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How a SCAT bus destroyed my Mercedes and fueled an eBay and BMW addiction — Part I

How a SCAT bus destroyed my Mercedes and fueled an eBay and BMW addiction — Part I

SCAT drivers are the most aggressive New York cab school of driving jockeys I have ever witnessed. You would think St. Armands was a closed racetrack the way the SCAT bus races to its next empty spot with a sole lonely bicyclist aboard.

September 7, 2019 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

SCAT to cut a Longboat route

SCAT to cut a Longboat route

A new bus route will circle from Lakewood Ranch to the airport, transporting mall employees to University Town Center and rowers and spectators bound for Nathan Benderson Park. The new University Parkway loop will cost at the expense of other Sarasota County Area Transit routes. The Sarasota County Commission voted 4-1, with Commissioner Christine Robinson […]

March 13, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

SCAT to hold public meeting Sept. 8

SCAT to hold public meeting Sept. 8

  A public meeting on proposed increases in Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) fares will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 8. Three public meetings were held in August and an additional meeting was requested to gather more public feedback. The regular, one-way SCAT fare on fixed-route service, including the SCAT trolley, […]

September 2, 2011 | Posted in In the news, Top Box | Read More »