October 4, 2017

Public input helps identify top regional transit projects in Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties

On September 29, 2017, the team behind the Regional Transit Feasibility Plan in Tampa Bay recommended the top transportation projects designed to be competitive catalysts for federal and state funding. The recommendations for future projects were the result of technical analysis, coupled with public input that was provided at a series of community workshops. A […]
November 27, 2017

Illegal passing of school buses becomes dangerous local trend, spurs education efforts to keep children safe

In 2016, sixteen year-old Cameron Mayhew was walking to his school bus when he was hit by a motorist illegally passing the stopped bus. Mayhew died the next day. To avoid more tragedies like this one, the Cameron Mayhew Act took effect in Florida on July 1, 2017. This legislation increases the minimum penalty for […]
December 18, 2017

Seminole Heights community provides mobility input to “Keep the Heights Moving” in 2018

On December 15, 2017, the Florida Department of Transportation presented preliminary findings from the Heights Mobility Study at the Seminole Heights Branch Library. The study uses the slogan “Keep the Heights Moving” which, according to FDOT Project Manager Stephen Benson, refers to all modes of transportation—bicycling, walking, driving, and transit—but also moving forward in terms […]
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, […]
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 […]