's TECO line streetcar
system, which runs from Downtown past the Tampa Convention Center
and up to Ybor City
, will be free starting as soon as October.
The yellow streetcars will also run more frequently on weekdays, moving to an every 15 minutes schedule, and have extended hours.
Ybor City, Tampa's historic Latin neighborhood was once the center of cigar manufacture in America, and the remains of that industry still has a foothold there today. It has become a major dining and nightlife area, and is recognized as a National Historic Landmark District.