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PINELLAS COUNTY, FL —-  The Forward Pinellas Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers to serve in a role to provide direction on issues, plans and policies that influence how people walk or bicycle safely throughout Pinellas County.

Responsibilities of BPAC members include advocating, practicing, and promoting bicycling and walking safety. The committee consists of 25 volunteers reflecting different geographic areas with diverse knowledge and expertise who will work alongside professionals from various state and local governments to make recommendations to the Forward Pinellas Board.

Forward Pinellas is currently looking for volunteers to fill the following open seats:

  • 1 Representative for the City of St. Petersburg
  • 2 Representatives for the City of Dunedin
  • 1 Representative for the City of Clearwater
  • 1 Representative for the City of Pinellas Park – Mid-County

Residents interested in becoming an advocate for people who walk or bicycle by serving on the BPAC are encouraged to fill out the online application here:

Applications are being accepted through July 19, 2021.

Applicants must be residents of Pinellas County and commit to physically attend monthly meetings in-person. This committee usually meets on the third Monday of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in downtown Clearwater. Representatives serve a maximum of two four-year terms.   

All applications received by the deadline will be reviewed by staff and recommendations approved by the Forward Pinellas Board. Applicants can also download the fillable PDF form found at and submit this form by Email to, or fax or mail.

For more information about the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, including members and meeting information, please visit:

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