for 2023. Buckland’s new appointment was approved at the board’s nominating committee meeting in December. Buckland had previously served as vice chair since 2021. “Since 2019, Debbie Buckland’s contributions to the JTA board of […]

Stewarding the urban core: The Emerald Trail dream becomes reality

Stewarding the urban core: The Emerald Trail dream becomes reality

Creating a trail encircling Jacksonville’s urban core and its surrounding historic neighborhoods is no longer just a pipe dream. Local nonprofit Groundwork Jacksonville has raised funds and work has begun on The Emerald Trail, a 30-mile urban trail that will engage, educate and inspire residents and visitors alike. The trail will highlight the geographic diversity […]

National Philanthropy Day Winners

National Philanthropy Day Winners