Betty C. Morrow

Tampa airport strikes car sharing deal, allowing for peer-to-peer rentals

Car sharing just got a little easier at Tampa International Airport.

The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority on Thursday approved updated rules for peer-to-peer car sharing apps and services that connect car owners and renters, like an automotive version of Airbnb. It also approved an official concessions agreement with one such service, Turo, with which it has waged a long legal battle over licenses and fees.

The agreement follows the Florida legislature’s recent passage of a bill setting tax, surcharge and insurance rules for the peer-to-peer car sharing industry, and comes after a more than two-year court battle between the Aviation Authority and Turo.

“This is a major step forward in ensuring Turo and all other peer-to-peer car sharing companies do business here legally and responsibly, which is what we expect from all the businesses that operate out of TPA,” Michael Stephens, the airport’s general counsel, said in an emailed statement.

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Car dealers embracing electric vehicle sales | COMMENTARY

As the owner of a local car dealership, I’ve heard every myth there is about car buying. My favorite is that “you can get the best deal on a rainy day.” (It’s not true.) The one that bothers me, though, is a new one: that local dealerships don’t want to sell electric vehicles.

As a Nevada auto dealer who has been in the business for 42 years, I can assure you that my colleagues and I are just as excited to sell electric vehicles as gas-powered cars — if not more so.

It’s true that many dealerships harbored reservations about electric vehicles in the past. Ten years ago, EVs were significantly less reliable than they are today. They were much more expensive. Many looked strange, alienating potential buyers. Plus, limited battery life and the lack of charging infrastructure meant you couldn’t travel far on a charge. They were impractical.

But

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Conway Regional Health & Fitness Center

And in addition to all these advantages, fitness may help you live better and stronger via the years. One out of every three adults age 60 and older suffers from extreme ranges of muscle loss, called sarcopenia, based on data published within the November 2014 concern of the journal Age and Ageing. Additional research exhibits that the condition contributes to fats achieve, low mobility and performance, falls, and even dying in older adults, however that exercise may help prevent this effect of aging. What’s more, improved fitness drastically reduces the danger of chronic ailments that develop over the course of many years, corresponding to coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and even most cancers. And a quickly growing body of research suggests being fit could help forestall dementia, too. “The one factor that will assist forestall virtually any type of disease is fitness,” Wickham says.

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Baby & Toddler Developmentally Acceptable Sleep Coaching

One type is similar to a professor lecturing to a category. The different style known as “ping-pong” because it’s much like a ping-pong ball going back and forth between parent and baby.

  • When our son was 2, we had day by day conversations about the coming baby, prayed together and allowed our son to choose the paint shade for the baby’s room.
  • Dial to get names or look up “pediatrics” on the website.

Practice rest strategies like diaphragmatic breathing, progressive muscle rest, guided imagery, meditation/yoga and spending time in nature. Less human interaction leaves many pregnant girls feeling isolated from family and friends that usually would have helped to alleviate stress.

What To Write Down In A Baby Card

Most of us already know the importance of communication. Talk to your baby and also listen to them carefully. Being a good parent means you need to educate your youngster the … Read More