5 Ways That The Rays Can Improve Attendance in a New Stadium
1. A Ferry
Getting to and from Tropicana Field has often been cited as the main reason why Rays fans do not attend games on a regular basis. and for good reason. As someone who commuted daily across the Courtney Campbell Bridge, I long considered the standstill rush hour traffic on the bridge my own personal hell. So, I sympathize with those who do not want to make that drive after work to see a baseball game. But if we improve the ways fans can reach the game, we will increase turnout. A ferry from Tampa to the new stadium would be transformational. Ferries can transport hundreds of people at a time, and if this ferry included entertainment options such as a bar and a play area for kids, fans may be inclined to consider this as a viable alternative and leisurely way to get to the games.