June 18, 2015

Citizens welcome Courtney Campbell Trail

Bicyclists and pedestrians can now ride or walk from Pinellas to Hillsborough easily using the new 4-mile section of the Courtney Campbell Trail. The original Courtney Campbell Causeway Bridge only had 2-foot shoulders to accommodate cyclists and pedestrians. Now open to the public, the new and improved bridge is a separate structure that provides a […]
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 […]
August 5, 2015

Fletcher Avenue complete streets project wins award

When Fletcher Avenue was identified as an area of high pedestrian crash rates, our friends at Hillsborough County, Florida Department of Transportation, WalkWise Tampa Bay and the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization joined together in an effort to make the area safer – with award winning results! Construction of the $5 million Complete Streets project […]
September 25, 2015

Pedestrian Safety a Priority on 50th Street in Tampa

On September 16, 2015, WalkWise Tampa Bay Ambassadors, public officials, and local law enforcement gathered on 50th street in Tampa near the University of South Florida (USF) Tampa campus.   Thousands of USF students and residents cross this busy road to get to campus, transit stops or other destinations on foot each day. The crosswalks, newly outfitted with flashing beacons, […]
September 30, 2015

WalkWise gives “Key To Safety” to Florida Travelers

For the past three summers, guests at hotels along Gulf Boulevard in St. Petersburg walked safer on the streets thanks to a pedestrian safety tip card insert that came along with their room key card. Our friends at the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) and the Tampa Bay Beaches […]