July 6, 2017

Local author Chip Haynes reminds readers that bicycling is both practical and fun

Remember when you learned to ride a bicycle? After days, maybe weeks of practice, it “clicks.” Suddenly, you work well with gravity. You balance effortlessly, feel the wind on your face as you pick up speed, no longer wobbly. But as we grow older we often forget that feeling. Instead of remaining young and free, […]
July 17, 2017

South Seminole Heights residents come together to paint mandala in intersection

“If Portland can do it, why can’t we?” That was the question Carla Gorman asked her fellow board members of the South Seminole Heights Civic Association almost a year ago. “Why can’t we paint our intersections?” Turns out we can. William Porth, Traffic Studies and Safety Coordinator for the City of Tampa, and a founding […]
July 20, 2017

Construction contract now in place for new protected cycle track coming to Jackson Street in Downtown Tampa

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is building the first-ever cycle track on a state roadway this year in Downtown Tampa. The project was awarded to a contractor in May, and a construction contract is now in place. The cycle track, which will run along the north side of Jackson Street (State Road 60) from […]
July 24, 2017

Pinellas Trail Reaches Pasco County Border & Completes Critical Coast to Coast Connection

More than 100 citizens, organization representatives, and dignitaries gathered on Thursday, July 20, 2017 to celebrate a very notable addition to the Pinellas Trail. The new trail segment, spanning five miles in length, takes the Pinellas Trail to the Pasco County border and helps complete a crucial section of the statewide Coast to Coast Connector […]
August 1, 2017

St. Petersburg collaborators work to reduce health disparities and emphasize the importance of exercise, community safety

On July 8, 2017, a Community Health Awareness Event commenced at the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus with a focus on health equity, both on and off the streets. The event is a result of community partnerships between Healthy St. Petersburg, the Cultural and Linguistic Competence Initiative, the Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative, the […]