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 […]
April 9, 2018

ShiftStPete announces new team to lead bicycle and pedestrian advocacy efforts

Now in its fourth year, ShiftStPete, Inc., a nonprofit organization, has been actively advocating on behalf of bicyclists and pedestrians in the City of St. Petersburg. Though stemming from humble roots, the organization has played an instrumental role in encouraging the city to enhance walking and bicycling infrastructure and has brought residents together to speak […]
April 2, 2018

Plant City hosts second annual “Bike with the Mayor” ride

On Friday, March 30, 2018, Plant City residents and other bicyclists from around the region joined Plant City Mayor Rick Lott, community leaders, City of Plant City staff, and representatives from Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Florida Department of Transportation at Gilchrist Park for Plant City’s second annual Bike with […]
March 30, 2018

USF students get hands-on experience in using bicycling as a form of transportation

University of South Florida (USF) students enrolled in the Sustainable Transportation course are learning ways to get around that are better for the environment, such as walking, transit, and bicycling. When it came to the bicycling component of the course, the professor did more than just talk about it in the classroom. “Having led study […]
March 23, 2018

Local leaders recognized for contributions to safety, Vision Zero

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at a reception at the Franklin Manor in downtown Tampa, the five Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) in the Tampa Bay area (Hernando/Citrus, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota/Manatee) along with Walk Bike Tampa and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, presented awards to individuals for their contributions to the region. There were two award […]
March 21, 2018

Mayors lead “Bike to Work Day” rides in celebration of Florida Bicycle Month

March is Florida Bicycle Month! In recent years, Bike to Work Day events, as part of the month-long celebration, have gained popularity with regional city mayors. It’s a win-win for everyone! Residents have the opportunity to take to the streets by bicycle and interact with their city’s leadership, and mayors are able to demonstrate that […]
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