Posts Categorized: News

It’s Time for our Quadrennial Check-up and We Want Your Input

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Every metropolitan area in the nation has a metropolitan planning organization (MPO) to help guide investments in its transportation network. As the MPO for Pinellas County, Forward Pinellas is responsible for prioritizing transportation projects and helping to determine the need for those projects in Pinellas.   This includes projects like repairing sidewalks, adding bikeways and trails,… Read more »

Share Your Ideas & Help Create a Vision for the Future of DTSP

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More than 500 St. Petersburg residents and visitors took the Downtown St. Petersburg Mobility Survey this summer telling us how they travel to and around Downtown St. Pete, as well as their thoughts on the most pressing transportation needs in their community. We’ve analyzed what we heard from the survey and have compared it to… Read more »

Al Bartolotta celebrates 32 years of creating positive change in Pinellas County

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Forward Pinellas Division Manager Al Bartolotta is retiring next month after a 32-year career in urban planning. He started with the Pinellas County Planning Department in 1988, where he worked on assignments for both land use and transportation planning, and joined Forward Pinellas in 2015 as a result of the Pinellas Planning Council/Metropolitan Planning Organization… Read more »

Connect with the Census: Make Pinellas Count!

The 2020 Census is important for all of us and the communities in which we live.  There is something in it for everyone and a reason for each of us to connect with the 2020 Census.  Step up to the challenge and Make Pinellas Count! I learned about the census through my work as an… Read more »

Downtown St. Pete Mobility Study Gets Moving

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~~Forward Pinellas launches survey to shape the vision of their community~~ Ever wish there were more opportunities to bike in Downtown St. Pete? Maybe you live nearby and would like a way to safely access and enjoy downtown? Or maybe you would like an easier drive from your work to museums? Now is the time… 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 »

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 »