Encouragement

May 21, 2015

Cyclovia Temple Terrace takes back the street

On Sunday, May  17th 2015, 56th street in Temple Terrace was closed for their first ever Cyclovia. Cyclovia (also referred to as Ciclovía or Open Streets) is based on the Spanish word for “cycle path” that started in Bogotá, Colombia. It’s an event which temporarily closes major city streets to car traffic and converts them […]
June 18, 2015

Get ready to “Do the Local Motion”

Get your walking shoes on because the “Do the Local Motion” program is back this October with free guided walking tours of Downtown Tampa. Though you may have lived and/or worked in the downtown Tampa area for many years, there are still many places to be discovered. Guest tour guides, who are experts on various […]
June 19, 2015

New perks for bicyclists and businesses in Downtown Tampa

  If you bike in Downtown Tampa you’re now eligible for special perks from some of the local businesses thanks to the Bike Friendly Tampa program from our founding partner Tampa Downtown Partnership. With 25 businesses already qualified and on board, bicyclists can cash in discounts and rewards in downtown Tampa just for riding their […]
October 8, 2015

USF unveils “Share-A-Bull” bike share program on campus

On September 28, 2015, students, faculty, staff, and administrators gathered at the Marshall Center amphitheater to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for Share-A-Bull. Organizations like WalkWise, Alert Today Alive Tomorrow, and Student Government attended the event, their tables piled high with safety swag. Share-A-Bull t-shirts were given to students who downloaded the SocialBicycles app.   […]
December 4, 2015

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay kicks off with inaugural summit

On December 2, 2015, a passionate group of citizens, professionals, and allied organizations gathered at the John F. Germany Downtown Tampa Library to launch the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay coalition. “In Tampa, a bicyclist or pedestrian is killed every week, on average,” stated Retired Police Chief Jane Castor, one of the coalition’s advisory board members, kicking […]