Getting Around - Downtown Tampa Transportation

Getting from one area of downtown to another is easy. 

Downtown Tampa is Tampa Bay's central transportation hub.  Take advantage of the services available:


Catch a ride! Download the app.
Get a job. Become a Downtowner driver.

Downtowner Ride Service is Live!

The Downtowner is an app-based, complimentary, on-demand ride service that operates in Downtown Tampa seven days a week. There are twelve of these electric vehicles that carry up to five passengers each, with one serving handicap individuals. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 6am to 11pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 11am to 11pm. 

Service Areas:Downtown Tampa's business district, Channel District, River Arts District, the University of Tampa area, as well as the non-gated north end of Harbour Island.
Dogs are welcome!
This transportation initiative could not have been possible without Private-Public Partnership support. Thanks to the generosity of the Downtowner Partners.

Downtowner Partners:
Tampa Downtown Partnership, City of Tampa, FL Department of Transportation, SPP/Lightning, Marriott Waterside, Hilton Tampa Downtown, Barrymore Riverwalk, Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown, Le Méridian Tampa, Park Tower, Bank of America Plaza, Tampa City Center, Franklin Exchange, Rivergate Tower, 100 N Tampa, Fifth Third Center, SunTrust Financial Center, Two Harbour Place.


Zipcar Car Share

Zipcar, the world's leading car sharing service is now available in Downtown Tampa. That means you can drive when and where you want with no strings attached!

With Zipcar, members reserve self-service, on-demand cars by the hour or day, 24/7 online or on their app, making it easy to run errands, or even spring for a road trip. And since Zipcar covers gas, insurance, and 180 miles per day, you can enjoy the freedom of the open road, without any of the extra costs. 

Downtown residents, workers and visitors  can become a member for half-price at $60. Plus, when you use promo code TDP450, you’ll nab $25 in free driving, compliments of the Tampa Downtown Partnership.

Learn more about the newly launched Downtown Tampa Zipcar Program at


Click on photo for more information about this initiative.

Bike-Friendly Tampa

Bike-Friendly Tampa is a local merchant certification program of merchants
that demonstrate commitment to promoting and supporting cycling.
Brought to you by Tampa Downtown Partnership's Tampa BayCycle Program,
the City of Tampa, Florida Department of Transportation, and Pedal Power Promoters.


Tampa Downtown Partnership facilitates a number of committees addressing various transportation concerns, plans, and initiatives.
Get involved
– your voice is needed.