December 9, 2020

Celebrating International Walk/Bike to School Day 2020

By Emily Hinsdale, president of Sidewalk Stompers, Inc. a nonprofit promoting walking and bicycling to school. How do you celebrate International Walk/Bike to School Day during a pandemic? With enthusiasm! Students from all over Hillsborough County School District participated in this year’s event on Wednesday, October 7. For some, this meant walking or biking to […]
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

Inaugural Sunflower Bicycle Tour will take Tampa Bay women riders on Coast-to-Coast Trail this October

Brought to you by Bike Florida and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay  This inaugural tour is named after Florida’s Beach Sunflower, which grows only in Florida, blooms year-round, and requires an abundance of sun and salt to survive. Much like the Beach Sunflower, the brighter the sun, the greater the strength and beauty of our women cyclists. […]
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 […]