Hillsborough

September 17, 2019

Tampa’s cultural institutions along Riverwalk recently named Bicycle Friendly Businesses

Summer is winding down… if you’re looking for a way to entertain the family, consider visiting Tampa’s close-in cultural hub by bike! With the assistance of Tampa Downtown Partnership and Pedal Power Promoters, a significant portion of the cultural institutions along the Riverwalk rallied to support bicycling and ultimately be named Bicycle Friendly BusinessesSM by […]
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 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

Educating the next generation of drivers

The Teen Traffic Safety Education Program is provided annually to Tampa Bay high school students enrolled in Driver’s Education.  During the 2019/20 school year, the program will impact 48 high schools in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Citrus and Hernando counties. Students are taught important laws for driving appropriately alongside vulnerable road users, and  for walking and bicycling.   First, students take a pre-test to establish baseline knowledge […]
October 23, 2019

Students across the region participate in Walk to School Day

On October 2, 2019, hundreds of kids from dozens of schools all across the Tampa Bay region participated in International Walk to School Day, along with family members, school personnel, and local advocates. One of the schools participating was Tampa Bay Boulevard Elementary School. City of Tampa Mayor Jane Castor joined in the walk. The […]