All posts tagged bicycle lanes

Tampa bike-share program teaching ‘share the road’ lessons

Numbers are one way Coast Bike Share measures success: 100 days into Tampa’s new, downtown bike-sharing operation, ridership has exceeded expectations with 3,000 participants and 20,000 miles pedaled. “Anothermeasure of success for the city is the way the program is creating a bicycle-friendly atmosphere,” said Ali Glisson, the city’s public affairs director. “Bike share does…

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Orient Road PD&E Study

Orient Road connects Sabal Park, Net Park Tampa Bay, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Tampa Bay Tech, King High School, and many other employers and destinations. The area around it was identified as a key economic space earlier in the Transportation for Economic Development study process. This fiscal year, Hillsborough County is conducting…

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Fletcher Avenue gets safer for people on foot

More than 1,400 pedestrians cross Fletcher Avenue each day. Between 2006 and 2010, the Sheriff’s Office reported 63 pedestrian accidents for the section of Fletcher from Nebraska Avenue to 50th Street. One of the highest pedestrian crash rates in unincorporated Hillsborough County, of these 63 crashes, three resulted in fatalities and 22 in incapacitating injuries….

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Bike lanes & sidewalks slated for US 41

Last year, FDOT District Seven began a Project Development & Environment (PD&E) study of US 41 (SR 45) in south Hillsborough County. The study focuses on a segment beginning at Kracker Avenue and extending to just south of SR 676 (Causeway Boulevard) – a distance of approximately 7.8 miles. US 41 is one of three…

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