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New Tampa Bay Rays Ballpark Could Be Built Across From Tampa Union Station

17 Jan 2016 6:15 AM | Jackson McQuigg (Administrator)

Lots of variables (such as whether or not the team will even leave St. Petersburg), but it is Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn's favorite site. This could, in turn, have a positive impact on regional commuter rail to the area.

From the Tampa Bay Times:

http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/local/as-rays-search-expands-hillsborough-offers-a-mixed-bag-of-stadium-options/2261392

http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/following-rays-vote-spotlight-turns-toward-tampa-park-apartments/2261567

--Jackson McQuigg 

Comments

  • 23 Jan 2016 11:09 PM | Anonymous member
    Should the CSX line be bought for rail transit, bringing rail to Tropicana Field should be no problem.
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