June 3, 2020

Bicyclist and pedestrian safety presentations now offered online to groups and individuals

As part of the Walk Bike Drive awareness campaign, virtual presentations with a live instructor are now available for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. Like the in-person programs, the new online presentations are interactive and provide a fun way to test participant knowledge and hear the latest safety information. Presentations generally last one hour, including a […]
June 3, 2020

Telework certificate program launched to help remote workers improve key skills

One outcome of the pandemic has been a large increase in the number of Americans working from home. To help employers navigate this rapid shift, Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) has launched a Telework Certificate program. The program includes a series of five self-paced online courses to help employees and managers be successful in a […]
June 4, 2020

Teen Traffic Safety Education program moves online after schools close

The Teen Traffic Safety Education program is offered to high school students enrolled in driver’s education and health classes in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties in Florida. After schools closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety program temporarily transitioned to an online format. During the 2019-20 school year, 372 in-class presentations […]
July 8, 2020

Meet one of Tampa Bay’s youngest walking advocates

By Emily Hinsdale, president of Sidewalk Stompers, Inc., a nonprofit promoting walking and biking to school. Mikey is 10 and walks a quick quarter mile to school everyday. “It lets me have quality time with my family and I can exercise,” said Mikey. He walks with his parents and sister (who will be joining him […]