Engineering

May 20, 2015

Network of Bicycle Fix-it Stations expands; new station launched at transit stop

A network of do-it-yourself bicycle fix-it stations continues to grow throughout FDOT District Seven. The latest station was installed at a HART transit stop located directly in front of the FDOT District Office on McKinley Drive. “Transit stops provide a great location to provide bicyclists support with tools for quick repairs and air for their […]
June 18, 2015

Westshore plans for walkers and bicycle riders

New and exciting things are happening for Tampa’s Westshore district! Representatives from Westshore alliance, City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, have teamed up with the University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design (USF SACD) to create a more walkable and pedestrian oriented area. It’s a team effort with local government agencies, business […]
June 18, 2015

Citizens welcome Courtney Campbell Trail

Bicyclists and pedestrians can now ride or walk from Pinellas to Hillsborough easily using the new 4-mile section of the Courtney Campbell Trail. The original Courtney Campbell Causeway Bridge only had 2-foot shoulders to accommodate cyclists and pedestrians. Now open to the public, the new and improved bridge is a separate structure that provides a […]
June 18, 2015

Boy Scout Blvd. gets pedestrian-friendly facelift

Boy Scout Blvd. is new and improved thanks to new sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes and roadway resurfacing. This pedestrian-friendly face lift is all part of a newly completed $4.6 million transportation project. Resurfacing spread from O’Brien St. to Dale Mabry Hwy in Tampa’s Westshore district. Wider, pedestrian-friendly sidewalks and enhanced crosswalks in the corridor were […]
August 5, 2015

Fletcher Avenue complete streets project wins award

When Fletcher Avenue was identified as an area of high pedestrian crash rates, our friends at Hillsborough County, Florida Department of Transportation, WalkWise Tampa Bay and the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization joined together in an effort to make the area safer – with award winning results! Construction of the $5 million Complete Streets project […]