About Us

Bringing People Together to Create a Better Future

In Florida’s most densely populated county, change is constant. As the Pinellas Planning Council and Metropolitan Planning Organization, Forward Pinellas strives to bring everyone together to serve the needs of our community and create a vision for the future.

With coordination of 25 local governments, almost 975,000 residents, and more than six million visitors each year, Forward Pinellas enables seamless transportation and redevelopment that provides opportunity for people and communities to thrive.

How We’re Helping Pinellas Move Forward

What We Do

Plans

Guiding our programs and projects

Programs

Determining which projects are funded

Projects

Moving our community forward

By the Numbers

Fatal Crashes
in 2022

See how we are working together
toward zero deaths

Trail Users
in 2022

Need a new adventure? Discover Pinellas’
Trails & Bikeways near you

Households living in
single-family homes

Learn more about how we’re ensuring
affordable homes for everyone

Safe Streets Pinellas: A Vision Zero Action Plan

Check out our partners who have adopted the Safe Streets Pinellas Action Plan and committed to zero deaths and serious injuries on our roadways by 2045.

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Upcoming Events

BICYCLE PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (BPAC) MEETING

Listen In, public comment allowed https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83128163621?pwd=Zk93aHE0NTF3d21KZ1lpSUJRU3dvQT09 Meeting ID: 831 2816 3621 Passcode: 503528 Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family…

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SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY COMMITTEE

Join Zoom Meeting for Public viewing and comment only https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82533086834?pwd=Rk0vcG1OOS9tRFpXaXF2VVN4ZU4wZz09   Meeting ID: 825 3308 6834 Passcode: 233071 Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age,…

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TECHNICAL COORDINATING COMMITEE (TCC) MEETING

Listen In, public comment allowed https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88625971529?pwd=VXpxR3dZSjdIUlhhQmxkU0ZOMnNGdz09 Meeting ID: 886 2597 1529 Passcode: 859334 Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family…

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Bike Your City 2024 – St. Petersburg

Join Forward Pinellas and the City of St. Petersburg for a guided “Bike Your City” group ride! Date/Time: March 2 from 9:30 a.m.- 12 p.m. Location: Childs Park Recreation &…

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SPOTlight

In 2015, our board decided on three Strategic Planning & Operations Topics or SPOTlight areas that require strongly coordinated improvements in transportation and land use to foster economic opportunity, enhance community sustainability and leverage partnerships with the public and private sector.
Enhancing Beach Access

Finding a reliable, comfortable, and safe means of transportation to and along the Gulf beaches

innovations in target employment and jobs access

Linking Jobs, homes and transit to protect opportunities for prosperity for all residents

A vision fo US 19

Envisioning a safe, unique, and accessible story for the corridor

In Our Community

Targeted Enforcement Day along the Pinellas Trail RESCHEDULED for April 6, 2024

Targeted Enforcement Day along the Pinellas Trail RESCHEDULED for April 6, 2024 ~~ The Pinellas Trail Security Task Force (PTSTF) law enforcement agencies will be conducting a targeted education and…

Register Today for Bike Your City – St. Petersburg, March 2, 2024

Forward Pinellas Hosts Bike Your City 2024 in St. Petersburg ~~ Join us March 2nd for a guided, group bike ride through the scenic City of St. Petersburg ~~  …

Advantage Pinellas: The 2050 Long Range Transportation Plan

Advantage Pinellas: The 2050 Long Range Transportation Plan ~~ Public outreach is underway for the next Long Range Transportation Plan for Pinellas County ~~   CLEARWATER, FL —- Forward Pinellas…

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The success of Forward Pinellas involves everyone, from our stakeholders, to our board members, neighborhoods, and local partners. We need your help to keep moving Pinellas forward!