Posts Categorized: News

We’re hiring: two open planning positions

If you want to serve on the front lines of integrating land use and transportation planning here at Forward Pinellas, we have two opportunities right now to join our team.  Forward Pinellas is hiring for two planning roles: a junior-level urban planning analyst or planner and a senior-level active transportation planner.  The Urban Planning Analyst… 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 »

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 »

Forward Pinellas Request for Proposals (RFP) for Audit Services

UPDATE 3/1/2017 11:30 am: The RFP selection committee meeting will be held on March 8, 2017, at 9 am at 310 Court Street, 2nd Floor, Clearwater, Florida 33756. UPDATE 2/17/2017 1:30 pm: The questions and responses to questions are available here. On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, the Forward Pinellas Board authorized issuing a Request for… Read more »

Forward Pinellas to begin 2017 with new board leadership, four new members

Forward Pinellas has new board leadership and several new members going into 2017. By a unanimous vote of the Forward Pinellas Board, County Commissioner John Morroni will be serving as the board’s chair, Clearwater Commissioner Doreen Caudell as vice chair, Indian Rocks Beach Commissioner Cookie Kennedy as treasurer, and County Commissioner Dave Eggers as secretary…. Read more »

Florida Safe Routes To School issues call for applications

Florida Safe Routes to School logo

Florida Safe Routes to School, a program that funds efforts to increase the number and safety of students walking or biking to school, has opened the call for applications. Applications for projects in Pinellas County are due to the Florida Department of Transportation (District Seven) by December 30, 2016.  The application is available on the FDOT website. A signature of… Read more »

Tampa Bay Becoming More Bicycle Friendly

WTSP photo bicyclists and cars

News story on Tampa Bay becoming more bicycle friendly, featuring Forward Pinellas Executive Director Whit Blanton   http://www.wtsp.com/news/traffic/road-warrior/bay-area-slowly-becomes-more-bicycle-friendly/291126547