January 25, 2017

Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals opens new Tampa Bay Chapter

The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) has just opened a new chapter in the Tampa Bay Region. The mission of APBP “is to grow the pedestrian and bicycle profession and its influence by facilitating the exchange of professional and technical knowledge, elevating practitioners’ skills and defining the field.” Chapter members are given access to […]
January 26, 2017

HART expands Fresh Food On-the-Go Farmers Market to second location

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) has taken a step forward in its quest to empower the community to live healthier, longer and stronger lives. Local transit supports bicycling and walking by shortening commutes and transporting bicycles on buses, and HART considers healthy food necessary fuel for those activities. HART and their partner Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful launched […]
February 1, 2017

Tampa Bay area employers named among the 2017 Best Workplaces for Commuters

Tampa Bay area employers are among 231+ workplaces in the United States that have committed to employer-provided commuter benefits that result in at least 14 percent of their employee base not driving alone to work within a 12-month period. These employers offer several commuter benefit options to their employees, which may include transit pass subsidies, […]
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 […]
February 10, 2017

One Bus Away app increases communication with riders, adds feedback feature for Android

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) has recently bridged possible gaps in communication with transit riders via the One Bus Away application. HART is the first agency in Florida to directly partner with SeeClickFix, Inc., a communications platform. Results of the partnership include improvements to the application that allow users to share information with […]