September 23, 2019

USF’s Barbara Donerly receives Thomas Locke Memorial Award

By Sara Hendricks, Co-Director, New North Transportation Alliance The members of The New North Transportation Alliance (NNTA) recognized charter member Barbara Donerly with the Thomas Locke Memorial Award at its regular board meeting on September 11, 2019 for her 25 years of service and commitment to promoting transportation alternatives, including walking and bicycling.  At the […]
September 25, 2019

What is #CarFree St. Pete?

By Nicole Roberts, Community Outreach Coordinator, St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership Anyone who’s driven down Central Avenue or Beach Drive in Downtown St. Pete has experienced the struggle of finding parking and navigating the many one-ways. Car-Free St. Pete is encouraging you to skip the struggle and try walking, biking, riding the bus or trolley or […]
September 25, 2019

St. Petersburg hosts first-ever World Car Free Day celebration

Car-Free St. Pete, in coalition with Open Streets St. Pete, hosted the City of St. Petersburg’s first-ever World Car-free Day event on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019. Though World Car-free Day is an international movement, the city’s rendition of the celebration kept the message local, highlighting some of the many advocacy organizations and resources dedicated to helping residents and visitors alike […]
September 25, 2019

Educating the next generation of drivers

The Teen Traffic Safety Education Program is provided annually to Tampa Bay high school students enrolled in Driver’s Education.  During the 2019/20 school year, the program will impact 48 high schools in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Citrus and Hernando counties. Students are taught important laws for driving appropriately alongside vulnerable road users, and  for walking and bicycling.   First, students take a pre-test to establish baseline knowledge […]