December 9, 2019

Winter Wheelers encourages more people to ride bikes in month of December

December is a fantastic time to ride a bike in Florida. To encourage more people to bicycle, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB), in partnership with the Love to Ride organization, is hosting “Winter Wheelers,” a fun ride challenge. Participating bicyclists log their bike rides on the Love to Ride website and are automatically entered into daily […]
December 9, 2019

Walk Bike Drive highlights safety challenges and asks drivers to take a pledge

Every city has challenging travel corridors where vehicles traveling at higher speeds mingle with people trying to get where they need to go on foot and by bike. It can be a dangerous combination. The Walk Bike Drive awareness campaign is striving to change that by not only calling attention to safer driving behaviors on […]
December 9, 2019

St. Petersburg Bicycle Friendly Businesses learn about Vision Zero Network’s approach to safety

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019 the City of St. Petersburg, in collaboration with Pedal Power Promoters, hosted an invitation-only luncheon featuring keynote, Leah Shahum, Founder and Director of Vision Zero Network. The city invited local businesses who have been certified as Bicycle FriendlyTM by the League of American Bicyclists as well as Complete Streets Committee members. […]
February 18, 2020

Teen Traffic Safety Education reaches over 4,500 students during Fall Semester

During the 2019 Fall semester, over 4,500 students attending high schools throughout Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties participated in the Teen Traffic Safety Education program. Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) presenters delivered 213 presentations in 40 different high schools. The in-classroom curriculum covers Florida traffic laws for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists beginning […]
February 18, 2020

Local Bicycle Friendly Business awardees celebrate designations

Local businesses continue to step up and add to the list of reasons why Tampa is receiving attention for improving its bike friendliness. The League of American Bicyclists (The League) announced in January 2020 that Tampa has maintained its position for having the second most Bicycle Friendly BusinessesSM (BFBs) in the nation. The following are […]