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Modes of Transportation

Here are the various transportation options available in West Central Florida (Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties). Choose your favorite mode of transportation to find out more information and resources related to that mode, then take the transportation challenge.

Train

Rail

TECO Line Streetcar System is a 2.7-mile streetcar line that runs along Downtown Tampa, through the Channel District, and Ybor City. The system features historical replica streetcars of the original Tampa Streetcar Line. Residents or employees of the Streetcar Special Assessment District are eligible for discounted fares.


Bus

Bus

Ride around Northwest Florida without having to worry about parking or the cost of gasoline. Use the following options based on the county you live in:

Citrus County Transit
Serving Citrus County.

HART Metro-Rapid
Serving Hillsborough County.

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART)
Serving Hillsborough County with connections to Pinellas County.

Pasco County Public Transportation (PCPT)
Serving Pasco County.

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA)
Serving Pinellas County with connections to Hillsborough County.

These services are further described on the website of each of these agencies.

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Many of these agencies also offer complimentary on-call services for individuals who are not able to use the regular fixed route bus service because of a disability, age or other limitations.


HARTFLEX and HARTPLUS Paratransit
HARTFLEX is a door to door service in Brandon, South County, Northdale, Town 'N Country, and South Tampa. HARTPLUS is the paratransit service offered by HART.

DART–Paratransit
Offered by PSTA to Pinellas County residents.

TheBus Paratransit
Serving Hernando County.

Transit Bus–Citrus County Paratransit
Serving Citrus County.


Carpool

Ridesharing

Ridesharing is a great way to cutting down transportation costs and reducing your carbon footprint.

Visit TBARTA Commuter Services to find out more about commute options such as carpooling and vanpooling and other commuter programs in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas and Sarasota counties.

New North Transportation Alliance offers support services to commuters and employers in the University Area, Temple Terrace and New Tampa.

WestShore Alliance offers commute options to employees of member companies in Tampa's Westshore District.

Tampa Downtown Partnership offers support services for commute options in downtown Tampa.


Telework

Telework

Telework is a work arrangement whereby employees are allowed to perform the normal duties and responsibilities of their positions through the use of computers or telecommunications, at home or another place apart from the employees' usual place of work. Ask your supervisor or human resources staff if you can telework during Mobility Week.


Walking

Walking

Walking has significant benefits on our transportation system, environment and on our personal health.

Visit mapmywalk to find printable walking maps of any city. The resources below provide information on pedestrian laws, responsibilities and safety tips.


Walking and Bicycling Safety

Under Florida law, a bicycle is considered a vehicle, and is entitled to share the road with cars, trucks and other vehicles. Become familiar with state traffic laws that apply to bicycles and pedestrians.

Additional bicycle and pedestrian resources are listed below.

Florida Bicycle Association

Florida Pedestrian/Bicycling Safety Resource Center

Florida Pedestrian and Bicycle Law Synopsis

National Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center


Other Resources

You can always use other options such as taxis, private car share or ride hailing services for your last mile connectivity or in conjunction with other commuter benefits programs.

Some resources are listed below:

Carsharing at University of South

Private Ridesharing Network at the University of South Florida