Vanessa Wheeler

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 […]
July 9, 2020

Bike racks and fix-it stations installed in Westshore

By Michael Maurino, CNU-A, Director of Transportation and Planning, Westshore Alliance Three new bike racks and fix-it stations are now available for use, thanks to a partnership between the Westshore Alliance and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The racks at Avion Park, Lincoln Gardens Park, and Charles B. Williams Park were funded by FDOT. […]
July 9, 2020

Drive on Park Boulevard? New campaign launches to improve safety

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Seven recently installed three Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons, also known as HAWK crosswalks, on Park Boulevard, providing more options for people walking to safely cross the busy roadway. Bike/Walk Tampa Bay is launching an education campaign as part of its Walk Bike Drive program for motorists driving along the […]
July 8, 2020

Latest Bicycle Friendly Businesses announced: Tampa and St. Petersburg named in top three cities nationwide

The League of American Bicyclists (the “League”) has just released their latest list of certified Bicycle Friendly BusinessesSM – the results are great news for the Tampa Bay region. With many people working remotely due to COVID-19, the crossroads between bicycling and local business is all the more important as people take to the streets […]
July 8, 2020

Work zone safety awareness is key during construction of new HAWKS on Busch Boulevard

Great things are happening on Busch Boulevard in Hillsborough County. Construction recently began to install three new crosswalks, equipped with High-Intensity Activated crossWalK beacons, known as HAWKs. To increase safely for both motorists and road construction workers, a proactive safety awareness campaign is launching to remind motorists to slow down and be aware in work […]