On Thursday, January 21, 2016 Hernando Connects Ribbon Cutting ceremony took place at the Scheer Commerce Center in Pasco County.
Hernando and Pasco County, Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority and the Florida Department of Transportation celebrated Hernando County Transit's regional connection to the Tampa Bay area.
Riders can now travel among Hernando, Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties via public transit (fares for each transit system will apply). This service expansion serves commuters shoppers, students, workers and other potential riders traveling the U.S. 19 corridor, helping to increase economic opportunuty and reduce traffic congestion in the area.
Trips to Pasco County can be arranged through TheBus. TheBus will coordinate the trip with PCPT. Riders must transfer to the other agency vehicle at the transfer point (Emerald Blvd.). The applicable fare for each agency must be paid upon boarding.