Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit wins “Future of the Region” award

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Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit wins “Future of the Region” award

he Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (TBRPC) held their 26th Annual Future of the Region Awards program on Friday, May 19. The first-ever Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit held on February 27 received an award in the category of Transportation and Mobility. Beth Alden, Executive Director of the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization, accepted the award on behalf of the planning committee composed of regional Metropolitan Planning Organizations, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, District Seven of the Florida Department of Transportation, and Walk Bike Tampa, The Summit emphasized the Vision Zero message that we can no longer accept that people are dying and being injured in our region and we must be open to new ideas if we’re going to be effective in saving the life of people who are our loved ones, friends, family and neighbors.

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