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Take the challenge to try a new way to travel during Mobility Week 2019. The Mix-It-Up Challenge is an opportunity to earn rewards for riding transit, biking, walking, carpooling or teleworking.
Wondering how you could Mix-It-Up?
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Prize Details:Participants that log trips between Oct 25–Nov 1, 2019 will be automatically entered in a drawing for prizes. Winners will be selected randomly. Winners will be notified via email by November 15, 2019 and will have until November 30, 2019 to claim prize(s) once notified. If winners do not reply within the required timeframe, they forfeit all rights to prizes, and another winner will be selected. Prizes will include gift cards, passes to local attractions, and other promotional items.
Here are the various transportation options available in West Central Florida (Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties). Choose your favorite mode of transportation to find out more information and resources related to that mode, then take the transportation challenge.
TECO Line Streetcar System is a 2.7-mile streetcar line that runs along Downtown Tampa, through the Channel District, and Ybor City. The system features historical replica streetcars of the original Tampa Streetcar Line. Residents or employees of the Streetcar Special Assessment District are eligible for discounted fares.
Ride around Northwest Florida without having to worry about parking or the cost of gasoline. Use the following options based on the county you live in:
Citrus County TransitServing Citrus County.
HART Metro-RapidServing Hillsborough County.
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART)Serving Hillsborough County with connections to Pinellas County.
Pasco County Public Transportation (PCPT)Serving Pasco County.
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA)Serving Pinellas County with connections to Hillsborough County.
These services are further described on the website of each of these agencies.
Many of these agencies also offer complimentary on-call services for individuals who are not able to use the regular fixed route bus service because of a disability, age or other limitations.
HARTFLEX and HARTPLUS ParatransitHARTFLEX is a door to door service in Brandon, South County, Northdale, Town 'N Country, and South Tampa. HARTPLUS is the paratransit service offered by HART.
DART–ParatransitOffered by PSTA to Pinellas County residents.
TheBus ParatransitServing Hernando County.
Transit Bus–Citrus County ParatransitServing Citrus County.
Ridesharing is a great way to cutting down transportation costs and reducing your carbon footprint.
Visit TBARTA Commuter Services to find out more about commute options such as carpooling and vanpooling and other commuter programs in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas and Sarasota counties.
New North Transportation Alliance offers support services to commuters and employers in the University Area, Temple Terrace and New Tampa.
WestShore Alliance offers commute options to employees of member companies in Tampa's Westshore District.
Tampa Downtown Partnership offers support services for commute options in downtown Tampa.
Telework is a work arrangement whereby employees are allowed to perform the normal duties and responsibilities of their positions through the use of computers or telecommunications, at home or another place apart from the employees' usual place of work. Ask your supervisor or human resources staff if you can telework during Mobility Week.
Bicycling is one of the most utilized modes of active transportation in Florida. Thousands of Florida residents bike to work as their primary mode or use their bikes in conjunction with bus/rail.
For information on bicycling, visit the following resources:
Bike/Walk Tampa Bay
Citrus County Bikeways and Trails: Existing + Committed Facilities
FDOT Bicycle Friendly Road Viewer
Florida Greenways and Trails Map
Hernando/Citrus MPO Bikeways and Trails Master Plan
Hernando County Bikeways and Trails: Vision Map
Hillsborough County Trails, Paths and Bicycle Guide
Hillsborough County Interactive Bicycle Suitability Map
Pasco County Greenways, Trails and Blueways Map
Pinellas County Bicycle Lanes, Sidewalks and Trailways
Regional Multi-Use Trails Network
Rails to Trails of the Withlacoochee
Suncoast Chapter–Florida Trail Association
St. Petersburg Bicycle Club
Walking has significant benefits on our transportation system, environment and on our personal health.
Visit mapmywalk to find printable walking maps of any city. The resources below provide information on pedestrian laws, responsibilities and safety tips.
Walking and Bicycling Safety
Under Florida law, a bicycle is considered a vehicle, and is entitled to share the road with cars, trucks and other vehicles. Become familiar with state traffic laws that apply to bicycles and pedestrians.
Additional bicycle and pedestrian resources are listed below.
Florida Bicycle Association
Florida Pedestrian/Bicycling Safety Resource Center
Florida Pedestrian and Bicycle Law Synopsis
National Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
You can always use other options such as taxis, private car share or ride hailing services for your last mile connectivity or in conjunction with other commuter benefits programs.
Some resources are listed below:
Carsharing at University of South
Private Ridesharing Network at the University of South Florida
Walk Bike Drive
Florida Department of Transportation
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