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 […]
February 15, 2018

MORE HEALTH seeks safety coordinators

MORE HEALTH, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, trains instructors to deliver interactive, exciting health education lessons to students, at no charge to school districts, through funding from local businesses, foundations, and state and federal grants. They are currently looking for adults in Pasco, Hillsborough, and Pinellas counties to become Coordinators in their “On the Road […]
February 13, 2018

New Mural unveiled for Withlacoochee State Trail

A new mural on the Withlacoochee State Trail was unveiled in a public ceremony on Friday, February 9. The mural was designed, implemented, and funded by volunteers of Rails to Trails of the Withlacoochee (RTW) Inc., a Citizen Support Organization (Friends Group) of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks for […]
February 12, 2018

New League Cycling Instructors certified to teach in Tampa Bay region

On Sunday, February 11, 2018, 10 candidates completed a three-day seminar at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) on the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus in Hillsborough County, to become League Cycling Instructors (LCIs). Julie Bond, Senior Researcher at the Center for Urban Transportation Research and Program Director for Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, organized and hosted […]
February 5, 2018

Coast Bike Share celebrates a successful first year in St. Petersburg

One year later, Coast Bike Share in St. Petersburg is more than just coasting. Since the program’s launch, the City of St. Petersburg’s 300 Coast bikes have rolled almost 100,000 miles throughout the greater city area and even as far as Clearwater Beach and beyond. For those counting carbon credits, as of January 1, 2018, […]
February 1, 2018

Safety Harbor Walkability Audit Provides Future Solutions

BY ALICIA PARINELLO, AICP PLANNER, FORWARD PINELLAS For communities looking to become safer and more accessible to all modes of travel, a walkability audit can be part of the answer. Recently, the City of Safety Harbor and Forward Pinellas conducted a walkability audit. Prior to the audit, Forward Pinellas staff reviewed the concept of 20-minute […]
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