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Tampa man stealing utility worker valor

Dale in his truck

Dale Lipshaw of Tampa is driving around town in an old utility truck, trying to fool people into thinking he’s working to restore services to people impacted by Hurricane Ian. “That’s not entirely true,” he said. “I haven’t told anyone I work for a utility company. I do own this truck, and I did recently…

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TECO Streetcar accidentally headed north

TECO streetcar hops the tracks and heads north

One of Tampa’s TECO streetcars has somehow wound up on Amtrak railroad tracks and is headed up the east coast.  “They say if you don’t pay attention, things can go wrong,” says operator Casper ‘Cappy’ Klimper. “I guess I REALLY wasn’t paying attention because things have gone REALLY wrong.” When asked how this could happen,…

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Proposed Tampa streetcar expansion to bring more grind rails, skitch grips, scooter ropes

Co-CityWorks – Tampa Heights – Tuesday 2.12.2019 The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) unveiled its latest plans for the proposed expansion to the Tampa Streetcar today to a standing-room only crowd at a local co-work space. FDOT officials announced that the current 2.7 mile streetcar track, which zips passengers between Ybor City, Channelside and Downtown…

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