August 9, 2017

Pasco County MPO kicks off multimodal safety study in Northeast Hills region

On the weekend of August 5 and 6, 2017, the Pasco County Planning and Development Department, Transportation Planning Division/Metropolitan Planning Organization (TDP/MPO) interviewed over 150 bicyclists, runners, and walkers at the San Antonio Athletic Complex before and after their rides, runs, and walks.  The event was part of the TDP/MPO’s Planning and Safety Study for […]
August 14, 2017

“Key to Safety” marks its fifth year educating beach visitors in Tampa Bay to walk with awareness

The summer of 2017 is the fifth consecutive year of the Tampa Bay Key to Safety program, an effort to enhance pedestrian safety on Gulf Boulevard. The goal of the program is to educate and inform folks who are traveling to the hotels along the sunny corridor, a popular vacation spot in the Tampa Bay […]
August 18, 2017

Local businesses receive bronze, silver, and gold Bicycle Friendly Business designations

On August 17, 2017, the League of American Bicyclists recognized 60 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses (BFBs), three of which are located in the Tampa Bay region. According to the League of American Bicyclists, the “Bicycle Friendly America program sets standards for what constitutes a real bicycling culture and environment.” Local businesses are encouraged […]
August 23, 2017

Vision Zero Hillsborough unveils action plan at Tampa Theatre

On August 22, 2017, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) hosted its fourth Vision Zero workshop at the Tampa Theatre in downtown Tampa. The MPO adopted a Vision Zero policy early in 2016 to stop traffic deaths in our county, cities, and neighborhoods, and then hosted a series of workshops throughout the year to get […]
September 1, 2017

Bulls Walk and Bike Week encourages active transportation at University of South Florida

On August 29, 2017, the University of South Florida’s (USF) 6th annual Walk and Bike Week kicked-off at the Tampa campus. This year marks the sixth annual celebration of active transportation on campus.  The event kicked off with a press conference at the College of Engineering Hall of Flags. Dr. Robert Bertini, Director of the Center for Urban Transportation Research, served […]