Buckhorn announced the Bright Lights, Safe Nights street lighting program in
October 2012. The City of Tampa has partnered with Tampa Electric Company (TECO)
to improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods and business communities.
The Bright Lights, Safe Nights street lighting program focus includes:
This strategic initiative
fulfills Mayor Buckhorn's promise to complete a city-wide lighting inventory to
determine where street lights need to be installed, updated, repaired, or
To participate in the
Bright Lights, Safe Nights street lighting program, please visit our
Customer Service Center
to request a new street light
or call (813) 274-5800.
To report a street light
outage, please contact TECO at (813) 223-0800.
Street Lighting FAQ
- Budget of $2.2 million over the next five years
- Installing new
street lights at selected locations beginning in Spring 2013
locations in zones with high crime or high crash rates.
approximately 8400 new street lights over the next five years, expanding the
current street light network by 30%.
- Monitoring the
city-wide inventory of street lights ensuring the replacement of dimming street
lights and the removal of tree branch obstructions
- Keeping our streets and sidewalks safe for our residents and visitors to enjoy