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Tampa Downtown Partnership wants to know what you'd like to see on Franklin Street

Options range from lighting to farmer's markets
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Posted at 6:05 AM, Nov 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-17 08:24:24-05

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Downtown Partnership is looking to see what the public would like to see to improve Franklin Street in Downtown Tampa.

The Tampa Downtown Partnership started preliminary community outreach efforts related to overall community visioning of the Franklin Street corridor from Jackson Street to Palm Avenue in downtown Tampa, Florida.

Franklin Street is Tampa's historic "Main Street" downtown that thrived as one of the city's primary commercial corridors from the late 1800s into the mid-1900s.

The Tampa Downtown Partnership would like your input as part of a comprehensive effort to evaluate the future vision for Franklin Street in downtown Tampa.

It looks to identify the corridor's existing strengths and weaknesses, engage community stakeholders, and identify short and long-term opportunities for improvements related to the corridor.

Transportation and design leaders have created an online survey asking people to rank items by importance to them, including road safety measures and public art.

FRANKLIN STREET | Take the online survey

Other questions involve long-term goals, such as helping provide resources and options for people who are homeless along the corridor and fixing drainage and stormwater issues.

You are also encouraged to view the project map to explore the different options.