Vanessa Wheeler

April 28, 2019

Florida Bicycle Association names Lucy Gonzalez Educator of the Year

Congratulations to Lucy Gonzalez, Safe Routes to School Coordinator, who has just been named the 2018 Educator of the Year by Florida Bicycle Association. In addition to coordinating Safe Routes to School programs for Marion, Lake, and Sumter counties in Florida, Lucy regularly assists Bike/Walk Tampa Bay with on-the-street education and other outreach activities. Lucy […]
April 28, 2019

Tampa Bay Commuters campaign encourages commuters to try new travel options

Changing a routine is difficult––especially when it comes to commuting. The Tampa Bay Commuters program was recently launched to help make that change easier by promoting transportation choices that improve commuting to work or school and offers incentives and support when trying a new travel mode. The Tampa Bay Commuters program was created by the Tampa […]
March 6, 2019

Forward Pinellas launches crowd-sourcing tool to guide future for walkers and bicyclists

What will it be like to walk and bicycle in Pinellas County in the future? Forward Pinellas, the Metropolitan Planning Organization which oversees planning at the county level, is developing the new Advantage Pinellas 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), which will lay the course for how to evolve infrastructure for all travel modes across […]
March 4, 2019

Pasco County breaks ground on Coastal Anclote Trail, enhancing regional trail system

Connecting to the Pinellas Trail will soon be easier for Pasco County residents. A crowd of citizens and dignitaries gathered at Anclote Gulf Park on the morning of Wednesday, February 6, 2019 as Pasco County celebrated the groundbreaking of the county’s latest trail addition, the Coastal Anclote Trail. When completed, the 12-foot wide multi-use paved […]
March 4, 2019

Temple Terrace kids celebrate Florida Bike Month at an event of their own

This year, children and families attended their very own bicycle event in Temple Terrace in honor of Florida Bike Month. On the morning of Saturday, March 2, 2019, the day after the Sixth Annual Bike with the Mayor event, the City of Temple Terrace, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay hosted a Kids […]