January 19, 2015

WalkWise Tampa Bay provides innovative safety presentations

WalkWise Tampa Bay is a grassroots initiative that provides innovative pedestrian safety education to citizens. Pedestrian safety is an issue that affects everyone. We are all pedestrians at some point during our day. The WalkWise campaign provides a free interactive 30-minute presentation with time for discussion to anyone living or working in select Florida counties. Through […]
June 18, 2015

Westshore plans for walkers and bicycle riders

New and exciting things are happening for Tampa’s Westshore district! Representatives from Westshore alliance, City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, have teamed up with the University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design (USF SACD) to create a more walkable and pedestrian oriented area. It’s a team effort with local government agencies, business […]
June 18, 2015

Boy Scout Blvd. gets pedestrian-friendly facelift

Boy Scout Blvd. is new and improved thanks to new sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes and roadway resurfacing. This pedestrian-friendly face lift is all part of a newly completed $4.6 million transportation project. Resurfacing spread from O’Brien St. to Dale Mabry Hwy in Tampa’s Westshore district. Wider, pedestrian-friendly sidewalks and enhanced crosswalks in the corridor were […]
June 19, 2015

BikeSmart classes teach cyclists rules of the road

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay offers a FREE 60 minute bicycle-focused safety presentation called BikeSmart. The presentation uses an interactive audience response system to quiz the audience and poll their opinions, making it fun and interactive. Presenters travel to your location and can accommodate your schedule! As part of each class, a certified instructor will walk participants […]
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 […]