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Aug. 8, 2012

Extra Bus, Streetcar Service During RNC

HART will operate extra bus and streetcar service during the Republican National Convention (RNC), providing additional public transportation options for customers and visitors between Ybor City and Channelside.  

Route 8 (Downtown to Progress Village/Brandon):
  • 4:30 a.m. - Noon:  Detoured to operate along Channelside. See map. 
  • 7:30 a.m. - Noon:  15/20-minute service between Ybor City/Channelside.
  • Noon - Last Trip:  Detoured to operate along Nuccio Parkway and Cass Street. See map.  
  • No route/schedule changes for the portion of the route between Brandon and Ybor City.

TECO Line Streetcar System:

Detours and schedule information is subject to change. The beginning date for bus detours and schedule changes has not been finalized, but may begin as early as the week prior to RNC. Commuters should plan in advance and allow for extra time to account for expected service interruptions and schedule delays. Sign up for RNC Rider Alerts to stay updated on service and schedule changes during the week of the convention.  


For more information and maps of detours during RNC, visit www.goHART.org  



Marcia Mejia
HART Public Information Officer
Office: (813) 384-6610
Cell: (813) 545-5497
E-mail: MejiaM@goHART.org