Would a ferry make a difference? How about and extra lane? With 10,000 workers streaming in on a small road every morning, a solution is not easy. William R. Levesque at the St. Petersburg Times says locals feel caught by the traffic "like corks in a bottle."
"But Tampa planners say the existing right of way available on Bayshore makes a queuing lane or lane expansion cost-prohibitive. And ferry service, base officials say, has been discussed on and off for years without progress, though regional planners again are studying the idea."