January 19, 2015

WalkWise Tampa Bay provides innovative safety presentations

WalkWise Tampa Bay is a grassroots initiative that provides innovative pedestrian safety education to citizens. Pedestrian safety is an issue that affects everyone. We are all pedestrians at some point during our day. The WalkWise campaign provides a free interactive 30-minute presentation with time for discussion to anyone living or working in select Florida counties. Through […]
May 20, 2015

Network of Bicycle Fix-it Stations expands; new station launched at transit stop

A network of do-it-yourself bicycle fix-it stations continues to grow throughout FDOT District Seven. The latest station was installed at a HART transit stop located directly in front of the FDOT District Office on McKinley Drive. “Transit stops provide a great location to provide bicyclists support with tools for quick repairs and air for their […]
May 21, 2015

Cyclovia Temple Terrace takes back the street

On Sunday, May  17th 2015, 56th street in Temple Terrace was closed for their first ever Cyclovia. Cyclovia (also referred to as Ciclovía or Open Streets) is based on the Spanish word for “cycle path” that started in Bogotá, Colombia. It’s an event which temporarily closes major city streets to car traffic and converts them […]
June 18, 2015

Westshore plans for walkers and bicycle riders

New and exciting things are happening for Tampa’s Westshore district! Representatives from Westshore alliance, City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, have teamed up with the University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design (USF SACD) to create a more walkable and pedestrian oriented area. It’s a team effort with local government agencies, business […]
June 18, 2015

Citizens welcome Courtney Campbell Trail

Bicyclists and pedestrians can now ride or walk from Pinellas to Hillsborough easily using the new 4-mile section of the Courtney Campbell Trail. The original Courtney Campbell Causeway Bridge only had 2-foot shoulders to accommodate cyclists and pedestrians. Now open to the public, the new and improved bridge is a separate structure that provides a […]