September 13, 2016

Bulls Walk and Bike Week promotes safe walking and cycling to USF students

Bulls Walk and Bike Week is held once a year at the University of South Florida (USF) Tampa Campus. The purpose of Bulls Walk and Bike Week is to educate and encourage students to Walk Wise, Bike Smart, and Drive Alert. This year marks the fifth Bulls Walk and Bike Week, and the event provides […]
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 […]
October 14, 2016

Teen traffic safety education program expands to cover entire Tampa Bay region

The Florida Department of Transportation’s Teen Traffic Safety Education program started in January of 2013. Since then, the program has expanded to all five counties in District 7 (Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Citrus, and Hernando). Traffic safety education gives teens the information they need to be safer on the streets of the Tampa Bay Area.   […]