Hillsborough transportation stalemate leaves rest of Tampa Bay in limbo

Lunchtime link: @HillsboroughFL transportation stalemate leaves rest of #Tampa Bay in limbo.

  • Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn says without a 30-year tax, there’s no opportunity for light rail to go forward.
  • The city of Tampa desperately wants to expand its streetcar line and build connections between downtown, Westshore and Tampa International Airport.
  • Without a 30-year tax, Buckhorn said there is no opportunity for light rail moving forward.
  • Tampa Bay Express – a controversial overhaul of the area’s interstate system that includes adding more than 50 miles of toll lanes to Interstates 275 and 4 – is the state’s road solution.
  • TAMPA – Last month, seven Hillsborough County commissioners cast a vote that has implications beyond the county they govern and could shape how people move across Tampa Bay for several decades.

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TAMPA — Last month, seven Hillsborough County commissioners cast a vote that has implications beyond the county they govern and could shape how people move across Tampa Bay for several decades.


Hillsborough transportation stalemate leaves rest of Tampa Bay in limbo

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