October 13, 2020

Registration opens for Florida’s Statewide Mobility Week Employer Roundtable

Join Best Workplaces for Commuters and the Florida Department of Transportation during Florida’s Mobility Week for a statewide roundtable discussion focusing on COVID-19 impacts on commuting and Florida’s transition back to the workplace. The roundtable discussion will include COVID-19 related workforce impacts to employee commuting and the potential continuation of positive commuter trends post-pandemic, telework […]
October 13, 2020

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month – Videos highlight work zone and crosswalk safety

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Seven is in the process of installing four new Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons on Busch Boulevard in Tampa, providing more options for people walking to safely cross the busy roadway. To support this effort, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, as part of its Walk Bike Drive program, produced two safety PSA […]
December 9, 2020

Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (PHB) education on Busch & Park Boulevards

An education initiative was recently launched for pedestrian hybrid beacons (PHBs) located on Park Boulevard in Pinellas County and on Busch Boulevard in Hillsborough County. Ginger Regalado, FDOT District Seven, shared details from the Walk Bike Drive PHB safety education campaign at the BWTB Forum. Some key strategies for reaching diverse audiences include roadside billboards, […]
February 4, 2021

Signal cabinet art increases pedestrian awareness and encourages crosswalk use

Placing colorful and engaging artwork near sidewalks and crosswalks is a great way to reach people walking and makes streets more inviting. Ginger Regalado, Bicyclist & Pedestrian Program Manager for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Seven, saw an opportunity to place artwork where people walking would see the art—on signal cabinets adjacent to […]