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Tampa streetcar review offers three popular route extensions

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

For all the years Tampa residents spent calling for increased transit, they’ve struck out relying on the Hillsborough County Commission to satisfy those needs. Tampa does have one thing — a streetcar trolley — albeit one rarely used as it runs back and forth between Ybor City, Channelside and into downtown. However, fortified by a $1 million grant from the Florida Department of Transportation, the city is conducting a $1.6 million feasibility study on additions to the trolley’s 2.7-mile route.…

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