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Tampa, once dubbed dangerous for bicycling, now one of ’50 Best’ in U.S.


“Tampa now has about 155 miles of bike lanes and trails, most of which were constructed since 2010, said Jean Duncan, director of Tampa’s Transportation and Stormwater Services Department. The completion of the Riverwalk last year also provided a scenic route for bicyclists to traverse downtown.” See More . . . Source: http://www.tampabay.com/news/transportation/tampa-once-dubbed-dangerous-for-bicycling-now-one-of-50-best-in-us/2307459#By: CHRISTOPHER O’DONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER

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Statewide system of biking, walking trails topic of Tampa meeting


“Last year, Gov. Rick Scott allocated $25 million for the project every year for the next five years. The first $25 million came July 1, but none of the money, which comes from new vehicle registration charges, has been spent yet, said Huiwei Shen, manager of FDOT’s systems planning office. The money, which can roll over every year, can only …

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New Report: The Impacts of Highway Congestion

Congestion Near Sunny Isles (Miami)

Mid-size metropolitan areas like Austin and Tampa have joined the Top-50 list of the country’s worst “bottlenecks” during the last 10 years. According to AASHTO, the solution involves a multi-modal approach that includes mass transit, pedestrian and bicycle trails, commuter rail, water ways and greater highway capacity. (See news update below)

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New Hiking Trail Opened in Rio’s Pavão-Pavãozinho Community

Rio de Janeiro

“The trail was restored with the help of PAC Social investments and can be visited with local guides through the Museu de Favela (Favela Museum) located on the Morro do Cantagalo hill. The museum already offers several tours through the communities, such as for example the Casas Telas tour showing local art and murals.” See More . . . Source: …

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