National study: St. Pete is Florida’s ‘best for bikes’ city

Over a two-year period, the advocacy group People For Bikes created and maintained a massive database of American cities and their relationships with bicyclists.

Each city – and just under 500 were monitored – was rated on five criteria: Ridership, Safety, Network, Acceleration and Reach. Feedback from everyday bike riders, city staffers, open-source maps and publicly available data was used.

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Social enterprise accelerator program offers chance at $60k in cash prizes

Do you have an innovative idea for a social enterprise? Not sure how to put your idea into action? Social Venture Partners 6-week accelerator program can help bring your pie-in-the-sky idea down to earth.

The Social Innovation Fast Pitch provides free training and mentoring to nail down a business plan, hone a strategy and perfect a 3-minute “Fast Pitch” of your idea. Then, groups have the opportunity to present their pitch to a captive audience of influencers and change-makers – and win up to $60,000 in cash prizes.

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Getting Around Beach Drive []

Beach Drive is one of St. Pete's hottest spots. With popularity comes traffic. Our friends at have produced a handy guide to transportation for Beach Drive. Parking, Biking, Ubring or Trolleying - this interactive map will help make your transit to and from Beach Drive smoother.

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Jeff Brandes, Florida State Senator

Senator Jeff Brandes talks priorities in Tallahassee, establishing a bold legislative vision, and following his "true north" in policy-making. [Audio - 37:37]

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The Hustle


Suncoast Compost is changing the way we look at food waste. The small start-up is diverting hundreds of pounds of compostable material from Tampa Bay landfills, and they're only just beginning.

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The financial industry is built on the foundation of data. Before Intrinio, financial data was restricted by prohibitive technology or high costs, limiting the next generation of developers and investors.

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The Shuffle

Kim Spencer
U of Central Florida

Lauren Martin
B2 Communications


Hank Hine
Dali Museum

Focus: Psychology

The Amazing Psychology of Japanese Train Stations


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