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Modernization and Expansion Study
HART commissioned a
study to explore the potential benefits of a
streetcar extension through the heart of
downtown Tampa to Marion Transit Center and
the feasbility of upgrading the existing
streetcar line to accomodate modern
streetcars or light rail vehicles.
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The TECO Line Streetcar
TECO Line Streetcar System
was featured alongside Tampa Bay Rays' 3rd Basemen, Evan Longoria in national advertisement. Click here to read the story.
interest in the streetcar system has been significant.
The TECO Line Streetcar System has been featured in such
Tampa Bay Destination Guide and Meeting
· AAA Going Places
· Southern Living Magazine
· Travel & Leisure Magazine
· Daily Mirror (UK newspaper)
· Tampa Tribune
· Tampa Bay Times
Tampa Bay Business Journal
· American Planning Association Magazine
· Smithsonian Magazine
· Calgary Sun
· ESPN, ABC and FOX Sports, and many others.
message prevalent in the local media is the connectivity between parking
venues and community events. The TECO Line
Streetcar has served a number of major
events including, the Stanley Cup
Playoffs, annual Outback Bowl, the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, NCAA Women's Basketball
Final Four, Red Bull Flugtag, the 2009 Super Bowl
and NCAA Men's Frozen Four.
streetcar also provides connectivity to a
number of local events including, Gasparilla
Pirate Festival, Sant' Yago Knight Parade