January 18, 2017

New round of grants boosts local law enforcement efforts to keep streets safe for pedestrians and bicyclists

For the past few years, High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) grants have assisted area law enforcement agencies in their efforts to keep pedestrians and cyclists safe on the streets. The grant funds come from the Florida Department of Transportation and are managed by the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida. The […]
January 25, 2017

Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals opens new Tampa Bay Chapter

The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) has just opened a new chapter in the Tampa Bay Region. The mission of APBP “is to grow the pedestrian and bicycle profession and its influence by facilitating the exchange of professional and technical knowledge, elevating practitioners’ skills and defining the field.” Chapter members are given access to […]
January 26, 2017

HART expands Fresh Food On-the-Go Farmers Market to second location

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) has taken a step forward in its quest to empower the community to live healthier, longer and stronger lives. Local transit supports bicycling and walking by shortening commutes and transporting bicycles on buses, and HART considers healthy food necessary fuel for those activities. HART and their partner Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful launched […]
January 30, 2017

Clearwater implements Pop-Up North Marina Community Streets Experiment

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, the city of Clearwater’s staff and community volunteers worked to beautify the roadway along Fort Harrison Avenue. Saturday’s “Paint and Installation Day” is part of the Pop-Up North Marina Community Streets Experiment, a two month long endeavor that features temporary installations using paint and other materials on select streets in […]
February 1, 2017

Tampa Bay area employers named among the 2017 Best Workplaces for Commuters

Tampa Bay area employers are among 231+ workplaces in the United States that have committed to employer-provided commuter benefits that result in at least 14 percent of their employee base not driving alone to work within a 12-month period. These employers offer several commuter benefit options to their employees, which may include transit pass subsidies, […]