For the past three summers, guests at hotels along Gulf Boulevard in St. Petersburg walked safer on the streets thanks to a pedestrian safety tip card insert that came along with their room key card. Our friends at the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) and the Tampa Bay Beaches […]
While officers in the Tampa Bay area are out enforcing bicycle and pedestrian traffic laws, they often surprise those bikers and walkers stopped for a violation by providing them free bike lights or fluorescent backpacks. This action is part of a bigger program in the Tampa Bay area, FDOT’s High Visibility Enforcement (HVE), which in […]
When Fletcher Avenue was identified as an area of high pedestrian crash rates, our friends at Hillsborough County, Florida Department of Transportation, WalkWise Tampa Bay and the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization joined together in an effort to make the area safer – with award winning results! Construction of the $5 million Complete Streets project […]
Joggers, cyclists and skaters seeking sunshine, breezes and panoramic views of Upper Tampa Bay now have a safe passage between Clearwater and Tampa with the completion of the Courtney Campbell Causeway Trail.
Bike/Walk Tampa Bay offers a FREE 60 minute bicycle-focused safety presentation called BikeSmart. The presentation uses an interactive audience response system to quiz the audience and poll their opinions, making it fun and interactive. Presenters travel to your location and can accommodate your schedule! As part of each class, a certified instructor will walk participants […]