April 21, 2017

Tampa Downtowner celebrates six successful months of service

On April 20, 2017, the Tampa Downtown Partnership’s Downtowner service celebrated its six month birthday. “From the Tampa Riverwalk to the Florida Aquarium, we’ve got you covered. Request a ride anywhere in our service area and we’ll whisk you away within minutes,” the Downtowner website reads—and it has, serving 86,146 passengers and logging 101,192 miles […]
April 27, 2017

Vision Zero Hillsborough brings together Temple Terrace Mayor, residents and local stakeholders to paint pop-up bike lane on Bullard Parkway Bridge

On April 25, 2017, a group of public officials, employees, and committed citizens met at the Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church to paint a neon green bike lane on the Bullard Parkway Bridge. The event was part of a series of Vision Zero workshops hosted by the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO); Vision Zero is a […]
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 26, 2017

Cigar City Brewing and CAN’d Aid build bikes for local kids

“I am still a kid at heart and I remember what it was like to get that first bike,” said Joey Redner, owner of Cigar City Brewing in Tampa Bay. The local brewery teamed up with CAN’d Aid to build 101 bikes for the first grade class at Tampa Boulevard Elementary on May 24, 2017, […]
June 15, 2017

Leo Rodgers delivers inspirational keynote speech at People, Places, Perspectives event

On December 1, 2007, local bicyclist Leo Rodgers was in a motorcycle crash that cost him his leg. On June 14, 2017, he gave a speech about what his injury taught him, one of many ways he has come to inspire others since he started riding a bicycle for transportation, exercise, and athletic achievement, riding […]