August 14, 2017

“Key to Safety” marks its fifth year educating beach visitors in Tampa Bay to walk with awareness

The summer of 2017 is the fifth consecutive year of the Tampa Bay Key to Safety program, an effort to enhance pedestrian safety on Gulf Boulevard. The goal of the program is to educate and inform folks who are traveling to the hotels along the sunny corridor, a popular vacation spot in the Tampa Bay […]
August 23, 2017

Vision Zero Hillsborough unveils action plan at Tampa Theatre

On August 22, 2017, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) hosted its fourth Vision Zero workshop at the Tampa Theatre in downtown Tampa. The MPO adopted a Vision Zero policy early in 2016 to stop traffic deaths in our county, cities, and neighborhoods, and then hosted a series of workshops throughout the year to get […]
September 1, 2017

Bulls Walk and Bike Week encourages active transportation at University of South Florida

On August 29, 2017, the University of South Florida’s (USF) 6th annual Walk and Bike Week kicked-off at the Tampa campus. This year marks the sixth annual celebration of active transportation on campus.  The event kicked off with a press conference at the College of Engineering Hall of Flags. Dr. Robert Bertini, Director of the Center for Urban Transportation Research, served […]
October 2, 2017

Do the Local Motion returns to get people moving while learning about Tampa

Do the Local Motion is back this October with free guided walking tours of Downtown Tampa, highlighting the area’s architecture, public art or historical locations.  Guided tours are a great way to uncover local culture, both indoors and outdoors, with an informed leader. Participants learn about the city and also get a daily dose of […]
October 5, 2017

“International Walk to School Day” 2017 gets kids, parents, teachers on their feet

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, a celebration of International Walk to School Day invited students, parents, and teachers to walk and bike to school. International Walk to School Day is a global celebration that has been working to encourage alternative modes of transportation that are good for our children since 1997. This year, Safe Kids Greater Tampa and St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, […]