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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 […]
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, […]
February 3, 2017

New Protected Cycle Track Coming to Downtown Tampa

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will be building the first-ever cycle track on a state roadway this year in Downtown Tampa. The cycle track, which will run along the north side of Jackson Street (State Road 60) from Ashley Drive to Nebraska Avenue, is considered to be a type of “urban shared-use path,” and […]
April 25, 2017

HART launches HyperLINK program

On Monday, April 24, Hillborough Area Regional Transit (HART) launched its HyperLINK program to accommodate travelers near the University of South Florida, Carrollwood and Brandon areas. HyperLINK transports riders to and from bus stops to cut travel time and solve the first mile/last mile predicament many people find themselves in. According to public transit consultant […]
October 23, 2017

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Fall Summit inspires continued forward motion in building better communities for pedestrians and bicyclists

With perfect biking and walking weather just around the corner, the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Fall Summit was right on time in sunny St. Petersburg, Friday, October 20, 2017. A healthy turnout of the community, including citizens, government officials, transit professionals, and advocacy groups, gathered at the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference […]