February 3, 2017

New Protected Cycle Track Coming to Downtown Tampa

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will be building the first-ever cycle track on a state roadway this year in Downtown Tampa. The cycle track, which will run along the north side of Jackson Street (State Road 60) from Ashley Drive to Nebraska Avenue, is considered to be a type of “urban shared-use path,” and […]
February 10, 2017

One Bus Away app increases communication with riders, adds feedback feature for Android

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) has recently bridged possible gaps in communication with transit riders via the One Bus Away application. HART is the first agency in Florida to directly partner with SeeClickFix, Inc., a communications platform. Results of the partnership include improvements to the application that allow users to share information with […]
February 14, 2017

Eight New League Cycling Instructors certified to teach in Tampa Bay region

On Sunday, February 12, 2017, eight Tampa Bay area candidates completed a three-day seminar at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) on the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus in Hillsborough County, to become League Cycling Instructors (LCIs). An increased number of LCIs in Tampa Bay area bolsters the City of Tampa’s  and City […]
February 24, 2017

Plant City seeks feedback from community in efforts to become bikeable, walkable

A Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan is currently in the process of being developed for Plant City. The Hillsborough MPO is working to provide safe walking and bicycling routes that connect residents with local businesses and create links between recreation areas. On Thursday, February 2, an open-house format community meeting was held at the Bruton […]
February 28, 2017

Florida Bicycle Association (FBA) advocates for legislative change to ensure safety, rights for bicyclists

WHEREAS, the Legislature recognizes that everyone must share the road. The above sentence is written in Florida Senate Bill 408: Highway Safety. The bill is currently under review by the Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, as subcommittee members examine amendments designed to make sharing the road safer for both bicyclists and motorists. The […]