Engineering

September 24, 2018

Complete Streets Update: Martin Luther King, Jr. Street in St. Petersburg

Wondering what all the buzz is about in St. Petersburg regarding Complete Streets and resurfacing Martin Luther King, Jr. Street (MLK)? Complete Streets, as a concept, has been a part of conversations in the city’s transportation sphere for years now and the philosophy behind Complete Streets has benefitted numerous projects along the way. The first […]
October 22, 2018

Walk of Silence memorializes victims of traffic crashes

On the morning of October 6, 2015, 17-year-old Alexis Miranda was killed on Busch Boulevard while crossing the road to get to school. After her mother, Valerie Jones, received the terrible news, she turned her mourning into a mission to prevent more families from experiencing her tragedy. As an advocate for Vision Zero Hillsborough, Jones’s […]
November 9, 2018

BWTB Fall Summit dives into making streets safer for everyone

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) held its 2018 Fall Summit on November 8. Approximately 60 stakeholders, business owners, and citizens gathered in a large meeting hall provided by the St. Petersburg College Clearwater campus. Kent McWaters, Vice Chair of BWTB, welcomed everyone then turned the stage over to Secretary David Gwynn, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) […]
November 13, 2018

St. Petersburg celebrates the “new” MLK at Tour de MLK event

Those who walk and bicycle in St. Petersburg have one more reason to be thankful this November. On the morning of November 10, 2018 the City of St. Petersburg, in partnership with Coast Bike Share, hosted Tour de MLK, a reception and bicycle ride celebrating the completion of a key component of the city’s bicycle-pedestrian […]
December 18, 2018

More than 60 pedestrian projects featured in Westshore Alliance Action Plan

By Michael Maurino, Westshore Alliance Bicycle boulevards, trails, sidewalks, and linear parks are topping the list of transportation priorities included in Westshore Alliance’s newly published Transportation Action Plan. More than 100 transportation improvements that Westshore residents and businesses will need in the next 25 years are identified in the plan. Pedestrian improvements throughout Westshore account […]