Vanessa Wheeler

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 […]
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, 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 corridor. An informational card about […]
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 […]