March 10, 2017

ShiftStPete works to improve transportation infrastructure at the community level

ShiftStPete is a grassroots organization seeking structural change and improvements to mobility conditions for all bicyclists and pedestrians in St. Petersburg. The St. Pete community is a vibrant and progressive one, and ShiftStPete is one of many examples of people coming together to advocate for what matters to them. For the folks at ShiftStPete, what […]
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 […]
March 20, 2017

Temple Terrace’s “Bike with the Mayor” ride brings local cyclists together

The city of Temple Terrace held its fourth annual “Bike with the Mayor” day in celebration of Florida Bike Month on March 17 2017. At 7:30 a.m. cyclists, friends, neighbors, colleagues and volunteers enjoyed coffee, doughnuts, and bagels while chatting with other cyclists before the ride. Bike repairs, helmet fittings, bike lights, commemorative green t-shirts (a […]
March 24, 2017

Kenneth City’s “Biking with a Badge” event brings residents and law enforcement together

For this year’s Florida Bike Month, the Kenneth City Police Department wanted to do more than simply give bikes away, says Community Policing Officer Brittani Berg. On Wednesday, March 15, the police department held its second “Biking with a Badge” event. “We want to encourage that sense of fun and accomplishment that comes with group […]
March 29, 2017

Walk Like MADD event on USF Tampa campus fights to end drunk driving, raises funds and awareness

Tampa’s 10th Annual Walk Like MADD event took place on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the USF Tampa Campus, welcoming 578 people to join MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® in a 5k walk. The purpose of the walk is not only to raise funds, but awareness as well, emphasizing three main components: to inspire […]