Sunday, February 28, 2016

Route of the Week: Route 46

With a diverse service area roughly the size of Rhode Island, Hillsborough County provides a great mix of urban, suburban and rural destinations for our riders. Think about the destinations that you can see and experience with the HART transportation network!

We are switching things up with our first east-west Route of The Week, the Route 46!

The Route 46 provides Weekday and Saturday service from Downtown Tampa to Brandon (Dover). Route 46 operates eastbound from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday - Saturday and westbound between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday - Saturday.

City Hall is accessible downtown via Route 46
In March 2014, midday hourly service was restored to The Route 46, while the route was rerouted to Marion Transit Center for greater ease of transfer. The east-end of Route 46 was also extended to Dover Road, to include more of the Brandon area.

Originating in Downtown, the Route 46 serves Tampa City Hall and The Hillsborough County District Courthouse.

Heading east through Ybor City via 4th Street, the Route 46 drops off within a couple blocks of Centro Ybor, The Columbia Restaurant and all that the historic district has to offer!

Spicola Family Pool is located at Desoto Park
Swimmers, skateboarders and joggers may want to jump on The Route 46 to Desoto Park, which features a pool, skate park and jogging track! Route 46 pickup and drop off for Desoto Park is located at S. 26th and E. Stuart streets.

Shop and transfer to the Route 8 at Westfield Brandon Mall
While in Brandon, the Route 46 serves a number of restaurants and other businesses along Causeway Boulevard en-route to Westfield Brandon Mall. Shop from over 250 stores and transfer to the Route 8 at Westfield Brandon Mall.

The Route 46 finally terminates on Dover Road at the Dover Park-n-Ride, which also houses the Route 22X.

From City Hall to Westfield Brandon Mall, HART Takes You There.

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