April 28, 2017

Connecting an Underserved Community in Pinellas

Residents of Lealman and Kenneth City could soon have a safe, healthy option for transportation in their area – one that doesn’t require a car. Forward Pinellas and consultant AECOM, in collaboration with Pinellas County, are in the midst of a planning study that is the first step in making that option a reality. This […]
April 27, 2017

Vision Zero Hillsborough brings together Temple Terrace Mayor, residents and local stakeholders to paint pop-up bike lane on Bullard Parkway Bridge

On April 25, 2017, a group of public officials, employees, and committed citizens met at the Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church to paint a neon green bike lane on the Bullard Parkway Bridge. The event was part of a series of Vision Zero workshops hosted by the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO); Vision Zero is a […]
April 21, 2017

Tampa Downtowner celebrates six successful months of service

On April 20, 2017, the Tampa Downtown Partnership’s Downtowner service celebrated its six month birthday. “From the Tampa Riverwalk to the Florida Aquarium, we’ve got you covered. Request a ride anywhere in our service area and we’ll whisk you away within minutes,” the Downtowner website reads—and it has, serving 86,146 passengers and logging 101,192 miles […]
April 3, 2017

Handing off of Safety Baton encourages safe bicycling and other alternative travel modes

The passing of the Alert Today Florida Safety Baton is emblematic of everyone across the state coming together with the common goal of improving the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists. The baton is a “communication tool” that functions to showcase the many agencies, partners, and stakeholders that have committed to improve safety and public health […]
March 27, 2017

Plant City hosts inaugural “Bike with the Mayor Ride”

Plant City’s first Bike with the Mayor Ride was held at Gilchrist Park on March 22, 2017. Mayor Rick Lott, community leaders, and Plant City residents met at 7:30AM to enjoy the refreshing morning air and an energizing 2.75 mile ride. Participants wore commemorative Bike with the Mayor t-shirts and rode through the park and […]