Vanessa Wheeler

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 […]
June 10, 2019

A sneak preview of our upcoming Summer Summit!

The 2019 BWTB Summer Summit is almost here! If you’ve attended one of our past Summits, you’ll notice a few changes for this very exciting event. Instead of an evening session, we have assembled a five-hour intensive program with presentations by local leaders who will offer an in-depth look at the status of walking and […]
April 28, 2019

Local employers make national Best Workplaces for Commuters list––many support biking and walking to work

What comes to mind when you think of commuting? For most, it conjures images of time spent sitting behind the wheel, often alone, slogging through slow-moving traffic. Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) is seeking to change that. The national program’s strategy is to bolster change from the top down, by recognizing employers that support and […]