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  • Forward Pinellas Seeking Competitive Proposals for Planning Consultants
    Forward Pinellas is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide planning support. The entire procurement package, including a full scope of services, is available on the Forward Pinellas website. Any addenda or update will be posted online. Participation by Certified Disadvantaged Businesses (e.g. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Minority Business Enterprise, Small Business Enterprise) must be addressed.... […]
    Sarah Caper
  • Safe Streets Pinellas: A Vision Zero Approach to Making our Streets Safer
    When we hear about severe crashes or injuries on our roadways, the conversation often revolves around who is to blame. Was the driver speeding, or was the pedestrian jaywalking? With 90 people killed and more seriously injured last year on Pinellas County roadways, assigning blame to individuals isn’t solving our transportation crisis. Forward Pinellas started... […]
    Hilary Lehman
  • The Problem with Earmarks
    Sometimes doing a good deed does not turn out all that well in the end. As the 2020 Florida Legislative Session begins, we need to discuss earmarks, those legislator-added line items to the state budget for transportation or other capital projects in a district or county. If your local state lawmaker asks you what projects... […]
    Whit Blanton