BWTB In the News

January 16, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018 brings Tampa Bay region’s residents together to walk and bike in annual parade

The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 15, brought the Tampa Bay community together to honor Dr. King’s life and legacy. The two-mile parade is the pinnacle of a week of activity dedicated to the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and is in its 29th year as a commemorative, […]
December 6, 2017

In Memory of our friend Michael Schwaid

Michael Schwaid, known by his friends and fellow bicyclists as “Michael on Bicycle,” passed away on September 27, 2017.  Michael was an inspiration to bicyclists everywhere, and he always had a smile to share and a passionate word to say about bicycle safety and his experience in the saddle.  Many know that Michael endured 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 […]
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 […]
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