April 7, 2016

USF’s dedicated police officers increase campus safety through visibility, education, enforcement

The USF Bicycle Squad is a Special Deployment Unit of the USF Police Department. The squad is made up of 10 sworn officers who are bike certified. Officers complete 40 hours of training with the International Police Mountain Bike Association or the Law Enforcement Bicycle Association to become authorized to ride police bikes. Students and […]
April 8, 2016

OneBusAway app provides real-time transit info

Many of us are familiar with current transportation technologies like Uber and Lyft: download an application, enter your credit card information, find drivers, wait a few minutes, and get picked up. But what if you could pay much less and reap similar benefits by taking the bus? According to Dr. Sean Barbeau, you can. Barbeau […]
April 19, 2016

Pinellas County envisions zero traffic deaths

Pinellas County is well known for the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail, one of the state’s first rail-to-trail projects, which extends nearly 50 miles from Tarpon Springs to St. Petersburg. As a compact, densely developed urban county with multiple cities and development centers, Pinellas has many walkable and bike-friendly communities.   Pinellas also has many fast, […]
April 26, 2016

Safe Routes to School’s “Walking School Bus” makes a difference at Mort Elementary, parent says

Lashonda Copeland is the lead “Walking School Bus” driver at Mort Elementary. She is a mother of four, and two of her children attend school at Mort. Lashonda and her co-leader Lou Anne Charles lead 22 children to school and back each day with the help of two other volunteers. On March 29, 2016 Lashonda […]
April 29, 2016

May is National Bike Month!

National Bike Month is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists to encourage bicycling in communities all over the country. Bicycling saves money and helps to preserve your health and the environment. Celebrate locally in Tampa Bay as a variety of biking events take place: International Bike to School Day is May 4th, 2014, and […]