Whole Foods Market Hiring Day – Jacksonville – September 13th 2018

Whole Foods was founded in 1980 on the belief that where food comes from, and how it’s grown, matters. It meant creating quality standards, working with suppliers who achieve them, and sharing that information with our customers. And it radically changed the way people understood and shopped for food. The result has been the highest … Continue reading Whole Foods Market Hiring Day – Jacksonville – September 13th 2018

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A $63 million ‘innovation corridor’ could be coming downtown Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority unveiled its latest autonomous vehicle, the second lease, on the designated test track from Intuition Ale Works to Daily's Place Amphitheater. The EasyMile Gen-2 is the latest model produced by Transdev, and it offers twice the battery power and engine power of Transdev's first model, which JTA leased previously. The new vehicle also … Continue reading A $63 million ‘innovation corridor’ could be coming downtown Jacksonville

UPS ramps up expansion plan with 100,000 more SQF

The United States Parcel Service's $196 million plan to expand its northwest Jacksonville regional distribution hub could be around 100,000 square feet larger than originally envisioned. Plans submitted to the city on Tuesday detailed a 373,000-square-foot expansion that would add three loading wings to its 532,046-square-foot facility at 4420 Imeson Road. Two years ago, when … Continue reading UPS ramps up expansion plan with 100,000 more SQF

‘What Does a Trucker Look Like?’ It’s Changing, Amid a Big Shortage

Kristina Jackson at a truck stop in Dunn, N.C., where she often parks her rig between trips, July 16, 2018. As the shortfall threatens a booming economy, an industry that has relied on older, white males is turning to nontraditional drivers like women, teenagers and minorities to form the next generation. “When people think of … Continue reading ‘What Does a Trucker Look Like?’ It’s Changing, Amid a Big Shortage

How to fix downtown Jacksonville Transit System?

Seven experts from across the country spent a week in Jacksonville – riding the Skyway, walking downtown and meeting with more than 60 stakeholders – to recommend ways to use transportation planning to revitalize downtown. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority invited the experts from the Urban Land Institute, an international nonprofit focused on land use and … Continue reading How to fix downtown Jacksonville Transit System?