Encouragement

April 25, 2017

HART launches HyperLINK program

On Monday, April 24, Hillborough Area Regional Transit (HART) launched its HyperLINK program to accommodate travelers near the University of South Florida, Carrollwood and Brandon areas. HyperLINK transports riders to and from bus stops to cut travel time and solve the first mile/last mile predicament many people find themselves in. According to public transit consultant […]
April 27, 2017

Vision Zero Hillsborough brings together Temple Terrace Mayor, residents and local stakeholders to paint pop-up bike lane on Bullard Parkway Bridge

On April 25, 2017, a group of public officials, employees, and committed citizens met at the Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church to paint a neon green bike lane on the Bullard Parkway Bridge. The event was part of a series of Vision Zero workshops hosted by the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO); Vision Zero is a […]
April 28, 2017

Connecting an Underserved Community in Pinellas

By Hilary Lehman, Forward Pinellas Residents of Lealman and Kenneth City could soon have a safe, healthy option for transportation in their area – one that doesn’t require a car. Forward Pinellas and consultant AECOM, in collaboration with Pinellas County, are in the midst of a planning study that is the first step in making […]
May 10, 2017

History Bike Tampa tours highlight the city’s InVision plan

“Tours aren’t just for tourists!” This is the motto of History Bike Tampa, launched in 2013. The organization is dedicated to telling the history of Tampa through themed guided bicycle tours. And, now, History Bike Tampa is showcasing how far we have come. Five years ago, the City’s InVision plan to improve our communities was […]
May 22, 2017

“Bike Your City” ride encourages bicycling in Clearwater

By Hilary Lehman, Forward Pinellas On May 19, 2017 about 80 attendees converged on downtown Clearwater to celebrate National Bike to Work Day for the inaugural Bike Your City event. About 40 cyclists rode the four-mile route created by Forward Pinellas, Pinellas County’s land use and transportation planning agency. The event was hosted by the City […]