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Three Forward Pinellas Grant Programs Accepting Applications

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Local governments in Pinellas County looking to make streets more accessible, improve infrastructure for bicyclists and pedestrians, or incentivize the development of great places can apply now to fund projects through three Forward Pinellas grant programs. We are currently accepting applications for the following programs: 1. Complete Streets Grant Funding Complete Streets are designed, operated… Read more »

Open for Public Comment: Advantage Pinellas Plan

Trail Overpass Curlew, credit Pinellas County

Over the past two years, your input has helped us craft a 20-year plan for Pinellas County’s transportation future. Now, we need your final thoughts as the Forward Pinellas Board prepares to adopt that plan. Advantage Pinellas is the long range transportation plan (LRTP) for Pinellas County. The LRTP is required for a community to receive state… Read more »

Forward Pinellas Seeking Competitive Proposals for Communications and Web Support

Forward Pinellas is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide communications support, including WordPress web maintenance, design and hosting; branding for planning efforts and campaigns; developing graphics for print and digital materials; and video development and production. The entire procurement package, including a full scope of services, is available on the Forward Pinellas website. Any… Read more »

Mounting stuff, less space: Where to store self-storage?

A resurgence of people wanting to live in thriving downtowns has created a demand for space in urban areas, housing shortages, and increased rents and mortgages. As more upwardly mobile workers are living in more constrained urban areas, demand also grows for storage space close to urban downtowns. Urban planners must grapple with potential land… Read more »

Forward Pinellas Seeking Competitive Proposals for Vision Zero Effort

Forward Pinellas is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide support for a Vision Zero effort. This will include a branding and public outreach effort, developing demonstration projects and developing a toolbox to implement and support Vision Zero efforts throughout Pinellas County. The entire procurement package, including a full scope of services, is available on… Read more »

Take the Advantage Pinellas Survey

Advantage Pinellas Metroquest image. Please take a moment to tell us what you think and help us better understand issues that are important to you. We appreciate your valuable input!

Help us plan for the future! Whether you think we should fund transit or more roads in our county – or one of the many options in between – our new survey needs your input. Today, we’re launching the Advantage Pinellas survey. This interactive tool, which only takes between 5-10 minutes to complete (really!), will… Read more »

Tell Us How You Use the Pinellas Trail

More than 100,000 people traverse the Pinellas Trail every month to bike, walk, or access nearby destinations. With a new survey, we hope to gain more information about how and why they use the trail.  The Forward Pinellas team is working with our partners at Pinellas County, the City of St. Petersburg and the Bicycle… Read more »