The FDOT Safety Office, along with our wonderful partners, presented the Florida Teen Safe Driving Coalition’s fourth annual Leadership Academy. Teens from all over the state learned how to educate their peers and community leaders on safe driving issues.
Starkey Elementary School in Pinellas County requested to have a District Seven Florida Department of Transportation bridge engineer talk to their S.T.E.M. program (about 30 4th and 5th graders) about bridges.
District Structures Maintenance Engineer Jim Jacobsen had the rare opportunity to travel halfway across the globe to the “Land of the Rising Sun,” visiting the bridges of Tokyo, Kyoto and Kobe.
The Florida Department of Transportation and Alert Today Florida teamed up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to help promote pedestrian and bicycle safety across the greater Tampa Bay area.
On Wednesday, July 15, District Seven Secretary Paul Steinman and members of the district management staff were on hand at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for the Atlas V rocket launch by United Launch Alliance.
District Seven and the City of Tampa are implementing pedestrian safety improvements on East Hillsborough Avenue. The improvements will incorporate seven new pedestrian crossings at five locations along the corridor between Nebraska Avenue and 50th Street.
FDOT partnered with the Tampa Bay Rays to promote the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. The signs were displayed all around the stadium.
It all started with a simple request from the Courtney Campbell Causeway Scenic Highway Group to District Seven. The group had an idea for a bicycle and pedestrian trail that would span across Tampa Bay.
On Wednesday, June 17, Secretary Paul Steinman and District Seven staff helped unveil the first ever electric vehicle charging station to be placed at a district office.
Teens from all over the state learned about existing Graduated Driver’s License laws, the benefits of safety belt use, the hazards of distracted driving and texting, reducing speeding, reducing impaired driving and underage drinking, and how to educate their peers and community leaders on these issues.
On April 21, 2015, ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies) held the annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. to recognize the preeminent engineering achievements that occurred throughout the world in 2014.