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Mix-It-Up for Mobility Week 2019

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?

  • Save money and make new friends by carpooling to work
  • Burn extra calories by biking or walking to the gym
  • Explore a new route by traveling on a bus or train
  • Skip traffic by working from home

Take the pledge

Click to take the pledge today!

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.

Transportation Choices in District 3

Here are the various transportation options available in the Florida panhandle (Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton, and Washington counties). Choose your favorite mode of transportation to find out more information and resources related to that mode, then take the transportation challenge.



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:

Bay Town Trolley
Serving Bay County including Panama City.

Serving Okaloosa County including Destin and Ft. Walton Beach.

Escambia County Area Transit
Serving Escambia County including Pensacola and Century.

Gadsden Connector
Weekday express service between Havana and Chattahoochee with stops in Quincy, Greensboro, and Gretna. Connects with the Gadsden Express in Quincy for trips to Tallahassee.

Gadsden Express
Weekday express service from Quincy with stops in Midway, Tallahassee Community College and C.K Steele Plaza in downtown Tallahassee.

J-Trans provides deviated fixed-route transit on Tuesdays and Fridays for $1/trip.

Quincy Shuttle Weekday shuttle service throughout Quincy with connections to the Gadsden Express and Gadsden Connector.

Serving the City of Tallahassee.

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.

Bay Area Transportation Demand Response
Serving Bay County.

Big Bend Transit
Serving Leon, Gadsden, Jefferson, Taylor and Madison counties.

Calhoun County Transit
Community Transportation Coordinator for Calhoun County.

Dial-A-Ride–StarMetro's Paratransit
Serving the City of Tallahassee.

EC Dial-A-Ride
Serving Okaloosa County.

ECCT Paratransit Services
Serving Escambia County.

Gulf Arc and Transportation
Serving Gulf and Franklin Counties.

Jackson County Transportation Inc.
Serving Jackson County.

Liberty County Transit
Serving Liberty County.

Tri-County Community Council
Serving Holmes, Walton, Washington, and Santa Rosa counties.

Wakulla County Senior Citizens' Council
Serving Wakulla County.


Carpooling and Vanpooling



If transit isn’t available in your area or if you’re looking for other options, consider carpooling and vanpooling.

It's a great way to cut down on transportation costs and reduce your carbon footprint. Visit Commuter Services of North Florida to find out more about economical and environmentally-friendly commute options in Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty and Wakulla counties. Visit Ride On Commuter Services to find about commuting options in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Gulf, Holmes, Washington, Jackson and Calhoun counties. Both programs also offer an emergency ride home program which provides a free ride home when emergencies arise and you need to get home from work.



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:

Bay County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

Bay County Trails

Leon County Bike Route Network

North Walton County Trails

South Walton County Trails

Florida Bike Trails and Maps

Florida Greenways and Trails Foundation

Florida Greenways and Trails Map



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 Pedestrian/Bicycling Safety Resource Center

National Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Florida Pedestrian and Bicycle Law Synopsis

Florida Bicycle Association

Other Resources

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.