December 9, 2019

Walk Bike Drive highlights safety challenges and asks drivers to take a pledge

Every city has challenging travel corridors where vehicles traveling at higher speeds mingle with people trying to get where they need to go on foot and by bike. It can be a dangerous combination. The Walk Bike Drive awareness campaign is striving to change that by not only calling attention to safer driving behaviors on […]
December 9, 2019

St. Petersburg Bicycle Friendly Businesses learn about Vision Zero Network’s approach to safety

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019 the City of St. Petersburg, in collaboration with Pedal Power Promoters, hosted an invitation-only luncheon featuring keynote, Leah Shahum, Founder and Director of Vision Zero Network. The city invited local businesses who have been certified as Bicycle FriendlyTM by the League of American Bicyclists as well as Complete Streets Committee members. […]
February 18, 2020

Teen Traffic Safety Education reaches over 4,500 students during Fall Semester

During the 2019 Fall semester, over 4,500 students attending high schools throughout Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties participated in the Teen Traffic Safety Education program. Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) presenters delivered 213 presentations in 40 different high schools. The in-classroom curriculum covers Florida traffic laws for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists beginning […]
February 18, 2020

Fourth grader’s green bike lane project wins top prize at Hillsborough Regional STEM Fair

Fourth grader, Teagan, often rides her bike to school. When arriving and departing from school, she noticed that parents were often idling their vehicles in the bike lane while waiting to pick up or drop off their children. She had an idea: what if the bike lane was painted? Would it be more noticeable to […]
April 2, 2020

Walking, biking, and COVID-19: A regional resource guide

Being diligent during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic doesn’t mean you have to stay indoors. Following a few basic guidelines, like avoiding group rides and making sure to leave a minimum of six feet when next to or when passing another person, means you can enjoy walks and bike rides while still protecting yourself and others […]