Downtown is Tampa Bay’s central transportation hub with several options available throughout the week and weekend. Think outside of the car! Get to your destination quickly via HART’s new streamlined bus network, TECO Line Streetcar, bike path routes, complete sidewalk network, water taxi, taxi, e-scooter, and/or rideshare (Uber/Lyft).
There are plenty of options to get around downtown Tampa. Take a ride in Tampa Bay’s first autonomous, electric shuttle, the HART Smart AV. There are even water taxis that traverse the river. The historic streetcars are steadily gaining use as a means for downtown Tampa public transportation, and are a big bonus during major events.
The Downtowner vehicles operate seven days a week within 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. This is a service of the Tampa Downtown Partnership.
With more than 24,000 parking spaces, there’s always somewhere to park in Downtown Tampa! There are thousands of spaces in convenient garages close to businesses, attractions, shopping, restaurants, and nightlife.
Not only can commuting in downtown Tampa save you money and the stress of downtown Tampa traffic, but you can do your part in combatting poor air quality. Let us help you understand how to commute in downtown Tampa.