Community Events

Pictures of Community Events

January 26, 2017

HART expands Fresh Food On-the-Go Farmers Market to second location

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) has taken a step forward in its quest to empower the community to live healthier, longer and stronger lives. Local transit supports bicycling and walking by shortening commutes and transporting bicycles on buses, and HART considers healthy food necessary fuel for those activities. HART and their partner Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful launched […]
January 30, 2017

Clearwater implements Pop-Up North Marina Community Streets Experiment

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, the city of Clearwater’s staff and community volunteers worked to beautify the roadway along Fort Harrison Avenue. Saturday’s “Paint and Installation Day” is part of the Pop-Up North Marina Community Streets Experiment, a two month long endeavor that features temporary installations using paint and other materials on select streets in […]
February 24, 2017

Plant City seeks feedback from community in efforts to become bikeable, walkable

A Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan is currently in the process of being developed for Plant City. The Hillsborough MPO is working to provide safe walking and bicycling routes that connect residents with local businesses and create links between recreation areas. On Thursday, February 2, an open-house format community meeting was held at the Bruton […]
March 1, 2017

Florida Bike Month events span the region, encourage bicycling

March is the perfect time of year to ride a bicycle in Florida, so much so that the Florida Bicycle Association designates March as Florida Bike Month due to the wonderful weather. March is also a great time to try cycling; there will be plenty of events celebrating bicycling and providing opportunities to participate in […]
March 13, 2017

Operation Blindspot event raises awareness for pedestrian safety issues with group walk

On March 9, the first Operation Blindspot event was held in Treasure Island and Madeira Beach. Participants walked from the Treasure Island Community Center to the St. Petersburg Lions Club Beach House to raise awareness about pedestrian safety, especially regarding pedestrians who are blind. Steve Yost is a retired civil engineer and a member of […]