May 15, 2020, 6am PDT
A trend toward allowing restaurants and retailers to expand operations to the public realm outside their brick and mortar confines is quickly gaining steam.
May 6, 2020, 6am PDT
A pilot project in Tampa is closing select streets to cars to allow more space for dine-in restaurant service.
April 26, 2020, 7am PDT
Successful urban highway deconstruction projects have swapped highways for boulevards and saw economic, public health, and urban design benefits. Will more cities opt for highway removal programs over reconstruction?
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
September 26, 2019, 2pm PDT
The area is especially vulnerable to storm surge, and increased development means more people are at risk when major hurricanes push through.
September 11, 2019, 1pm PDT
The legal challenges to a one-cent sales tax approved by Hillsborough County voters in 2018 continue.
July 21, 2019, 1pm PDT
The "All for Transportation" sales tax in Hillsborough County, Florida, survived a revolt and legal challenge from conservative county commissioners, despite earning 57 percent of the public vote.
April 15, 2019, 11am PDT
The state’s aging sewage infrastructure is failing, but the cost to replace it would be monumental.
April 14, 2019, 1pm PDT
Free fares and more frequent service have resulted in a huge increase in ridership on the TECO Line Streetcar and proved skeptics wrong.
April 9, 2019, 7am PDT
Finding a new home for a major league baseball team isn't as easy as it used to be in Florida.
December 21, 2018, 12pm PST
With no shot at a new ballpark in Tampa, and pressure mounting to relocate the team to Portland, Oregon, among other possibilities, the Tampa Bay Rays could still end up at a new location in St. Petersburg.
November 12, 2018, 1pm PST
A housing development near Tampa will have high-tech smart homes with grid-optimized solar power.
September 13, 2018, 1pm PDT
New renderings of two "New York-style" office towers give shape to the $3 billion Water Street Tampa project.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 25, 2018, 12pm PDT
After decades of planning, the city hopes several huge developments will draw millenials and empty-nesters.
June 25, 2018, 5am PDT
Brightline thinks it can build a high speed rail connection between Tampa and Orlando without public money, and Governor Rick Scott looks ready to let them.
May 24, 2018, 9am PDT
Call it a premium toll. Unlike most of the nation's managed lanes which exist adjacent to untolled, general purpose lanes, the "general use lanes" on Tampa's Veterans Expressway (SR 589) are tolled. Express lanes will be dynamically priced
April 11, 2018, 12pm PDT
A new food-based destination is popping up along the Tampa Riverwalk.
September 14, 2017, 7am PDT
In response to a question linking Hurricanes Irma and Harvey to climate change, White House Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert appeared to recognize the need to adapt. He qualified his statement regarding the "cause" of said climate change.
August 13, 2017, 1pm PDT
It's been a century since a hurricane larger than category three has scored a direct hit on the Tampa Bay region. If a storm arrives to change that streak of luck, it will find a region severly underprepared to deal with the effects of sea-level rise
February 1, 2017, 7am PST
As heavy truck traffic is removed from the streets of Tampa's Ybor City, efforts to return the area to its place as one of West Florida's most vibrant urban neighborhoods receive a major boost.
June 19, 2016, 7am PDT
The new Cass Street bike lane is the latest example of a city making unprecedented progress in bike infrastructure.