March 29, 2017

Walk Like MADD event on USF Tampa campus fights to end drunk driving, raises funds and awareness

Tampa’s 10th Annual Walk Like MADD event took place on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the USF Tampa Campus, welcoming 578 people to join MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® in a 5k walk. The purpose of the walk is not only to raise funds, but awareness as well, emphasizing three main components: to inspire […]
March 31, 2017

St. Pete residents identify local walking needs, work toward Complete Streets

When it comes to walking, there are two St. Petersburgs: One is the St. Petersburg of quiet, narrow brick streets, shaded by live oaks, a nice stroll away from Downtown and world-class trails. According to Walk Score, Downtown St. Petersburg is considered a “walker’s paradise.” Then there’s the other St. Petersburg that makes headlines for […]
April 3, 2017

Handing off of Safety Baton encourages safe bicycling and other alternative travel modes

The passing of the Alert Today Florida Safety Baton is emblematic of everyone across the state coming together with the common goal of improving the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists. The baton is a “communication tool” that functions to showcase the many agencies, partners, and stakeholders that have committed to improve safety and public health […]
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 25, 2017

HART launches HyperLINK program

On Monday, April 24, Hillborough Area Regional Transit (HART) launched its HyperLINK program to accommodate travelers near the University of South Florida, Carrollwood and Brandon areas. HyperLINK transports riders to and from bus stops to cut travel time and solve the first mile/last mile predicament many people find themselves in. According to public transit consultant […]