You might not even know it but there's a carpooling program you can take advantage of right now.
The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority says there are millions of commuters in our region, so why are only thousands of people actually using this program?
Jason Jackman, a research associate with USF’s Center for Urban Transportation Research, will be talking about WalkWise Tampa Bay, a grassroots initiative focused on providing pedestrian safety education to Florida citizens.
Participants got to explore the new site through Jane’s Walk, a guided tour. The 15-foot-wide trail spans 1.7 miles next to the Selmon Expressway. The shaded Greenway connects Ybor City and the Riverwalk. Runners or riders can also hop on the city-wide trails network of Bayshore Boulevard Linear Park Trail and the McKay Bay Trail.
Coping with the constant flow of traffic on major roadways has become a way of life for people traveling in and around Hillsborough County.
The often nerve-frazzling issue, however, will not be a concern to residents living near one of Temple Terrace’s most heavily trafficked thoroughfares.