April 28, 2017

Connecting an Underserved Community in Pinellas

By Hilary Lehman, Forward Pinellas Residents of Lealman and Kenneth City could soon have a safe, healthy option for transportation in their area – one that doesn’t require a car. Forward Pinellas and consultant AECOM, in collaboration with Pinellas County, are in the midst of a planning study that is the first step in making […]
May 23, 2017

Bike Month in St. Petersburg is more than just a bike ride

As part of the City of St. Petersburg’s official Bike Month celebrations, Mayor Kriseman led his annual Bike to Work Day ride on Friday, May 19. Nearly 100 participants joined the Mayor and his staff in demonstrating how easy it is to commute by bicycle to the City’s urban core. The event featured three departure […]
June 23, 2017

BlockbyBlock ride in St. Petersburg showcases completed and potential Complete Streets

On June 17, 2017, a group of fifty residents, business owners, and St. Petersburg City Council Vice-Chair Lisa Wheeler-Bowman gathered at Crescent Lake Park for the “BlockbyBlock” ride in St. Petersburg. The ride was a six mile tour of existing and proposed bike routes. Eventually, the routes will connect communities and open up travel opportunities, […]
July 24, 2017

Pinellas Trail Reaches Pasco County Border & Completes Critical Coast to Coast Connection

More than 100 citizens, organization representatives, and dignitaries gathered on Thursday, July 20, 2017 to celebrate a very notable addition to the Pinellas Trail. The new trail segment, spanning five miles in length, takes the Pinellas Trail to the Pasco County border and helps complete a crucial section of the statewide Coast to Coast Connector […]