To celebrate Black History Month and honor the legacy of civil rights icon Rosa Parks, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) held a rededication ceremony at Rosa Parks Transit Station in Downtown Jacksonville.
Attendees included JTA Board Chairman Kevin Holzendorf and JTA CEO Nathaniel P. Ford Sr. who made remarks to the public and unveiled a new plaque honoring Rosa Parks. The JTA also updated customers and media about the opening of the Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center (JRTC) at LaVilla and the future of Rosa Parks Transit Station. The JRTC will be a multi-modal hub, located in the heart of the Downtown LaVilla area near the Prime Osborn center, that will integrate key local, regional and intercity service in one location. Passengers benefits include improved connectivity between busses and and future commuter rail service and intercity bus and passenger rail service.
Shown l-r is Isaiah Rumlin (NAACP), JTA CEO Nathaniel P. Ford Sr. and JTA Board Chairman Kevin Holzendorf. For more info visit www.jtafla.com.