September 1, 2017

Bulls Walk and Bike Week encourages active transportation at University of South Florida

On August 29, 2017, the University of South Florida’s (USF) 6th annual Walk and Bike Week kicked-off at the Tampa campus. This year marks the sixth annual celebration of active transportation on campus.  The event kicked off with a press conference at the College of Engineering Hall of Flags. Dr. Robert Bertini, Director of the Center for Urban Transportation Research, served […]
October 3, 2017

For Florida Bicycle Association (FBA), hard work to change the Move Over law starts to pay off

On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, “SB 116 – Operation of Vehicles” was filed in the Florida Senate. The bill supports the Florida Bicycle Association’s (FBA) goal to amend the “Move Over Law” as part of the organization’s “Move Over for People” legislative platform. If signed into law, the bill will require Florida drivers to “vacate […]
October 4, 2017

Public input helps identify top regional transit projects in Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties

On September 29, 2017, the team behind the Regional Transit Feasibility Plan in Tampa Bay recommended the top transportation projects designed to be competitive catalysts for federal and state funding. The recommendations for future projects were the result of technical analysis, coupled with public input that was provided at a series of community workshops. A […]
October 11, 2017

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay coalition gears up for Fall Summit in St. Petersburg

On Friday, October 20, 2017, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) will host its Fall Regional Summit at the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference Center in St. Petersburg to celebrate recent accomplishments and plan next steps. The event kicks off at 4pm with a bicycle ride led by Lucas Cruse, Bicyclist and Pedestrian Coordinator […]
October 24, 2017

Tampa Bay cyclist and crash survivor Amanda Coker honored at BWTB Fall Summit for breaking world records

“It was hard and I loved every minute of it,” said Amanda Coker, the new holder of the World Record for the greatest distance cycled in a year by a man or a woman. Coker stood at the podium at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg and spoke to the crowd at the […]