July 5, 2017

Police cruisers and other local agency vehicles to display “3 Feet Law” decals prominently on rear windshields

Law enforcement cruisers and other agency vehicles in the region will display the message “Share the Road – 3 Feet, It’s the Law” on their vehicles. The decals extend along the width of the vehicles’ rear windshields where they are easy for other drivers to see. The message reminds drivers they are required by law […]
July 6, 2017

Local author Chip Haynes reminds readers that bicycling is both practical and fun

Remember when you learned to ride a bicycle? After days, maybe weeks of practice, it “clicks.” Suddenly, you work well with gravity. You balance effortlessly, feel the wind on your face as you pick up speed, no longer wobbly. But as we grow older we often forget that feeling. Instead of remaining young and free, […]
July 24, 2017

Pinellas Trail Reaches Pasco County Border & Completes Critical Coast to Coast Connection

More than 100 citizens, organization representatives, and dignitaries gathered on Thursday, July 20, 2017 to celebrate a very notable addition to the Pinellas Trail. The new trail segment, spanning five miles in length, takes the Pinellas Trail to the Pasco County border and helps complete a crucial section of the statewide Coast to Coast Connector […]
August 1, 2017

St. Petersburg collaborators work to reduce health disparities and emphasize the importance of exercise, community safety

On July 8, 2017, a Community Health Awareness Event commenced at the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus with a focus on health equity, both on and off the streets. The event is a result of community partnerships between Healthy St. Petersburg, the Cultural and Linguistic Competence Initiative, the Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative, the […]
August 14, 2017

“Key to Safety” marks its fifth year educating beach visitors in Tampa Bay to walk with awareness

The summer of 2017 is the fifth consecutive year of the Tampa Bay Key to Safety program, an effort to enhance pedestrian safety on Gulf Boulevard. The goal of the program is to educate and inform folks who are traveling to the hotels along the sunny corridor, a popular vacation spot in the Tampa Bay […]