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Florida will contribute $67 million to extend Tampa streetcar; The project would run up to Palm Avenue, but is dependent on the Florida Supreme Court approving the 2018 sales tax or finding a new funding source.

Dec 07, 2020 - Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA - The TECO Line Streetcar is one step closer to extending north into Tampa Heights after the Florida Department of Transportation announced Tuesday it would contribute $67 million to help build it.

But the $234 million project still has two major hurdles to clear: securing a $100 million federal grant and getting the green light on a transportation sales tax that would help cover the local share of the cost. Without those two items, the new tracks will remain another transit wish for...