April 5, 2016

Bicycle Action Committee makes biking safe and easy for USF students, employees

The University of South Florida Bicycle Action Committee was founded by Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Program Director, Julie Bond. Since, the group has been working to make USF a bicycle friendly campus. “I wanted to bring everyone together to make biking a priority on USF’s campus,” she says.   Students at University of South Florida are […]
April 7, 2016

USF’s dedicated police officers increase campus safety through visibility, education, enforcement

The USF Bicycle Squad is a Special Deployment Unit of the USF Police Department. The squad is made up of 10 sworn officers who are bike certified. Officers complete 40 hours of training with the International Police Mountain Bike Association or the Law Enforcement Bicycle Association to become authorized to ride police bikes. Students and […]
April 8, 2016

OneBusAway app provides real-time transit info

Many of us are familiar with current transportation technologies like Uber and Lyft: download an application, enter your credit card information, find drivers, wait a few minutes, and get picked up. But what if you could pay much less and reap similar benefits by taking the bus? According to Dr. Sean Barbeau, you can. Barbeau […]
April 12, 2016

Gulfport Loop Trail Plan Passes

Mayor Sam Henderson is working hard to enhance the opportunities available to the cycling and walking communities of Gulfport and beyond. On April 5th, the trail plan Mayor Henderson has been advocating for finally passed. The plan is to bring the trails into the heart of Gulfport. In addition to adding a connection between the […]
April 19, 2016

Pinellas County envisions zero traffic deaths

Pinellas County is well known for the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail, one of the state’s first rail-to-trail projects, which extends nearly 50 miles from Tarpon Springs to St. Petersburg. As a compact, densely developed urban county with multiple cities and development centers, Pinellas has many walkable and bike-friendly communities.   Pinellas also has many fast, […]