January 19, 2015

WalkWise Tampa Bay provides innovative safety presentations

WalkWise Tampa Bay is a grassroots initiative that provides innovative pedestrian safety education to citizens. Pedestrian safety is an issue that affects everyone. We are all pedestrians at some point during our day. The WalkWise campaign provides a free interactive 30-minute presentation with time for discussion to anyone living or working in select Florida counties. Through […]
March 24, 2017

Kenneth City’s “Biking with a Badge” event brings residents and law enforcement together

For this year’s Florida Bike Month, the Kenneth City Police Department wanted to do more than simply give bikes away, says Community Policing Officer Brittani Berg. On Wednesday, March 15, the police department held its second “Biking with a Badge” event. “We want to encourage that sense of fun and accomplishment that comes with group […]
March 20, 2017

Temple Terrace’s “Bike with the Mayor” ride brings local cyclists together on a cold Florida day

On March 17th 2017, the city of Temple Terrace held its fourth annual “Bike with the Mayor” day in celebration of Florida Bike Month. The event was free and open to all riders. At 7:30 a.m. cyclists, friends, neighbors, colleagues and volunteers enjoyed free coffee, doughnuts, and bagels while chatting with other cyclists before the […]
March 16, 2017

Upcoming Complete Streets Workshops in St. Petersburg seek public input on bike/walk projects, priorities

Monday, March 20, 2017 kicks off a series of public workshops in St. Petersburg as the city moves forward with its Complete Streets Implementation Plan. According to Smart Growth America, “Complete Streets” are streets for everyone. They are designed and operated to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, and transit riders […]
March 13, 2017

Operation Blindspot event raises awareness for pedestrian safety issues with group walk

On March 9, the first Operation Blindspot event was held in Treasure Island and Madeira Beach. Participants walked from the Treasure Island Community Center to the St. Petersburg Lions Club Beach House to raise awareness about pedestrian safety, especially regarding pedestrians who are blind. Steve Yost is a retired civil engineer and a member of […]
March 10, 2017

ShiftStPete works to improve transportation infrastructure at the community level

ShiftStPete is a grassroots organization seeking structural change and improvements to mobility conditions for all bicyclists and pedestrians in St. Petersburg. The St. Pete community is a vibrant and progressive one, and ShiftStPete is one of many examples of people coming together to advocate for what matters to them. For the folks at ShiftStPete, what […]