April 3, 2017

Handing off of Safety Baton encourages safe bicycling and other alternative travel modes

The passing of the Alert Today Florida Safety Baton is emblematic of everyone across the state coming together with the common goal of improving the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists. The baton is a “communication tool” that functions to showcase the many agencies, partners, and stakeholders that have committed to improve safety and public health […]
April 28, 2017

Connecting an Underserved Community in Pinellas

By Hilary Lehman, Forward Pinellas Residents of Lealman and Kenneth City could soon have a safe, healthy option for transportation in their area – one that doesn’t require a car. Forward Pinellas and consultant AECOM, in collaboration with Pinellas County, are in the midst of a planning study that is the first step in making […]
May 22, 2017

“Bike Your City” ride encourages bicycling in Clearwater

By Hilary Lehman, Forward Pinellas On May 19, 2017 about 80 attendees converged on downtown Clearwater to celebrate National Bike to Work Day for the inaugural Bike Your City event. About 40 cyclists rode the four-mile route created by Forward Pinellas, Pinellas County’s land use and transportation planning agency. The event was hosted by the City […]
May 23, 2017

Bike Month in St. Petersburg is more than just a bike ride

As part of the City of St. Petersburg’s official Bike Month celebrations, Mayor Kriseman led his annual Bike to Work Day ride on Friday, May 19. Nearly 100 participants joined the Mayor and his staff in demonstrating how easy it is to commute by bicycle to the City’s urban core. The event featured three departure […]
May 24, 2017

St. Petersburg announces first Bike Friendly Business

As part of the City of St. Petersburg’s observance of Bike Month, Mayor Kriseman announced Black Crow Coffee Company as the first business to receive recognition in the City’s Bike Friendly Business initiative, recently launched as part of the League of American Bicyclists’ nationally-recognized program. The City of St. Petersburg is taking a proactive approach […]