Engineering

November 21, 2016

City of Tampa recognized by League of American Bicyclists as a Bicycle Friendly Community

Over the past year, collective action to improve safety for both cyclists and pedestrians has increased significantly, and continues to increase, to accommodate Tampa’s rising population. Most importantly, the Bay Area’s recent efforts have helped keep our growing multi-modal community safe and connected. Community partners, government agencies, and grassroots organizations have worked together with citizens […]
December 1, 2016

University of South Florida named Silver Bicycle Friendly University by League of American Bicyclists

On November 29, 2016, the League of American Bicyclists designated the University of South Florida (USF) Tampa campus as a Silver-level Bicycle Friendly University. USF made the announcement at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR). There are numerous programs and amenities on campus such as on-site bicycle registration, a network of bicycle repair stations, […]
January 12, 2017

Local agencies and organizations seek to increase and improve bicycle parking facilities for Tampa Bay Area commuters

In recent years, many organizations in the Tampa Bay Area have increased the availability of bicycle parking facilities for employees, students, and customers. These organizations want to encourage bicycle commuting as a measure that bolsters the health and productivity of communities. In Pinellas County, St. Petersburg recently obtained 325 bicycle racks to be distributed throughout […]
January 30, 2017

Clearwater implements Pop-Up North Marina Community Streets Experiment

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, the city of Clearwater’s staff and community volunteers worked to beautify the roadway along Fort Harrison Avenue. Saturday’s “Paint and Installation Day” is part of the Pop-Up North Marina Community Streets Experiment, a two month long endeavor that features temporary installations using paint and other materials on select streets in […]
February 3, 2017

New Protected Cycle Track Coming to Downtown Tampa

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will be building the first-ever cycle track on a state roadway this year in Downtown Tampa. The cycle track, which will run along the north side of Jackson Street (State Road 60) from Ashley Drive to Nebraska Avenue, is considered to be a type of “urban shared-use path,” and […]