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COVID-19 Impacts to Transportation

Epidemic Event Shapes Community Transportation Notions Extreme events have evolved within the last several months as COVID-19 rattled the world with its unparallel imprint.  Forward Pinellas staff expresses sincere sympathy to the individuals and families affected by the devastating tragedies across the globe and here in Pinellas County.   In our role planning for transportation and… Read more »

Working Together for #SafeStreets

What do you think about making our streets safer? Where are our problems? Do you know others who may have ideas? Earlier this year, Forward Pinellas announced the kickoff summit for Safe Streets Pinellas, our Vision Zero effort. Like many other events, the summit, scheduled for March, was postponed. But our work to make our… Read more »

Central Avenue Rapid Transit project receives $21.8M from USDOT

Forward Pinellas is thrilled with the surprise announcement on Thursday evening from President Trump that the federal government is funding $21.8 million of the Central Avenue Rapid Transit project. This is a regional transportation priority because it is the first leg of a regional network of premium transit services that helps to connect and unify… Read more »

Enjoy Your Pinellas Journey

Check out the Forward Pinellas Online Trails Map! Did you know there are more than 2000 miles of trails, sidewalks and bike lanes in Pinellas County? And many of them have restaurants, businesses and beautiful sights along the way! Whether you want to travel by foot or on bike, Forward Pinellas has you covered. Our… Read more »

Bike savvy. Stay happy.

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There are more people than ever on the trails. Here’s how you can stay safe and enjoy the sunshine. During these difficult times of the COVID-19 pandemic, life just seems a little better while biking and getting outside.  Is it the Florida sunshine and low vehicle traffic which have made for great biking conditions?  Or,… Read more »

Forward Pinellas Seeking Competitive Proposals for Audit Services

July 9, 2020: On July 8, 2020, the Forward Pinellas Board approved the results of Procurement #20-03 Forward Pinellas Audit Services and authorized the executive director to negotiate and execute an agreement beginning with the top ranked firm (RG&Co), followed by the next ranking firm (CS+L) if needed. Forward Pinellas is requesting proposals from qualified… Read more »

Forward Pinellas Goes virtual, May 13 at 1 p.m.

Here’s how you can get involved! The Forward Pinellas Board will hold its next public meeting virtually on Wednesday, May 13, at 1 p.m. to ensure public safety and comply with the Governor’s Safer at Home order in response to the COVID-19 virus. Take a look at how you can get involved. Watch/listen to the… Read more »

Introducing Amy Elmore

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We are delighted to welcome Amy Elmore aboard as Forward Pinellas’ Communications & Outreach Program Manager. One of the most important things we do as an agency is to work closely with the public and our partners at the state, local and regional levels to develop plans and advance transportation projects that serve the needs… Read more »