April 19, 2016

Pinellas County envisions zero traffic deaths

Pinellas County is well known for the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail, one of the state’s first rail-to-trail projects, which extends nearly 50 miles from Tarpon Springs to St. Petersburg. As a compact, densely developed urban county with multiple cities and development centers, Pinellas has many walkable and bike-friendly communities.   Pinellas also has many fast, […]
April 29, 2016

May is National Bike Month!

National Bike Month is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists to encourage bicycling in communities all over the country. Bicycling saves money and helps to preserve your health and the environment. Celebrate locally in Tampa Bay as a variety of biking events take place: International Bike to School Day is May 4th, 2014, and […]
May 2, 2016

St. Pete’s current and future engineering projects improve trail conditions, bicycle facilities

The Mayor’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee in St. Petersburg recently reported its project summary for 2016. Bicycle projects include trail improvements and improvements to bicycle routes and facilities in general. The Pinellas Trail, Bayway Trail, Historic Booker Creek Trail Loop, and the Treasure Island Causeway Trail are all under construction or slated to begin […]
May 4, 2016

FDOT to analyze Strava data to understand traffic patterns of pedestrians and cyclists

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has recently purchased data from the Strava application, known as “the social network for athletes,” according to the application’s website. Strava data will help the FDOT to understand the activities of local walkers, runners, and cyclists. Data from Strava provides the FDOT with the opportunity to understand pedestrian and […]
June 6, 2016

Gulf Blvd. visitors receive Key to Safety cards from local hotels

Key to Safety cards are friendly reminders to pedestrians to play it safe while exploring the streets by the beach. Each card includes pocket-sized safety tips. WalkWise Tampa Bay distributed 60,000 of the cards prior to this year. This year, an additional 50,000 cards have been provided to be included in hotel key card packages, […]