Category: Community

City of Gainesville takes steps to improve safety and traffic patterns near campus

On Oct. 21, the Gainesville City Commission approved the design phase for changes to University Ave. and 13th St.


Tune into Gainesville’s first Spanish-language radio station

Elio Piedra, a Cuban native and long-standing Alachua County resident, launched Tu Fiesta Radio, Gainesville’s first Spanish-language radio station, on Nov. 1.


RTS announces city-wide reduction of services

The City of Gainesville’s Regional Transit System (RTS) is temporarily reducing the frequency of bus service until further notice.


Pride at Prairie Creek

Join the Alachua Conservation Trust at noon on Oct. 24 for an outdoor celebration of the LGBTQ+ community.


Changes to 352 area code

Starting Oct. 24, individuals dialing a phone number within the 352 area code will need to change from 7-digit local dialing to 10-digit local dialing.


New RTS transit app launched Oct. 1

A new transit app, GNVRideRTS, was released on Oct. 1 to replace the TransLoc bus tracker app for campus and city bus service.


Help reduce bird collision deaths

Cities across the U.S. are hosting ‘Lights Out’ campaigns that encourage building managers and residents to reduce light pollution during birds’ spring and fall migrations. 


Explore Alachua County Library District resources

Faculty and staff in Gainesville can explore the resources offered by the Alachua County Library District and sign up for a library card.