July 8, 2020

Meet one of Tampa Bay’s youngest walking advocates

By Emily Hinsdale, president of Sidewalk Stompers, Inc., a nonprofit promoting walking and biking to school. Mikey is 10 and walks a quick quarter mile to school everyday. “It lets me have quality time with my family and I can exercise,” said Mikey. He walks with his parents and sister (who will be joining him […]
July 8, 2020

Work zone safety awareness is key during construction of new HAWKS on Busch Boulevard

Great things are happening on Busch Boulevard in Hillsborough County. Construction recently began to install three new crosswalks, equipped with High-Intensity Activated crossWalK beacons, known as HAWKs. To increase safely for both motorists and road construction workers, a proactive safety awareness campaign is launching to remind motorists to slow down and be aware in work […]
July 9, 2020

Drive on Park Boulevard? New campaign launches to improve safety

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Seven recently installed three Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons, also known as HAWK crosswalks, on Park Boulevard, providing more options for people walking to safely cross the busy roadway. Bike/Walk Tampa Bay is launching an education campaign as part of its Walk Bike Drive program for motorists driving along the […]