September 2, 2016

Forward Pinellas partners with FDOT to create green bike lanes on Gulf Boulevard

The beach communities in Pinellas County are beautiful places to vacation, live, and work, but travel along Gulf Boulevard, the main road leading to the beaches, is notoriously congested and often considered dangerous, especially for bicyclists and pedestrians. Over recent years, targeted efforts in engineering, education and enforcement have contributed to a decline in pedestrian […]
September 14, 2016

St. Petersburg moves forward with Bike Share

On August 23, 2016, the City of St. Petersburg and Coast Bike Share held the second bike share public meeting at the Sunshine Center. Prior to the meeting, the locations for Bike Share stations were narrowed and consolidated, identifying 50 potential stations that will be whittled down to an anticipated 30 with the feedback local […]
September 14, 2016

Partnerships result in education, safety tools at Pinellas Safe Harbor

Pinellas Safe Harbor is an emergency homeless shelter and the result of a series of partnerships involving the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the City of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County Government, and numerous homeless service providers in Pinellas County. Safe Harbor is also a jail diversion program, which means that part of the organization’s mission is […]
October 6, 2016

Websites, mobile applications provide tools to report issues while biking, walking in Tampa Bay

Issues that create unsafe situations or other poor conditions are best addressed when residents are able to connect with community members, leaders, and local government. Cyclists and pedestrians are able to report poor or unsafe conditions through the “See, Click, Fix” application, utilized in St. Petersburg, and on the City of Tampa’s website and downloadable […]
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 […]