By Yvette C. Hammett
The Tampa Tribune
A local architect who has traveled the world and experienced, first hand, some of the globe’s most impressive transportation systems, has joined the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit board. Michael “Mickey” Jacob, 57, joins the HART board at what many consider a challenging time for the county as it embarks on plans to draw more gmail account job seekers and employers here. Part of the plan to do that is to devise a transportation plan to unclog crowded roadways and in some instances, make a car optional with a better bus system and the addition of light rail. Read more.