Enforcement

March 29, 2017

Walk Like MADD event on USF Tampa campus fights to end drunk driving, raises funds and awareness

Tampa’s 10th Annual Walk Like MADD event took place on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the USF Tampa Campus, welcoming 578 people to join MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® in a 5k walk. The purpose of the walk is not only to raise funds, but awareness as well, emphasizing three main components: to inspire […]
June 20, 2017

Local “Vision Zero” leaders discuss efforts to make streets safer

The “People, Places and Perspectives” event on June 14, 2017 kicked off with a conversation between Beth Alden, Executive Director of the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Whit Blanton, Executive Director of Forward Pinellas (formerly Pinellas MPO). The conversation was moderated by Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Board Chair Jane Castor, and centered around Vision Zero, […]
July 5, 2017

Police cruisers and other local agency vehicles to display “3 Feet Law” decals prominently on rear windshields

Law enforcement cruisers and other agency vehicles in the region will display the message “Share the Road – 3 Feet, It’s the Law” on their vehicles. The decals extend along the width of the vehicles’ rear windshields where they are easy for other drivers to see. The message reminds drivers they are required by law […]
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 […]
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 […]