Proposed ferry service between St. Pete, Tampa inches forward

The mayors of Tampa and St. Petersburg appear to be getting closer to launching a new pilot ferry service linking the two cities.

Mayor Bob Buckhorn of Tampa says he want to see the numbers but that he would like to see the downtowns linked. “The idea makes sense,” Buckhorn said. “I think connecting our two downtowns is the right thing to do. I am open to the idea. I think connecting our two cities is exactly what we should do whether it’s by rail or by water.”

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman… …read more