September 17, 2019

Best Workplaces for Commuters program recognizes Florida employers, universities and sites

Being commuter-friendly has an extra perk for Florida employers––applying to become a certified Best Workplace for Commuters (BWC) employer is free! BWC is a Florida-based national program seeking to change how Americans commute to work each day by supporting companies that provide their employees with great alternatives to driving alone. Because the program is headquartered […]
September 17, 2019

Boys and Girls Club youths take a Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safer Journey course

This summer, youths participating in the Boys and Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay attended a Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safer Journey course. The two-day program included in-classroom learning and a bicycle rodeo. One goal of the program was to start a conversation about the importance of safe walking and biking. On the first day, the boys […]
September 23, 2019

USF’s Barbara Donerly receives Thomas Locke Memorial Award

By Sara Hendricks, Co-Director, New North Transportation Alliance The members of The New North Transportation Alliance (NNTA) recognized charter member Barbara Donerly with the Thomas Locke Memorial Award at its regular board meeting on September 11, 2019 for her 25 years of service and commitment to promoting transportation alternatives, including walking and bicycling.  At the […]
September 25, 2019

What is #CarFree St. Pete?

By Nicole Roberts, Community Outreach Coordinator, St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership Anyone who’s driven down Central Avenue or Beach Drive in Downtown St. Pete has experienced the struggle of finding parking and navigating the many one-ways. Car-Free St. Pete is encouraging you to skip the struggle and try walking, biking, riding the bus or trolley or […]
September 25, 2019

St. Petersburg hosts first-ever World Car Free Day celebration

Car-Free St. Pete, in coalition with Open Streets St. Pete, hosted the City of St. Petersburg’s first-ever World Car-free Day event on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019. Though World Car-free Day is an international movement, the city’s rendition of the celebration kept the message local, highlighting some of the many advocacy organizations and resources dedicated to helping residents and visitors alike […]