Websites, mobile applications provide tools to report issues while biking, walking in Tampa Bay

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Websites, mobile applications provide tools to report issues while biking, walking in Tampa Bay

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Issues that create unsafe situations or other poor conditions are best addressed when residents are able to connect with community members, leaders, and local government. Cyclists and pedestrians are able to report poor or unsafe conditions through the “See, Click, Fix” application, utilized in St. Petersburg, and on the City of Tampa’s website and downloadable mobile application. These tools encourage open communication in our communities as we work together to improve bikeability and walkability in the Tampa Bay Area.
St. Petersburg’s “See, Click, Fix” application can be downloaded here, and local issues can be reported via the “See, Click, Fix” St. Petersburg website. For instance, nighttime visibility is vital to the safety of cyclists who ride at night and residents can report broken streetlights, potholes, and other traffic issues. “See, Click, Fix” St. Petersburg maps the issues that users see on the street. Detailed descriptions, photos, and videos can be added to locations where issues have been reported. The application allows users to alert neighbors and government alike, indicates when verified officials acknowledge and respond to reported issues, and allows users to share their concerns via social media sites to get others involved. “See, Click, Fix” St. Petersburg is available for download with iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, and Blackberry mobile devices.
The City of Tampa website also has tools for reporting concerns with traffic, potholes, and sidewalks. If a cyclist sees a dangerous pothole in or around a bike lane, it can be reported here. Issues with traffic enforcement or congestion can be reported here. Sidewalks can be requested in areas where they are needed by contacting the City of Tampa’s Customer Service Center. The Customer Service Center can also be contacted through the City of Tampa’s mobile application. Click here to download the application today and get involved with pedestrian and cyclist safety in your neighborhood.

To report issues in Hillsborough County:
https://service.hillsboroughcounty.org/311/roads-sidewalks/

For Pinellas County:
http://www.pinellascounty.org/reportanissue/

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