DOWNTOWN TAMPA Public Transportation
There are plenty of options to get around downtown Tampa. Take a ride in an eco-friendly, open-air, electric vehicle offering door-to-door services with the complimentary, app-based Downtowner. 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.
Marion Transit Center is the central hub for HART MetroRapid, 30+ local, express routes, Megabus, and Red Coach. OneBusAway Tampa, Google Trip Planner, Emergency Ride Home Program, etc. www.gohart.org, 813.254.4278
TECO Line Streetcar
Historic streetcars connecting historic Ybor City with Channel District and major downtown attractions. Every 20 minutes, hours vary, $2.50/ride but downtown workers and residents are eligible for 50% discount in advance. Rides are free on Saturdays through September 2018! TECOLineStreetcar.org, 813.254.4278
Pirate Water Taxi
Pay once, ride all day for a convenient and fun way to explore the city. Enjoy beautiful views as you cruise along the Tampa Riverwalk, Harbour Island and Channelside Districts. Hop on at any of our 15+ stops that can take you to attractions, museums, restaurants and parks along the route. You will truly enjoy all the sights that Tampa has to offer on the Pirate Water Taxi. PirateWaterTaxi.com