All posts tagged Ybor City

Ybor City Vision 2020

City of Tampa – Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC)  asked the Planning Commission to help create a new Vision Plan for the Ybor City 1 and 2 Community Redevelopment Areas (CRA) of the City of Tampa. Ybor City, only one of two nationally recognized landmark districts in Florida, has a unique background and diverse cultural…


Streetcar meets cruise ship, ridership jumps 300%

For the third time in two months, Tampa’s TECO Line Streetcar System began service three hours earlier to serve the more than 1,200 tourists voyaging aboard the German cruise ship AIDAVITA. The TECO Line Streetcar was ready with service to downtown shopping, restaurants, and other tourist venues. In partnership with the business community, the special service was made…


MPO looks at reconfiguration of Columbus Drive

The MPO, IN PARTNERSHIP with the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, is looking closely at Columbus Drive and 17th/18th/19thAvenues. These corridors are currently one-way pairs through Ybor City and East Tampa. Scheduled for resurfacing soon, local residents and business owners wanted to see if the roads could be transformed during the resurfacing to better…


Coast Bike Share Now Accepting Memberships

As of July 7th, Coast Bike Share, which is set to launch in late August, began accepting memberships. Become a founding member and get 30 more minutes per day of ride time. Coast Bike Share will enable short, quick trips in and around downtown with 300 bikes at 30 locations. “Coming Soon” signs have been…

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