March 9, 2016

Recent research recommends stronger connections between public transit and public trails in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties

On March 3, 2016, the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida premiered a webcast entitled “Methodology for Linking Greenways and Trails with Public Transportation in Florida.” The webcast was presented by Sara J. Hendricks, AICP to announce the findings of her most recent research. Hendricks is a Senior Research […]
March 14, 2016

Temple Terrace’s “Bike with the Mayor” ride brings local cyclists together

On March 11th 2016, the City of Temple Terrace held its third annual “Bike with the Mayor” ride in celebration of Florida Bike Month. The event was free and open to all riders. At 7:30 a.m. cyclists, friends, neighbors, colleagues and volunteers enjoyed free coffee, doughnuts, and bagels while chatting with other cyclists before the […]
March 17, 2016

Bike light giveaway in Pinellas County schools promotes safe bicycle use

On March 16, 2016, Pinellas Park Middle School held an event to give away bike lights to students to promote safe cycling. Staff from the Pinellas County Traffic Division and Florida Department of Transportation attended the event to help students attach the lights to their bicycles to assure future use. The school is one of […]
March 23, 2016

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay talks bicycling across the region on 88.5 WMNF Sustainable Living Program

On March 14th, 2016, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Program Director Julie Bond, retired Police Chief and BWTB Chair Jane Castor, and BWTB Board Member Carrie Waite discussed bicycling  with WMNF radio host Jon Butts in honor of Florida Bike Month. The listener-supported talk show addresses sustainability issues, and this broadcast brought us together to discuss […]
March 28, 2016

St. Pete Bike Co-op encourages cycling, education, and advocacy

St. Pete Bike Co-op encourages cycling, education, and advocacy The St. Pete Bike Co-op is a non-profit organization that provides bicycle related education and advocacy, promotes bike safety, and encourages environmental sustainability in St. Pete. President and Founder, Carrie Waite, says “the focus is on helping people with the basics of bike maintenance and repair. […]