December 9, 2020

Murals bring attention to bicycle/pedestrian space in Tampa

An initiative by the Tampa Downtown Partnership and the City of Tampa engaged artists and volunteers to create murals and other artwork for numerous roadway and parking garage surfaces around town.. Murals, like the ones installed in Tampa, are shown to help call attention to bicyclists and pedestrians as well as highlight related facilities, like […]
January 11, 2021

21 women take on 2021 by bicycle

A Message from Julie Bond, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay’s Program Director Happy New Year! We begin 2021 by sharing the stories of 21 women who ride bicycles in the Tampa Bay area. During 2020, I logged over 6,000 miles, and crossed paths with many amazing women with diverse backgrounds and of all ages and abilities. For […]
April 12, 2021

Women accept Florida Coast-to-Coast Trail 250 mile challenge and ask cities to prioritize safety along the way

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) aims to encourage more women to ride bicycles by helping address barriers specific to women, such as safety concerns and a lack of tailored resources. “We are dedicated to encouraging, supporting, and making bicycling accessible to women of all backgrounds,” said Julie Bond, BWTB program director. The Sunflower Bicycle Tour is […]
April 12, 2021

University of South Florida recognized as Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly University by League of American Bicyclists

The University of South Florida (USF) Tampa campus named a Silver-level Bicycle Friendly UniversitySM in 2021 by the League of American Bicyclists, the premier grassroots advocacy organization encouraging better bicycling and protecting the rights of people who bike. The award recognizes USF’s achievement in providing safe, accessible bicycling on campus. USF St. Petersburg campus was previously […]
April 12, 2021

City of Temple Terrace celebrates Florida Bike Month with bicycle challenge and history tour

City of Temple Terrace Mayor, Andy Ross, proclaimed March as Bike Month in Temple Terrace at the City Council meeting on March 2, 2021. During the month, bicyclists participated in a virtual bike month challenge, logging their trips and taking photos along the way. An eight-mile history tour highlighted five historical markers in the City. […]