September 7, 2016

“State of Transit” event emphasizes need for transportation alternatives

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) held a special State of Transit event with the theme “Beyond the Bus” on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. A wide cross section of the traveling public, including representatives of local and state elected offices, business leaders, university and government partners, and community activists attended. The venue was standing room only as […]
September 12, 2016

WalkWise Tampa Bay presenters teach safety at Middleton High School

At the beginning of the school year, Middleton High School students gathered in the school’s auditorium for a WalkWise Tampa Bay presentation, to learn about ways to safely walk or bike to and from school. The high school is located just off Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa, a busy corridor that many Middleton students must cross […]
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 […]