April 29, 2016

May is National Bike Month!

National Bike Month is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists to encourage bicycling in communities all over the country. Bicycling saves money and helps to preserve your health and the environment. Celebrate locally in Tampa Bay as a variety of biking events take place: International Bike to School Day is May 4th, 2014, and […]
May 2, 2016

St. Pete’s current and future engineering projects improve trail conditions, bicycle facilities

The Mayor’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee in St. Petersburg recently reported its project summary for 2016. Bicycle projects include trail improvements and improvements to bicycle routes and facilities in general. The Pinellas Trail, Bayway Trail, Historic Booker Creek Trail Loop, and the Treasure Island Causeway Trail are all under construction or slated to begin […]
May 4, 2016

FDOT to analyze Strava data to understand traffic patterns of pedestrians and cyclists

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has recently purchased data from the Strava application, known as “the social network for athletes,” according to the application’s website. Strava data will help the FDOT to understand the activities of local walkers, runners, and cyclists. Data from Strava provides the FDOT with the opportunity to understand pedestrian and […]
May 16, 2016

Cyclovia Temple Terrace takes back the street

Skateboarders, rollerbladers, unicyclers, stilt-wearers, tandem-bicyclists, and BMX tricksters rolled, spun, and strolled through 56th Street yesterday from Whiteway Drive to Busch Blvd. in Temple Terrace on Sunday, May 15, 2016. It seldom feels 100% free and easy to walk or ride a bicycle here. Typically, traffic flies by at high speeds, but Cyclovia is a […]
May 26, 2016

Local bicycle riders honor fallen cyclists during 2016 Ride of Silence

On May 18, 2016 at 7:00 PM, the 12th anniversary of the worldwide Ride of Silence took place in downtown Tampa. The ride is held during National Bike Month and is meant to “raise the awareness of motorists, police and city officials that cyclists have a legal right to the public roadways.” The ride began […]