March 16, 2017

Upcoming Complete Streets Workshops in St. Petersburg seek public input on bike/walk projects, priorities

Monday, March 20, 2017 kicks off a series of public workshops in St. Petersburg as the city moves forward with its Complete Streets Implementation Plan. According to Smart Growth America, “Complete Streets” are streets for everyone. They are designed and operated to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, and transit riders […]
May 23, 2017

Bike Month in St. Petersburg is more than just a bike ride

As part of the City of St. Petersburg’s official Bike Month celebrations, Mayor Kriseman led his annual Bike to Work Day ride on Friday, May 19. Nearly 100 participants joined the Mayor and his staff in demonstrating how easy it is to commute by bicycle to the City’s urban core. The event featured three departure […]
June 23, 2017

BlockbyBlock ride in St. Petersburg showcases completed and potential Complete Streets

On June 17, 2017, a group of fifty residents, business owners, and St. Petersburg City Council Vice-Chair Lisa Wheeler-Bowman gathered at Crescent Lake Park for the “BlockbyBlock” ride in St. Petersburg. The ride was a six mile tour of existing and proposed bike routes. Eventually, the routes will connect communities and open up travel opportunities, […]
October 27, 2017

Public engagement, investment in community propels Complete Streets St. Pete Implementation Plan progress in 2017

Lucas Cruse, Bicyclist and Pedestrian Coordinator for the City of St. Petersburg, spoke at the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Fall Summit at the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference Center to report on the city’s Complete Streets program and its current progress. The October 20 event took place in Cruse’s city where Complete Streets […]
April 9, 2018

ShiftStPete announces new team to lead bicycle and pedestrian advocacy efforts

Now in its fourth year, ShiftStPete, Inc., a nonprofit organization, has been actively advocating on behalf of bicyclists and pedestrians in the City of St. Petersburg. Though stemming from humble roots, the organization has played an instrumental role in encouraging the city to enhance walking and bicycling infrastructure and has brought residents together to speak […]