A recent study ranked Tampa as the third most dangerous city in the nation for cyclists. One Tampa cyclist says more should be done.
Tampa Mayor Jane Castor launches newest "Crosswalks to Classrooms" projectRead More
Tampa City Council chair: Use redevelopment money to extend streetcarRead More
HART board will investigate agency’s CEO over allegations of mismanagement, hostile work environmentRead More
Cities consider removing highways to revitalize and reconnect urban areasRead More
MidPoint: FL House Rep. Michele Rayner Discusses the ElectionRead More
MidPoint: All For Transportation is on the ballot ... againRead More
WaveMakers: Transportation advocates Christina Barker and Tyler HudsonRead More
WaveMakers: Sharing the road with Christine AcostaRead More
PSTA gets $18 million from the federal government for electric busesRead More
WaveMakers: Bemetra Simmons on keeping Tampa Bay competitiveRead More
Historic Tampa Union Station in need of repairRead More
No cars allowed along the St. Pete waterfront the next two Saturday eveningsRead More
Sustainable living: WellBuilt Bikes
During today’s (11/29/2021) sustainable living show we talked to Jon Dengler who is the CEO of WellBuilt Bikes in Tampa.
Highway construction can lead to racial inequity; plus a new grant for Tampa Heights Mobility Corridor
Highways often cut through and displace vibrant communities, especially communities of color. WMNF guests look at alternatives.
Car-free initiative debuts on Halloween in downtown St. Pete
A car-free initiative in downtown St. Pete on Halloween showed residents and business owners alike that downtown can thrive without cars. WMNF’s Evan Greenfield was there to see for himself.
St. Pete to try out car-free initiative on Central Avenue this Halloween
The city of St. Pete is going to try out a car-free initiative in downtown St. Pete this weekend.
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Tampa partners with AARP to become an “age-friendly city”
There are already more than forty Florida communities that AARP considers “Age-Friendly” and Tampa wants to be next.
Tampa wants your ideas on transportation and development
The City of Tampa’s MOVES (Mobility, Opportunity, Vision, Equity, and Safety) project is hosting the first of 10 “Listen First” virtual neighborhood sessions, on Tuesday, February 23. Residents will have an opportunity to voice their ideas for improving mobility and development within their neighborhoods. “By listening to the feedback and ideas of our community, we… Read more »
Florida legislators file bill to stop rural toll highways
Here is a link to many coronavirus resources In 2019 the Florida Legislature provided funding to study three toll highways through rural west Florida. But critics say the highway projects (also called M-CORES) are unnecessary, will lead to sprawl and could harm sensitive ecosystems and natural resources. New bills were filed last week in the… Read more »
Tampa gets $67.3 million from state for streetcar expansion, largest transportation grant in region’s history
The Florida Department of Transportation Tuesday announced it awarded Tampa a $67.3 million grant for its streetcar extension and modernization project. The City and the Hillsborough Regional Transit Authority hope the expansion will make the TECO Streetcar Line a viable commuter option in the city. LISTEN: Paying it forward For Melanie Williams, access to public… Read more »
In Florida, budget woes won’t get you out of accessibility responsibilities
The 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act provided federal civil rights safeguards for people with physical and mental impairments. But in the years since numerous pieces of federal and state-level legislation have determined exactly how those protections are enacted. Florida’s guidelines for transportation compliance often encourage going beyond minimum standards, including putting budget concerns in the… Read more »