BWTB In the News

March 1, 2018

Steve Brown named the 2018 Michael R. Schwaid Bicyclist of the Year

In early 2017, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) presented its first Bicyclist of the Year award to Michael R. Schwaid, who was known by many as “Michael on Bicycle.” Michael was honored for his passion for bicycling, and his courage and resilience in getting back on his bicycle after being rear-ended by a motorist with a […]
April 2, 2018

Plant City hosts second annual “Bike with the Mayor” ride

On Friday, March 30, 2018, Plant City residents and other bicyclists from around the region joined Plant City Mayor Rick Lott, community leaders, City of Plant City staff, and representatives from Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Florida Department of Transportation at Gilchrist Park for Plant City’s second annual Bike with […]
May 18, 2018

Bike to Work Day brings together riders of all abilities

May is National Bike Month! A major highlight to the month-long celebration is National Bike to Work Day, held Friday, May 18th. Bike/Walk Tampa Bay helped host three Bike to Work Day events, which brought together riders from diverse parts of the region; below are highlights from those events. Individuals who participate in one of […]
May 25, 2018

Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit wins “Future of the Region” award

he Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (TBRPC) held their 26th Annual Future of the Region Awards program on Friday, May 19. The first-ever Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit held on February 27 received an award in the category of Transportation and Mobility. Beth Alden, Executive Director of the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization, accepted the award […]
July 20, 2018

Summer Summit brings community together to move region forward

On July 19, 2018, the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Advisory Board  hosted its Summer Summit at the University Mall in Uptown Tampa. Nearly 100 regional stakeholders and members of the public gathered together to participate in conversations about bicycling and walking. Prior to the official start of the summit, some attendees took a tour of […]