September 25, 2019

What is #CarFree St. Pete?

By Nicole Roberts, Community Outreach Coordinator, St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership Anyone who’s driven down Central Avenue or Beach Drive in Downtown St. Pete has experienced the struggle of finding parking and navigating the many one-ways. Car-Free St. Pete is encouraging you to skip the struggle and try walking, biking, riding the bus or trolley or […]
September 25, 2019

St. Petersburg hosts first-ever World Car Free Day celebration

Car-Free St. Pete, in coalition with Open Streets St. Pete, hosted the City of St. Petersburg’s first-ever World Car-free Day event on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019. Though World Car-free Day is an international movement, the city’s rendition of the celebration kept the message local, highlighting some of the many advocacy organizations and resources dedicated to helping residents and visitors alike […]
April 2, 2020

Second annual USF Transportation Day showcases variety of multi-modal options

By Christina Van Allen, Marketing & Communications Officer, Center for Urban Transportation Research at USF The University of South Florida (USF) closed a campus street to motorists for the second annual USF Transportation Day. The transportation celebration focused on sustainable, multi-use, and non-car commuting options in the Tampa Bay region, including bicycles, scooters, and electric […]
October 13, 2020

Registration opens for Florida’s Statewide Mobility Week Employer Roundtable

Join Best Workplaces for Commuters and the Florida Department of Transportation during Florida’s Mobility Week for a statewide roundtable discussion focusing on COVID-19 impacts on commuting and Florida’s transition back to the workplace. The roundtable discussion will include COVID-19 related workforce impacts to employee commuting and the potential continuation of positive commuter trends post-pandemic, telework […]
February 4, 2021

Florida employers give Best Workplaces for Commuters 2021 List a boost, breaking all-time record

Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC), the national organization that recognizes and assists workplaces offering exceptional commuter benefits, is pleased to announce 450 U.S.-based employers have been named on its 2021 List. Of those listed, approximately a third are based in Florida, a notable increase from last year. Several new Florida employers joined the nearly 100 […]