October 26, 2018

National Interscholastic Cycling Association launches Florida League

No need to leave the state to go mountain biking now that the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) has launched a Florida chapter! The newly-formed Florida Interscholastic Cycling League (FL NICA) is a mountain biking league for children in grades 6-12 with the goal of encouraging more local children and families to ride bicycles. Florida’s […]
March 4, 2019

Pasco County breaks ground on Coastal Anclote Trail, enhancing regional trail system

Connecting to the Pinellas Trail will soon be easier for Pasco County residents. A crowd of citizens and dignitaries gathered at Anclote Gulf Park on the morning of Wednesday, February 6, 2019 as Pasco County celebrated the groundbreaking of the county’s latest trail addition, the Coastal Anclote Trail. When completed, the 12-foot wide multi-use paved […]
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 […]
February 18, 2020

Teen Traffic Safety Education reaches over 4,500 students during Fall Semester

During the 2019 Fall semester, over 4,500 students attending high schools throughout Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties participated in the Teen Traffic Safety Education program. Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) presenters delivered 213 presentations in 40 different high schools. The in-classroom curriculum covers Florida traffic laws for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists beginning […]