Encouragement

August 14, 2017

“Key to Safety” marks its fifth year educating beach visitors in Tampa Bay to walk with awareness

The summer of 2017 is the fifth consecutive year of the Tampa Bay Key to Safety program, an effort to enhance pedestrian safety on Gulf Boulevard. The goal of the program is to educate and inform folks who are traveling to the hotels along the sunny corridor, a popular vacation spot in the Tampa Bay […]
August 18, 2017

Local businesses receive bronze, silver, and gold Bicycle Friendly Business designations

On August 17, 2017, the League of American Bicyclists recognized 60 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses (BFBs), three of which are located in the Tampa Bay region. According to the League of American Bicyclists, the “Bicycle Friendly America program sets standards for what constitutes a real bicycling culture and environment.” Local businesses are encouraged […]
August 23, 2017

Vision Zero Hillsborough unveils action plan at Tampa Theatre

On August 22, 2017, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) hosted its fourth Vision Zero workshop at the Tampa Theatre in downtown Tampa. The MPO adopted a Vision Zero policy early in 2016 to stop traffic deaths in our county, cities, and neighborhoods, and then hosted a series of workshops throughout the year to get […]
August 31, 2017

Coast Bike Share continues to expand, connecting people and places in the Tampa Bay region

Coast Bike Share is the Tampa Bay region’s official bike share program, providing 700 bikes located at 60+ hubs across downtown Tampa, downtown St. Petersburg, and the University of South Florida Tampa campus. Coast bicycles offer flexibility for one-way bike rides, helping people get around town in a fun, healthy, and environmentally-friendly way. With support […]
September 1, 2017

Bulls Walk and Bike Week encourages active transportation at University of South Florida

On August 29, 2017, the University of South Florida’s (USF) 6th annual Walk and Bike Week kicked-off at the Tampa campus. This year marks the sixth annual celebration of active transportation on campus.  The event kicked off with a press conference at the College of Engineering Hall of Flags. Dr. Robert Bertini, Director of the Center for Urban Transportation Research, served […]