Bicyclists killed in the Tampa Bay area since July 29. May you all rest in peace.
Date of the bicyclist being hit and name:
July 29: LeRoy Collins, Tampa. Retired Navy admiral.
Sept. 9: Joseph Dyals, Tampa. Elementary school teacher.
Sept. 11: Stephen Allen Ivey, New Port Richey. Died Sept. 13.
Sept. 12: Neil Alan Smith, St. Petersburg. Restaurant dishwasher. Died Sept. 18.
Sept. 25: Ishizuka Kayoko, Tampa. USF biochemistry Ph. D graduate.
How many bicyclists have to be killed before Pam Iorio, county officials, DOT top brass etc. identify bicycle safety as a top priority and start building roads that can safely accommodate both bicyclist and car driver?