December 18, 2018

Elementary school students receive new bikes and learn new safety skills

December 10, 2018 was a very special day for 46 students at Miles Elementary school in Tampa. That Monday morning, the students at Miles Elementary with the best attendance in kindergarten through grade five, in each respective class, were awarded certificates for free bicycles from WellBuilt Bikes. The University Area CDC provided free bicycle helmets […]
January 17, 2019

Bicycle Friendly Business goes “Platinum” in St. Petersburg

The list of Bicycle Friendly Businesses continues to grow in St. Petersburg. The League of American Bicyclists (The League), the nationally-renowned organization that evaluates bicycle friendliness for businesses, universities, and communities, recently announced four additional St. Petersburg businesses have joined the Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) ranks. These four additions, including a Platinum awardee, add to […]
January 17, 2019

Rocky Point hosts new employee bike share program

By guest author, Michael Maurino, Director of Transportation and Planning, Westshore Alliance Zagster bike sharing is now available for employees of Island Center, Rocky Point Centre, and Waterford Plaza thanks to Parmenter. Employees of tenant companies can download the Zagster bike share app to become a member and check out a bike at one of the […]
January 23, 2019

CUTR researchers analyze local news on bicyclist fatalities and offer guidance to journalists

What the media says matters when reporting news about bicyclists who are involved in fatal traffic crashes. On September 27, 2018, researchers at the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) recorded a webcast to unveil research entitled, “Media Framing of Fatal Bicyclist Crashes in Hillsborough County: A Critical Discourse Analysis.” The […]
March 4, 2019

USF Transportation Day demonstrates commuting possibilities for campus-goers

The University of South Florida (USF) Tampa campus looked a little different for students and faculty during the first ever USF Transportation Day. The event, hosted by the USF Center for Urban Transportation Research, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Seven, was a celebration of all modes of transportation, giving […]