July 7, 2016

New League Cycling Instructors certified

On Sunday, June 19, twelve Tampa Bay area candidates completed a three-day seminar to become League Cycling Instructors (LCIs). The League of American Bicyclists teaches instructors “to help people feel more secure about getting on a bike, to create a mindset that bikes are treated as a vehicle, and to ensure that people on bikes know […]
July 11, 2016

TBARTA provides Emergency Ride Home for commuters, supports cycling and walking

Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA) offers a free (or low cost) Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program to commuters in the Tampa Bay Area who carpool, vanpool, ride the bus, bicycle or walk to work or school two or more days a week. The program works by providing vouchers to individuals registered in the […]
July 26, 2016

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Summer Summit brings community together to discuss regional progress, initiatives

On July 21, 2016, a group of citizens, advocates, transportation professionals and members of allied organizations met at the John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference Center in St. Petersburg to attend the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Summer Summit. The goal of the summit was to discuss and evaluate the region’s bi-annual progress since […]
July 29, 2016

Community partners come together to improve pedestrian safety on Palm Avenue in Ybor City

Many students, tourists, and Tampa residents regularly visit the Historic Ybor City District in Tampa for school, work, and play. Hillsborough Community College (HCC) students and staff, along with local residents, expressed safety concerns for pedestrians walking near the college and Centro Ybor. In response to these concerns, the City of Tampa assembled a Road […]
July 31, 2016

Roser Park Walking Tour kicks off Bike/Walk Tampa Bay 2016 Summer Summit

The beautiful Roser Park Historic District in St. Petersburg is excellent for walking and may soon add more multi-mobility improvements as the city moves forward with plans to enhance the neighborhood. Lucas Cruse, the City of St. Petersburg’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, led a walking tour of Roser Park to kick off Bike/Walk Tampa Bay’s […]