May 22, 2017

“Bike Your City” ride encourages bicycling in Clearwater

By Hilary Lehman, Forward Pinellas On May 19, 2017 about 80 attendees converged on downtown Clearwater to celebrate National Bike to Work Day for the inaugural Bike Your City event. About 40 cyclists rode the four-mile route created by Forward Pinellas, Pinellas County’s land use and transportation planning agency. The event was hosted by the City […]
May 23, 2017

Bike Month in St. Petersburg is more than just a bike ride

As part of the City of St. Petersburg’s official Bike Month celebrations, Mayor Kriseman led his annual Bike to Work Day ride on Friday, May 19. Nearly 100 participants joined the Mayor and his staff in demonstrating how easy it is to commute by bicycle to the City’s urban core. The event featured three departure […]
May 24, 2017

St. Petersburg announces first Bike Friendly Business

As part of the City of St. Petersburg’s observance of Bike Month, Mayor Kriseman announced Black Crow Coffee Company as the first business to receive recognition in the City’s Bike Friendly Business initiative, recently launched as part of the League of American Bicyclists’ nationally-recognized program. The City of St. Petersburg is taking a proactive approach […]
May 26, 2017

Cigar City Brewing and CAN’d Aid build bikes for local kids

“I am still a kid at heart and I remember what it was like to get that first bike,” said Joey Redner, owner of Cigar City Brewing in Tampa Bay. The local brewery teamed up with CAN’d Aid to build 101 bikes for the first grade class at Tampa Boulevard Elementary on May 24, 2017, […]
June 15, 2017

Leo Rodgers delivers inspirational keynote speech at People, Places, Perspectives event

On December 1, 2007, local bicyclist Leo Rodgers was in a motorcycle crash that cost him his leg. On June 14, 2017, he gave a speech about what his injury taught him, one of many ways he has come to inspire others since he started riding a bicycle for transportation, exercise, and athletic achievement, riding […]