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Electric Vehicle Charging Station

It’s not often a fully electric Tesla car pulls into the District Seven headquarters in Tampa. Now, they will be a reason to. On Wednesday, June 17, Secretary Paul Steinman and District Seven staff helped unveil the first ever electric vehicle charging station (EVCS) to be placed at a district office. The dedication ceremony of the … Continue reading

USDOT Secretary Foxx Visits I-275

On Monday, May 19, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited the I-275 widening project, located right in the heart of the Tampa Bay region. Standing atop a construction site that will soon become interstate, Secretary Foxx spoke on the local and national importance of projects such as the I-275 widening, citing the need … Continue reading

Governor Scott Announces Gateway, Recognizes Road Ranger

“On Monday, February 17, Governor Rick Scott was in Pinellas County to announce the advancement of the Gateway Express project, a direct connection from I-275 to US 19 and from I-275 to the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport and the Bayside Bridge via an elevated tolled expressway. Several local elected officials and members of the press gathered … Continue reading

100 Years of Flight

District Seven Secretary Paul Steinman spoke at an event in St. Petersburg on January 1, 2014 to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the world’s first scheduled airline flight. The pioneering flight that took place on January 1, 1914, launched the birth of the global airline industry. On the 100th anniversary of the first scheduled commercial … Continue reading