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TIA planning people mover

12:13 AM, Feb 16, 2013   |    comments
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TAMPA, Florida -- Tampa International Airport is booming, and the future of one of the best airports in the world is gearing up for major changes, including a new people mover that will connect the main terminal with a new consolidated car rental complex.

Chief executive officer of Tampa International Joseph Lopano sees a brilliant future for the airport, and says in order for TIA to stay competitive, it must provide unparalleled service to travelers.

In 2012, 16.8 million passengers traveled through Tampa International, and as the airport gets busier Lopano wants to clear away vehicle clutter around the terminals to make the passenger experience more enjoyable with less hassle. This would be realized by a new rental car complex near the existing post office and economy parking garages, which would connect to the terminal via light rail.

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