June 26, 2018

Vision Zero Hillsborough shows what a difference a little paint can make

Vision Zero Hillsborough is an initiative of the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). A Vision Zero policy establishes a goal of reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries to zero, typically by a target date. As part of the Vision Zero initiative, the MPO identified several high-crash corridors, and decided to showcase their “Paint Saves Lives” […]
July 20, 2018

Summer Summit brings community together to move region forward

On July 19, 2018, the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Advisory Board  hosted its Summer Summit at the University Mall in Uptown Tampa. Nearly 100 regional stakeholders and members of the public gathered together to participate in conversations about bicycling and walking. Prior to the official start of the summit, some attendees took a tour of […]
September 24, 2018

David Guttenplan joins CUTR to assist with pedestrian and bicyclist safety projects

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at University of South Florida (USF) is pleased to welcome new Outreach Coordinator, David Guttenplan. David will assist CUTR’s Transportation Demand Management (TDM) team by delivering pedestrian and bicycle safety presentations, conducting on-the-street education, and assisting with research.. Although David will be based at USF’s Tampa campus, he […]
September 24, 2018

Complete Streets Update: Martin Luther King, Jr. Street in St. Petersburg

Wondering what all the buzz is about in St. Petersburg regarding Complete Streets and resurfacing Martin Luther King, Jr. Street (MLK)? Complete Streets, as a concept, has been a part of conversations in the city’s transportation sphere for years now and the philosophy behind Complete Streets has benefitted numerous projects along the way. The first […]
October 22, 2018

Walk of Silence memorializes victims of traffic crashes

On the morning of October 6, 2015, 17-year-old Alexis Miranda was killed on Busch Boulevard while crossing the road to get to school. After her mother, Valerie Jones, received the terrible news, she turned her mourning into a mission to prevent more families from experiencing her tragedy. As an advocate for Vision Zero Hillsborough, Jones’s […]