Hillsborough

September 12, 2016

WalkWise Tampa Bay presenters teach safety at Middleton High School

At the beginning of the school year, Middleton High School students gathered in the school’s auditorium for a WalkWise Tampa Bay presentation, to learn about ways to safely walk or bike to and from school. The high school is located just off Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa, a busy corridor that many Middleton students must cross […]
September 13, 2016

Bulls Walk and Bike Week promotes safe walking and cycling to USF students

Bulls Walk and Bike Week is held once a year at the University of South Florida (USF) Tampa Campus. The purpose of Bulls Walk and Bike Week is to educate and encourage students to Walk Wise, Bike Smart, and Drive Alert. This year marks the fifth Bulls Walk and Bike Week, and the event provides […]
October 6, 2016

Websites, mobile applications provide tools to report issues while biking, walking in Tampa Bay

Issues that create unsafe situations or other poor conditions are best addressed when residents are able to connect with community members, leaders, and local government. Cyclists and pedestrians are able to report poor or unsafe conditions through the “See, Click, Fix” application, utilized in St. Petersburg, and on the City of Tampa’s website and downloadable […]
October 14, 2016

Teen traffic safety education program expands to cover entire Tampa Bay region

The Florida Department of Transportation’s Teen Traffic Safety Education program started in January of 2013. Since then, the program has expanded to all five counties in District 7 (Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Citrus, and Hernando). Traffic safety education gives teens the information they need to be safer on the streets of the Tampa Bay Area.   […]
October 18, 2016

Tampa sees progress, makes top 50 best bike cities list in U.S.

Chicago, San Francisco, Portland, and New York are cities we expect to see on Bicycling magazine’s top 50 Best Bike Cities list. This year, a city that has never before seen such an accolade found its way into the top 50. That’s right.  We’ve come a long way, Tampa Bay. Every two years Bicycling magazine […]