Vanessa Wheeler

January 17, 2019

Bicycle Friendly Business goes “Platinum” in St. Petersburg

The list of Bicycle Friendly Businesses continues to grow in St. Petersburg. The League of American Bicyclists (The League), the nationally-renowned organization that evaluates bicycle friendliness for businesses, universities, and communities, recently announced four additional St. Petersburg businesses have joined the Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) ranks. These four additions, including a Platinum awardee, add to […]
October 26, 2018

National Interscholastic Cycling Association launches Florida League

No need to leave the state to go mountain biking now that the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) has launched a Florida chapter! The newly-formed Florida Interscholastic Cycling League (FL NICA) is a mountain biking league for children in grades 6-12 with the goal of encouraging more local children and families to ride bicycles. Florida’s […]
October 22, 2018

Walk of Silence memorializes victims of traffic crashes

On the morning of October 6, 2015, 17-year-old Alexis Miranda was killed on Busch Boulevard while crossing the road to get to school. After her mother, Valerie Jones, received the terrible news, she turned her mourning into a mission to prevent more families from experiencing her tragedy. As an advocate for Vision Zero Hillsborough, Jones’s […]
October 1, 2018

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Board of Directors welcomes Brian Kelly

Brian spent 40 years in the Information Technology field progressing from programming to management, where he learned the value of teamwork and creativity to solve complex problems. He was a freelance beat reporter in the 80s and 90s covering the nascent GLBTQ drive for equality in the passage of Chicago’s and San Diego’s first ordinances […]
September 24, 2018

Complete Streets Update: Martin Luther King, Jr. Street in St. Petersburg

Wondering what all the buzz is about in St. Petersburg regarding Complete Streets and resurfacing Martin Luther King, Jr. Street (MLK)? Complete Streets, as a concept, has been a part of conversations in the city’s transportation sphere for years now and the philosophy behind Complete Streets has benefitted numerous projects along the way. The first […]