BWTB In the News

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 […]
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 […]
August 14, 2017

“Key to Safety” marks its fifth year educating beach visitors in Tampa Bay to walk with awareness

The summer of 2017 is the fifth consecutive year of the Tampa Bay Key to Safety program, an effort to enhance pedestrian safety on Gulf Boulevard. The goal of the program is to educate and inform folks who are traveling to the hotels along the sunny corridor, a popular vacation spot in the Tampa Bay […]
June 20, 2017

Local “Vision Zero” leaders discuss efforts to make streets safer

The “People, Places and Perspectives” event on June 14, 2017 kicked off with a conversation between Beth Alden, Executive Director of the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Whit Blanton, Executive Director of Forward Pinellas (formerly Pinellas MPO). The conversation was moderated by Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Board Chair Jane Castor, and centered around Vision Zero, […]
June 19, 2017

Panel of local bicyclists share their experiences about riding in the Tampa Bay region.

At the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay “People, Places and Perspectives” event on June 14, 2017, four bicyclists from different backgrounds were invited to participate in a speaker panel to tell their stories about bicycling in the Tampa Bay region. The panel was moderated by BWTB Vice Chair Kent McWaters. Each bicyclist took a few minutes to […]
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