Engineering

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 23, 2017

Bike Month in St. Petersburg is more than just a bike ride

As part of the City of St. Petersburg’s official Bike Month celebrations, Mayor Kriseman led his annual Bike to Work Day ride on Friday, May 19. Nearly 100 participants joined the Mayor and his staff in demonstrating how easy it is to commute by bicycle to the City’s urban core. The event featured three departure […]
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, […]