Encouragement

December 18, 2017

Seminole Heights community provides mobility input to “Keep the Heights Moving” in 2018

On December 15, 2017, the Florida Department of Transportation presented preliminary findings from the Heights Mobility Study at the Seminole Heights Branch Library. The study uses the slogan “Keep the Heights Moving” which, according to FDOT Project Manager Stephen Benson, refers to all modes of transportation—bicycling, walking, driving, and transit—but also moving forward in terms […]
January 16, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018 brings Tampa Bay region’s residents together to walk and bike in annual parade

The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 15, brought the Tampa Bay community together to honor Dr. King’s life and legacy. The two-mile parade is the pinnacle of a week of activity dedicated to the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and is in its 29th year as a commemorative, […]
January 19, 2018

Resurfacing on M.L.K. Street in St. Petersburg an opportunity for “Complete Streets” initiative in early 2018

As Pinellas County moves forward into the New Year, community members can expect to see changes on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. in St. Petersburg, in the effort to make it more of a “Complete Street”. In early 2018, M.L.K will be resurfaced and re-striped between 5th Ave North and 34th Ave North. At the end […]
January 25, 2018

Kenneth City Police Department provides bicycles to those in need at Pinellas Hope

Community partnerships are the key to success as citizens and leaders of the Tampa Bay region work to make bicycling an accessible mode of transportation throughout the area. The Bike/Walk Tampa Bay coalition’s connection to the Kenneth City Police Department is one of these valued and important partnerships, and we want to recognize the work […]
February 1, 2018

Safety Harbor Walkability Audit Provides Future Solutions

BY ALICIA PARINELLO, AICP PLANNER, FORWARD PINELLAS For communities looking to become safer and more accessible to all modes of travel, a walkability audit can be part of the answer. Recently, the City of Safety Harbor and Forward Pinellas conducted a walkability audit. Prior to the audit, Forward Pinellas staff reviewed the concept of 20-minute […]