St. Petersburg

March 3, 2017

St. Petersburg Bike Share program launched, full program implementation underway

The Coast Bike Share Program is now extended from Tampa to St. Petersburg. In November, the soft launch (Phase 1) of the program included the installation of 10 Bike Share hub locations, where bikes can be picked up and dropped off, and 100 demo bikes. A launch event for Phase I of the program was […]
March 6, 2017

Pedestrian and bicyclist safety, accessibility are public health priorities in St. Petersburg

City staff have been working with the Pinellas County Florida Department of Health on the Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) program. The purpose of the program is to improve access and awareness of healthy activity options in Pinellas County. The City of St. Petersburg is moving forward with a plan to improve both knowledge […]
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 31, 2017

St. Pete residents identify local walking needs, work toward Complete Streets

When it comes to walking, there are two St. Petersburgs: One is the St. Petersburg of quiet, narrow brick streets, shaded by live oaks, a nice stroll away from Downtown and world-class trails. According to Walk Score, Downtown St. Petersburg is considered a “walker’s paradise.” Then there’s the other St. Petersburg that makes headlines for […]
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 […]