October 10, 2016

Open Streets St. Pete celebrates motorless motion

St. Petersburg hosted its first Open Streets event on Sunday, October 9, 2016 in the Downtown EDGE District to celebrate new and different ways of thinking about transportation. People gathered in the streets around Mirror Lake to participate in a variety of activities including group hula-hoop lessons, roller-skating, cycling, yoga, running, skateboarding, scooting, walking, and […]
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 […]
October 19, 2016

International Walk to School Day 2016 at Chiles Elementary keeps kids, parents moving

On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, Lawton Chiles Elementary in Tampa invited students, parents, and teachers to walk and bike to school. International Walk to School Day is a global celebration that has been working to encourage alternative modes of transportation that are good for our children since 1997. Chiles Elementary has participated in International Walk […]
October 20, 2016

Plan for shared use bike/walk path connecting USF to Temple Terrace garners local support

Temple Terrace has planned for future population growth since the city’s Mobility Element group was formed by Hillsborough County’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) in 2004. Since then, a comprehensive plan was developed to analyze current infrastructure and design bicycle/pedestrian improvements for the city to implement as it grows and changes with time. The plan was […]