All posts tagged Trail

Better together – Hillsborough and its cities link trail planning

The MPO worked closely with the Tampa Greenways & Trails Committee, Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, and surrounding counties to prepare the new Tampa-Hillsborough Greenways and Trails Plan inclusive of Tampa, Temple Terrace, Plant City, and unincorporated Hillsborough. All of the amazing individual projects and trail and bikeway connections have been brought together and identified…

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Coast to Coast Connector dream within reach!

Attention all cyclists! A dream trail is coming closer to reality. Deemed one of the longest bike trails in the country, the Coast to Coast Connector will skirt the northwest corner of Hillsborough County and connect to a system of on and off road trails unlike anything we’ve seen or ridden before. Along its way…

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New signs point the way on the Selmon Greenway

The Selmon Greenway is fast becoming a jewel of Downtown Tampa and is expected to be an important transportation alternative for people living, working, and visiting downtown. It was designed and paved in 2014 with nearly $500,000 from the Expressway Authority and $1.9 million from a Tiger Grant the City of Tampa received for the…

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Courtney Campbell Causeway Trail complete

FDOT celebrated the grand opening of the Pinellas portion of its Courtney Campbell Causeway Trail on June 22nd. With Hillsborough’s portion completed in 2013, this scenic new trail along the south side of the causeway now stretches for a continuous 9 ½ breathtaking miles! Check out how the Courtney Campbell Causeway Trail came to be…

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Trail funding: what you can do

Want paved trails as a part of Florida’s future? Talk to your local elected officials and state representatives between now and the start of the 2015 legislative session on March 3. Why? Because connecting local, community trails to the state’s priority regional trails such as the Coast to Coast and NE Coast Connector is the…

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One trail to connect 20 Tampa neighborhoods

More great coverage of a project near and dear to our heart, the Green ARTery, a 20+ mile multi-use trail, will offer connections for people who walk, bicycle, jog or skate between major parks and 20 different Tampa neighborhoods. To read the article and view the video by Leigh Spann, visit WFLA.com.

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Courtney Campbell Trail grand opening

The Courtney Campbell Trail Grand Opening of the Hillsborough segment was celebrated on on November 16th at 9:00 a.m. FDOT District Seven Secretary Paul Steinman, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Hillsborough County Commission Chair Ken Hagan, and Courtney Campbell Scenic Highway Corridor Advisory Committee Chair Bill Jonson participated in the ribbon cutting, marking the official opening…

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Governor Scott breaks ground on Coast-to-Coast Trail

Last month in Titusville, Governor Rick Scott, local officials and trail enthusiasts broke ground on the latest section of Florida’s Coast-to-Coast trail. The $3.6 million segment is part of a trail that will stretch from Brevard County to St. Petersburg, and fills one of several key gaps.  Although Governor Scott vetoed full funding for the…

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