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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 »

Forward Pinellas and Local Governments Continue Operations Remotely

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With the March 25th issuance of the “COVID-19 Safer at Home” order, planning departments across Pinellas County are ensuring their operations can continue  in light of social distancing guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America. Forward Pinellas has been in communication with our local governments regarding… Read more »

Forward Pinellas Seeking Competitive Proposals for Planning Consultants

July 9, 2020: On July 8, 2020, the Forward Pinellas Board approved selecting the top 20 firms from Procurement #20-01 Forward Pinellas Planning Consultants and to proceed with agreement negotiations. Forward Pinellas is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide planning support. The entire procurement package, including a full scope of services, is available on… Read more »

Safe Streets Pinellas: A Vision Zero Approach to Making our Streets Safer

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When we hear about severe crashes or injuries on our roadways, the conversation often revolves around who is to blame. Was the driver speeding, or was the pedestrian jaywalking? With 90 people killed and more seriously injured last year on Pinellas County roadways, assigning blame to individuals isn’t solving our transportation crisis. Forward Pinellas started… Read more »