pedestrian safety

Florida Highway A1A and US Hwy 1

Florida has third-highest pedestrian traffic fatality rate in US, study shows

Listen: A new report shows that Florida has the third-highest pedestrian fatality rate in the country. Florida falls just behind New Mexico and Louisiana on the list. Holly Cooper is the CEO of Altumint, the...

Pinellas County beach town hosts event to educate pedestrians before holiday

Listen:  The upcoming Fourth of July holiday is expected to bring record travel in Florida, and one beach town in Pinellas County is trying to educate pedestrians on how to stay safe. Treasure Island aims...

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor launches newest “Crosswalks to Classrooms” project

A colorful crosswalk at a South Tampa school could enhance pedestrian safety in an otherwise dangerous place for walkers.

WaveMakers: Sharing the road with Christine Acosta

Christine Acosta, bike advocate and founder of Pedal Power Promoters, talked to WaveMakers hosts about how to make the region's streets safer for bicyclists.
St. Petersburg

No cars allowed along the St. Pete waterfront the next two Saturday evenings

Part of the downtown St. Pete waterfront will be closed to vehicle traffic the next two Saturday evenings.

St. Petersburg community holds memorials to honor bicyclist killed in November crash

A number of bars and restaurants in downtown St. Petersburg this week are holding fundraisers to honor the life of Chad Bennett, a bicyclist who was killed in a crash last month. Bennett was a...

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...
bicycles at Ft. DeSoto

Three rides this weekend for pedestrian & bicycle safety

Last Thursday a woman riding a bicycle was struck and killed on a St. Petersburg street. Another cyclist died the other day in Sarasota. And in Pasco County a high school student was hit by...
safe roads

Walk Bike Tampa unveils Vision Zero plan for pedestrian and bicycle safety

A new coalition is trying to make Tampa safer for pedestrians and cyclists; in a press conference Thursday afternoon, Tampa City Council member Lisa Montelione said there have been 43 deaths so far this year in...

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