Vanessa Wheeler

December 18, 2018

Pinellas County declared a Bicycle Friendly Community

The results are in! Pinellas County has just been presented with a Bicycle Friendly Community award from the League of American Bicyclists (“The League”), joining a growing list of more than 400 other U.S. communities that have received an award. As a Bronze Level award recipient, Pinellas County is the fifth county in Florida, along […]
November 27, 2018

Fun ways to celebrate the season on two wheels!

The air is cool and a festive vibe can be found around every corner. Tampa Bay is fortunate to have so many holiday-themed bicycle rides… here are a few excuses to get out and celebrate the season! Weds. 11/28 – Temple Terrace Critical Mass Fall Ride Fri. 11/30 – Critical Mass St. Petersburg Fri. 11/30 […]
November 13, 2018

St. Petersburg celebrates the “new” MLK at Tour de MLK event

Those who walk and bicycle in St. Petersburg have one more reason to be thankful this November. On the morning of November 10, 2018 the City of St. Petersburg, in partnership with Coast Bike Share, hosted Tour de MLK, a reception and bicycle ride celebrating the completion of a key component of the city’s bicycle-pedestrian […]
November 9, 2018

BWTB Fall Summit dives into making streets safer for everyone

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) held its 2018 Fall Summit on November 8. Approximately 60 stakeholders, business owners, and citizens gathered in a large meeting hall provided by the St. Petersburg College Clearwater campus. Kent McWaters, Vice Chair of BWTB, welcomed everyone then turned the stage over to Secretary David Gwynn, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) […]
November 1, 2018

Dignitaries and passersby Pop-up for Safety on Busch Boulevard

The morning of October 30, 2018 was cool and pleasant as the sun rose over Busch Blvd. in Temple Terrace. Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB), in collaboration with the Florida Department of Transportation and the City of Temple Terrace, hosted Pop-up for Safety, an educational event demonstrating how BWTB connects community members with much needed safety […]