Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Extended Streetcar Service for Weeknight Amalie Arena Events!

The Streetcar conveniently drops off behind Amalie Arena
Ever make the mistake of driving into Amalie Arena traffic? Honking cars and a scramble for parking is to be expected when some of the biggest names in entertainment come to town.

However, it doesn't have to be that way.

Tampa Historic Streetcar, Inc. and HART have decided to extend TECO Line Streetcar System service until midnight during weeknight/Sunday events at Amalie Arena.

List of upcoming Amalie Arena events!
Extended Service (Minimum intervals)

Leave Downtown Tampa – Whiting Station
10:45 PM, 11:05 PM, 11:25 PM, 11:45 PM

Leave Ybor City – Centennial Park Station
10:30 PM, 10:50 PM, 11:10 PM, 11:30 PM, 11:50 PM

Leave Downtown Tampa – Whiting Street
9:05 PM, 9:25 PM, 9:45 PM, 10:05 PM, 10:25 PM, 10:45 PM, 11:05 PM, 11:35 PM, 11:55 PM

Leave Ybor City – Centennial Park
8:50 PM, 9:10 PM, 9:30 PM, 9:50 PM, 10:10 PM, 10:30 PM, 10:50 PM, 11:10 PM, 11:30 PM, 11:50 PM

With over 20,000 fans expected at these events, the TECO Line Streetcar System offers a low cost and convenient way to avoid all the event traffic in downtown. Park in any of the Ybor City garages and ride the streetcar, which drops off right behind Amalie Arena.

Coming from the West?

Park in the Fort Brooke Garage located on Franklin Street and Whiting Street. Whiting Station is directly across the street from the garage.

Not attending the event?  Anyone can take advantage of this later service to get around Downtown Tampa, the Channel District and Ybor City!

Ticket Vending Machines are located at every station
Know before you go:
  • The streetcar costs $2.50 per ride and $5.00 all day. We offer a family pass, which is allows up to 2 adults and 3 children, or 1 adult and 4 children to ride all day for $12.50. Discount passes are available for youth 5-17, ages 65+, and those with disabilities.
  • Streetcar Motorpersons do not provide change. Please use the ticket vending machine located at the station if you do not have exact change or are paying with a debit/credit card.
  • Streetcar service will operate until midnight
  • A map of the TECO Line Streetcar System can be found here.
  • Streetcar service is also extended until midnight during Sunday-Thursday Tampa Bay Lightning home games.

Fare and regular service hours for The TECO Line Streetcar System can be found at www.TECOlinestreetcar.org.

Amalie Arena event schedule and ticket information can be found here.

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