REDINGTON SHORES – The Redington Shores Town Commission voted unanimously to endorse the Greenlight Pinellas plan at its monthly meeting on Aug. 13.
With the vote, Greenlight Pinellas is backed by a growing majority of cities in Pinellas County.
Of 24 cities in Pinellas County, the 15 cities and counting that have joined together behind the Greenlight Pinellas plan include: St. Petersburg, Largo, Clearwater, Belleair, Treasure Island, Redington Beach, Dunedin, Indian Rocks Beach, Belleair Bluffs, St. Pete Beach, South Pasadena, Madeira Beach, Tarpon Springs, Safety Harbor and Redington Shores.
“We thank Redington Shores for joining the majority of cities in Pinellas County supporting the Greenlight Pinellas plan,” said PSTA Board Member Vice Mayor Joe Barkley. “All across the county, cities are taking action and encouraging their residents to learn the facts about the plan. We appreciate that Redington Shores' leaders realize that Greenlight Pinellas will lower property taxes, provide new transit options for our residents, businesses and visitors, and benefit all parts of our county.”
Greenlight Pinellas is a transit improvement plan incorporating feedback from the public, the business community, planning agencies, the Pinellas Alternatives Analysis and Community Bus Plan. The Greenlight Pinellas plan is a comprehensive, countywide transportation improvement proposal to help Pinellas County develop the most efficient and economically viable transit service possible.