Treasure Island Accident Injury Lawyers
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Treasure Island, Florida is located on the west coast of Florida and is part of the Tampa Bay area. Treasure Island is in fact, an island. Treasure Island is connected to Madeira Beach to the north by the John’s Pass Bridge. The Treasure Island Causeway Bridge connects Treasure Island to St. Petersburg to the east. On the south end of the island is the Blind Pass Bridge which connects Treasure Island with St. Pete Beach.
The Treasure Island Clock Tower stands at the entrance to Treasure Island right before Gulf Boulevard. Coming to Treasure Island from St. Petersburg, You can see the tower standing high above other buildings and greeting people as they come to Treasure Island. During points throughout the day, the clock tower will play music and chime. In addition to having a clock on its face, the sides of the tower are also adorned with images of the Treasure Island seal. The clock also acts a central area for the annual “Rock around the Clock” festival put on by the City of Treasure Island. The festival gathers the businesses and bands around the clock for night of shopping and music.
Treasure Island offers a vast array of attractions and experiences for tourists and residents alike. Most notably are the beaches of Treasure Island:
Pinellas County, one of the state’s smallest and most densely populated counties, is a peninsula surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay and Boca Ciega Bay/Pinellas County State Aquatic Preserve. The coast is lined with 37 miles of sandy beach, barrier islands, urban areas, and mangrove and seagrass lagoons. The Anclote River flows to the gulf across Pinellas’s northern corner.
Thirty-one county and state parks offer an abundance of beach accesses (six with full facilities) and parking. Parking near beach accesses in residential neighborhoods is limited.
Suncoast Beach Trolley
Hop on the Suncoast Beach TrolleySM and you can explore all of the unique beach communities from its beginning at Park Street Terminal in downtown Clearwater to 75th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard. Check out the shops on Corey Avenue, enjoy the sights at John’s Pass Village, or just take in a beautiful sunset. It’s the fun, easy, and affordable way to do and see everything you want to on the beach. The Suncoast Beach TrolleySM runs every 20 – 30 minutes from 5:05 a.m. to 10:10 p.m., Monday through Thursday and Sunday, including holidays, with service until midnight on Friday and Saturday. Look for special trolley bus stop signs located frequently along the route. In addition to the services along Gulf Boulevard, connector routes run between the coast and downtown St. Petersburg. PSTA Bus Operators do not carry cash or make change, exact fare is required. The bus and trolley fare is just $2.00 per ride, or ride all day with an Unlimited Daily GO Card. GO Cards are $4.50 and are available onboard the trolleys, buses, or at various locations countywide. The fare boxes are equipped to handle $1, $5 and $10 bills but do not give change. Click here for the trolley schedule.
Some interesting Treasure Island facts:
Population (2004) 7,521
Land area in square miles 1.6
Gulf Frontage 3.83 miles
Bay Frontage 28.39 miles
Streets 24.24 miles
Drinking age 21
Liquor sales Mon thru Sat 8 am till 2 am, Sun 11 am till 2 am
Public beach runs entire length of city – no dogs are allowed on the beach including the paved beach trail.
Beach open from sunrise till 10pm