September 14, 2016

Partnerships result in education, safety tools at Pinellas Safe Harbor

Pinellas Safe Harbor is an emergency homeless shelter and the result of a series of partnerships involving the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the City of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County Government, and numerous homeless service providers in Pinellas County. Safe Harbor is also a jail diversion program, which means that part of the organization’s mission is […]
October 10, 2016

Open Streets St. Pete celebrates motorless motion

St. Petersburg hosted its first Open Streets event on Sunday, October 9, 2016 in the Downtown EDGE District to celebrate new and different ways of thinking about transportation. People gathered in the streets around Mirror Lake to participate in a variety of activities including group hula-hoop lessons, roller-skating, cycling, yoga, running, skateboarding, scooting, walking, and […]
October 14, 2016

Teen traffic safety education program expands to cover entire Tampa Bay region

The Florida Department of Transportation’s Teen Traffic Safety Education program started in January of 2013. Since then, the program has expanded to all five counties in District 7 (Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Citrus, and Hernando). Traffic safety education gives teens the information they need to be safer on the streets of the Tampa Bay Area.   […]
October 19, 2016

International Walk to School Day 2016 at Chiles Elementary keeps kids, parents moving

On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, Lawton Chiles Elementary in Tampa invited students, parents, and teachers to walk and bike to school. International Walk to School Day is a global celebration that has been working to encourage alternative modes of transportation that are good for our children since 1997. Chiles Elementary has participated in International Walk […]
October 31, 2016

Rotary Club of the Gulf Beaches launches new pedestrian safety campaign

Moved to action by the high rate of pedestrian injuries and fatalities along Gulf Boulevard, the Rotary Club of the Gulf Beaches is launching a pedestrian safety campaign in the cities of Treasure Island and Madeira Beach. A press conference announcing the campaign was held Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the Bilmar Beach Resort, 10650 […]