TAMPA, Fla. — Three consulting firms have submitted their qualifications to bid for a $1.2 million contract to study extending and modernizing the 2.7-mile Tampa Historic Streetcar line that runs from the Channel District to Ybor City, The Tampa Tribune reports.
All three firms — HDR Engineering, AECOM Technical Services and Jacobs Engineering — have been shortlisted for the contract. The winning firm will be chosen by a city selection committee. City leaders have identified the project as a critical part of revitalizing downtown Tampa and catering to millennials who want alternatives to the automobile. For the full story, click here.