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Esterio Segura's artwork entitled 'Good Bye My Love Tampa, Seven Days a Week' at Tampa International Airport.

New public art arrives at Tampa International Airport as part of major expansion

Nine new artworks by big-name artists are being installed @FlyTPA to greet travelers.

Ashly Anderson, senior design manager for Downtown Tampa Partnership

Q&A: Ashly Anderson and Shaun Drinkard, Tampa Downtown Partnership

When President and CEO Christine Burdick retires from her post at the Tampa Downtown Partnership, she will leave behind a team of creative thought leaders working to enhance the city's urban scene. Meet two key team members.

VPK class at Reddick Elementary.

Opportunity knocks: Shaping the future of Wimauma

As growth expands to Hillborough County’s SouthShore, Wimauma is working to control its destiny in five key areas: transportation, public safety and security, affordable housing and healthcare, education resources for children, youth and adults; and recreational facilities for children, youth and families. Here’s a look at how they’re doing.

Michael Schwaid is an avid cyclist in the Tampa Bay region.

Vision Zero: Tampa bicyclist lives to tell his story after near-fatal crash

A stickler for visibility and safety, Michael Schwaid biked the same route to and from work at the Clearwater Courthouse from his home in Odessa in central Hillsborough County -- for years. But his life changed forever when a car hit him one day in 2016.

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Best way to get to Clearwater Beach? Ferry alleviates traffic, parking woes

Clearwater Ferry to expand services to Dunedin this fall as ridership between downtown and Clearwater Beach continues to grow.

Leo Rodgers and former Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor.

Vision Zero: Bicycling with paralympic cyclist hopeful Leo Rodgers

Tokyo 2020? "I want the jersey, I want the medals, and I want to do this for my city. I want to put the whole Tampa Bay Area on my back and represent us, so I've been pushing hard,'' says Leo Rodgers.

Bike Walk Tampa Bay

People, places, perspectives: Sharing experiences at Bike/Walk Tampa Bay

Savvy citizen cyclists, bicycle and pedestrian safety advocates, and transportation planners from Hillsborough and Pinellas counties convene for a pedal-powered meeting of the minds at Bike/Walk Tampa Bay's "People, Places and Perspective'' discussion panel and annual awards ceremony.

 Richard Retting, a consultant with Sam Schwartz Engineering, takes part in Paint Saves Lives.

Hillsborough Vision Zero explores pop-up solutions to protect local pedestrians, cyclists

What's next in the Hillsborough County Vision Zero campaign to reduce local pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities and injuries? Painted intersections, street murals, temporary bike lanes and parklets in a neighborhood near you. 

Rotunda Wilcox

Q&A: Rotunda Wilcox, Wimauma CDC President

Wimauma community leaders are seeking more and better economic and education opportunities as well as affordable housing  -- with hopes of yielding greater success in the lives of its residents.

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Are red light cameras working? Florida lawmakers, Vision Zero consider best practices for future

The value of red light cameras is front and center as the Florida Legislature and pedestrian advocacy groups like Vision Zero consider changes that work for everyone.

Unveiling Tesla

HART, Tesla unveil new public transit electric SUVs for short rides in North Tampa

The HART HyperLINK pilot program is an app-based, on-demand rideshare service offering $3 rides within three miles of Hillsborough County transit hubs.

Epicurean Hotel bicycles

Celebrate Florida Bike Month with cycle-centric events in the Tampa Bay region

So you got your bicycle all tuned up and you're ready to ride during the month of March, Florida Bike Month, and year-round. Now what? Join a group ride to find cycle-centric friends.

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Moving to Tampa, St. Pete: How to plug into local sailing scene

What makes the Tampa Bay Area a port of call for so many sailors? Whether you’re a cruiser, a kid, an expert sailor or a true beginner with dreams of the open Gulf, this is a great place to embark. Cue Styx on the playlist -- let’s sail away.

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Strategic street solutions: How to reduce pedestrian, bicyclist fatalities in Hillsborough County

Traffic violence statistics are numbers no one wants to carry around on the tips of their tongues. But for bicycle and pedestrian safety advocates in the Tampa Bay area, knowing those numbers and understanding the stories behind them is fundamental to shaping a future that ceases to claim lives on city streets and county roads.

Our Lady of Guadalupe in Wimauma.

On The Ground: Exploring faith, diversity and unity in Wimauma

What do the churches of Wimauma say about its diverse population and community challenges? It seems everyone has the same concerns and wants solutions for the entire community. 
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