Engineering

June 23, 2017

BlockbyBlock ride in St. Petersburg showcases completed and potential Complete Streets

On June 17, 2017, a group of fifty residents, business owners, and St. Petersburg City Council Vice-Chair Lisa Wheeler-Bowman gathered at Crescent Lake Park for the “BlockbyBlock” ride in St. Petersburg. The ride was a six mile tour of existing and proposed bike routes. Eventually, the routes will connect communities and open up travel opportunities, […]
July 20, 2017

Construction contract now in place for new protected cycle track coming to Jackson Street in Downtown Tampa

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is building the first-ever cycle track on a state roadway this year in Downtown Tampa. The project was awarded to a contractor in May, and a construction contract is now in place. The cycle track, which will run along the north side of Jackson Street (State Road 60) from […]
July 24, 2017

Pinellas Trail Reaches Pasco County Border & Completes Critical Coast to Coast Connection

More than 100 citizens, organization representatives, and dignitaries gathered on Thursday, July 20, 2017 to celebrate a very notable addition to the Pinellas Trail. The new trail segment, spanning five miles in length, takes the Pinellas Trail to the Pasco County border and helps complete a crucial section of the statewide Coast to Coast Connector […]
August 9, 2017

Pasco County MPO kicks off multimodal safety study in Northeast Hills region

On the weekend of August 5 and 6, 2017, the Pasco County Planning and Development Department, Transportation Planning Division/Metropolitan Planning Organization (TDP/MPO) interviewed over 150 bicyclists, runners, and walkers at the San Antonio Athletic Complex before and after their rides, runs, and walks.  The event was part of the TDP/MPO’s Planning and Safety Study for […]
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 […]