September 23, 2019

USF’s Barbara Donerly receives Thomas Locke Memorial Award

By Sara Hendricks, Co-Director, New North Transportation Alliance The members of The New North Transportation Alliance (NNTA) recognized charter member Barbara Donerly with the Thomas Locke Memorial Award at its regular board meeting on September 11, 2019 for her 25 years of service and commitment to promoting transportation alternatives, including walking and bicycling.  At the […]
September 25, 2019

What is #CarFree St. Pete?

By Nicole Roberts, Community Outreach Coordinator, St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership Anyone who’s driven down Central Avenue or Beach Drive in Downtown St. Pete has experienced the struggle of finding parking and navigating the many one-ways. Car-Free St. Pete is encouraging you to skip the struggle and try walking, biking, riding the bus or trolley or […]
September 25, 2019

St. Petersburg hosts first-ever World Car Free Day celebration

Car-Free St. Pete, in coalition with Open Streets St. Pete, hosted the City of St. Petersburg’s first-ever World Car-free Day event on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019. Though World Car-free Day is an international movement, the city’s rendition of the celebration kept the message local, highlighting some of the many advocacy organizations and resources dedicated to helping residents and visitors alike […]
October 30, 2019

Open Streets St. Pete gets people out of their cars and onto the streets

The fourth annual Open Streets St. Pete event was held on Sunday, October 20. The streets were closed to traffic along Bayshore Drive SE and Dan Wheldon Way in Downtown St. Petersburg, allowing attendees to bike, walk, hula hoop, skate, and otherwise enjoy these roadways free of cars. Dan Wheldon way runs along Albert Whitted […]