Posts Categorized: Regional Transportation

Community Speaks Out on Downtown Mobility

Interactive Survey Demonstrates the Downtown St. Petersburg Community’s Preferences, Needs and Opportunities  Plans to improve mobility and accessibility in Downtown St. Petersburg are well underway! Earlier this year, Forward Pinellas launched the Downtown St. Petersburg Mobility Study in partnership with the City of St. Petersburg and the Florida Department of Transportation, and we’ve already received insightful feedback from the community.   Nearly 500… Read more »

Calling All Artists! What does #SafeStreets mean to you?

art contest

Calling artists of all ages! We need your help to design artwork for Safe Streets Pinellas. Now through August 31, 2020, create and submit your artwork depicting what #SafeStreets means to you. Artwork can include a drawing, painting, photo, computer graphic, or other piece of art. Get creative! The Winner’s art will be featured on… 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 »

Resilient Tampa Bay: Transportation Study Receives Excellence in Regional Transportation Award

The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) has awarded the 2020 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award to the Resilient Tampa Bay: Transportation Study. The award recognizes organizations for noteworthy projects and practices in transportation planning, program delivery, and special initiatives. This project was made possible through a regional planning partnership between Forward Pinellas, the Hillsborough… Read more »

Forward Pinellas Adopts the 2020 Transportation Improvement Program

View all projects on the Interactive TIP Map! The Forward Pinellas Board adopted the 2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) in June, which reflects the projects that are slated for state and federal funding throughout Pinellas County. The TIP includes roadway projects, bicycle and pedestrian projects, transit projects, and many more. You can easily view where… Read more »

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 »

Questions unanswered about forming Regional MPO

northbound Howard Frankland Bridge

St. Petersburg Council Member Jim Kennedy is a member and former chair of our board. Given recent editorials and articles in the Tampa Bay Times about forming a regional MPO, he felt compelled to respond. An abbreviated version of this letter ran in today’s paper.  The Tampa Bay Times continues to beat the drum for a regional… Read more »