Engineering

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 […]
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 […]
February 28, 2018

Regional and national leaders speak at Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, regional and nationally-renowned transportation experts came together for the first-ever Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit, held at the Glazer Children’s Museum in downtown Tampa. The summit, hosted by the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) with support from four other Gulf Coast area MPOs, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, the Florida Department of […]
March 23, 2018

Local leaders recognized for contributions to safety, Vision Zero

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at a reception at the Franklin Manor in downtown Tampa, the five Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) in the Tampa Bay area (Hernando/Citrus, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota/Manatee) along with Walk Bike Tampa and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, presented awards to individuals for their contributions to the region. There were two award […]
July 20, 2018

Summer Summit brings community together to move region forward

On July 19, 2018, the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Advisory Board  hosted its Summer Summit at the University Mall in Uptown Tampa. Nearly 100 regional stakeholders and members of the public gathered together to participate in conversations about bicycling and walking. Prior to the official start of the summit, some attendees took a tour of […]