Vanessa Wheeler

October 13, 2020

Nominations open for Michael R. Schwaid Bicyclist of the Year

The nomination period has now closed. Sign up for our Fall Forum to hear from the winner! Each year the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Advisory Board selects a local citizen bicycle advocate to receive the Michael R. Schwaid Bicyclist of the Year award. BWTB invites readers to submit nominations for the 2020 Michael R. Schwaid […]
October 13, 2020

Cycle September winners announced!

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay hosted Cycle September, a local competition encouraging more people to ride bicycles and log their trips. Tampa Bay cyclist Phil Schuster won the overall challenge logging over 1,200 miles ridden. Danielle Greer logged over 1,000 miles to winning top female rider. In the large employer category, Tampa General Hospital took the top […]
October 13, 2020

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month – Videos highlight work zone and crosswalk safety

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Seven is in the process of installing four new Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons on Busch Boulevard in Tampa, providing more options for people walking to safely cross the busy roadway. To support this effort, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, as part of its Walk Bike Drive program, produced two safety PSA […]
October 13, 2020

Registration opens for Florida’s Statewide Mobility Week Employer Roundtable

Join Best Workplaces for Commuters and the Florida Department of Transportation during Florida’s Mobility Week for a statewide roundtable discussion focusing on COVID-19 impacts on commuting and Florida’s transition back to the workplace. The roundtable discussion will include COVID-19 related workforce impacts to employee commuting and the potential continuation of positive commuter trends post-pandemic, telework […]
September 10, 2020

Cycle September provides Tampa Bay residents with additional reasons to ride

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay is hosting Cycle September, a global competition to encourage more people to ride bicycles. Cycle September will run the entire month of September and is the final month of the larger Love to Ride National Bike Challenge, a summer-long competition. Additional perks have been added to the competition to encourage participation and […]