Vanessa Wheeler

July 17, 2019

Summer Summit highlights

More than 150 participants gathered at the 2019 Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Summer Summit on Friday, June 21, 2019. The intensive half-day Summit, titled “On the Road to Safety,” featured community representatives from around the region and the state, including keynote speaker Florida Department of Transportation District 7 Secretary David Gwynn and Commissioner Mariella Smith […]
June 11, 2019

Newly elected Mayor Castor leads Bike to Work Day Ride & Rally in Tampa

On Thursday, May 23 the Tampa Downtown Partnership and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay hosted a Bike to Work Day Ride and Rally during National Bike Month! Riders started out from seven different meeting points and rode into downtown Tampa in small groups, converging at Lykes Gaslight Park for the rally. This time, newly elected City of […]
June 10, 2019

Mayor’s Bike to Work Day in St. Petersburg a success!

The City of St. Petersburg continued its tradition of celebrating National Bike Month with its annual Mayor’s Bike to Work Day on the morning of May 10, 2019. As with past events, there were three departure points around the city where bicyclists gathered––one at Bartlett Park in south St. Petersburg, one at the Morean Center […]
June 10, 2019

Temple Terrace: Where art & safety intersect

All around Florida, communities are adding colorful artwork on the surfaces of their streets. On Saturday, May 18, 2019 Temple Terrace joined the growing list of cities that have incorporated intersection artwork as a part of their roadway planning. While street murals are a fun project that bring citizens together for a colorful workday, these […]
June 10, 2019

Tampa ranked #2 in the nation, St. Petersburg #5 for most Bicycle Friendly Businesses

Businesses can play a key role in advancing bicycling in a community and businesses in the Tampa Bay region have caught on to this. A record number of local companies have stepped up to the challenge and become designated as Bicycle Friendly BusinessesSM (BFBs) as part of the League of American Bicyclists (The League) Bicycle […]