July 29, 2016

Community partners come together to improve pedestrian safety on Palm Avenue in Ybor City

Many students, tourists, and Tampa residents regularly visit the Historic Ybor City District in Tampa for school, work, and play. Hillsborough Community College (HCC) students and staff, along with local residents, expressed safety concerns for pedestrians walking near the college and Centro Ybor. In response to these concerns, the City of Tampa assembled a Road […]
November 21, 2016

City of Tampa recognized by League of American Bicyclists as a Bicycle Friendly Community

Over the past year, collective action to improve safety for both cyclists and pedestrians has increased significantly, and continues to increase, to accommodate Tampa’s rising population. Most importantly, the Bay Area’s recent efforts have helped keep our growing multi-modal community safe and connected. Community partners, government agencies, and grassroots organizations have worked together with citizens […]
May 10, 2017

History Bike Tampa tours highlight the city’s InVision plan

“Tours aren’t just for tourists!” This is the motto of History Bike Tampa, launched in 2013. The organization is dedicated to telling the history of Tampa through themed guided bicycle tours. And, now, History Bike Tampa is showcasing how far we have come. Five years ago, the City’s InVision plan to improve our communities was […]
July 20, 2017

Construction contract now in place for new protected cycle track coming to Jackson Street in Downtown Tampa

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is building the first-ever cycle track on a state roadway this year in Downtown Tampa. The project was awarded to a contractor in May, and a construction contract is now in place. The cycle track, which will run along the north side of Jackson Street (State Road 60) from […]
October 2, 2017

Do the Local Motion returns to get people moving while learning about Tampa

Do the Local Motion is back this October with free guided walking tours of Downtown Tampa, highlighting the area’s architecture, public art or historical locations.  Guided tours are a great way to uncover local culture, both indoors and outdoors, with an informed leader. Participants learn about the city and also get a daily dose of […]