The Gateway is approximately 30 square miles and is a primary economic engine of Pinellas County and the Tampa Bay region. The general boundaries for this master plan effort include: Belleair Road on the north, Starkey Road on the west, 62nd Avenue North on the south, and Tampa Bay on the east.

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  • Analyzing Our Communities for Better Planning
    Whether it’s analyzing the economic impact of microbreweries, encouraging urban agriculture, or creating a cultural corridor along Alternate U.S. 19, Forward Pinellas undertakes a variety of projects in order to meet the diverse planning needs of our communities countywide. As part of our interlocal agreements with local governments throughout Pinellas County, we as an agency... […]
    Jared Austin
  • New website and survey at
    With a million-dollar investment made possible by a partnership of local governments, FDOT, and Forward Pinellas, the Gateway Master Plan project is entering its final phases as it seeks to build on the strengths of the area that already serves as an economic engine for the county. A website dedicated to the effort,, is... […]
    Chelsea Favero
  • Lessons for our transportation future from Indy’s past and present
    Understanding the transportation challenges that other communities have faced and how they have overcome them is essential to developing any project or plan for our region. With that in mind, on November 7, 2018, Forward Pinellas and Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) representatives and staff set out on a peer exchange trip to Indianapolis, Indiana.... […]
    Alicia Parinello