Community Events

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November 13, 2017

Sidewalk Stompers empower community via school-based walking program, public engagement

The Roosevelt Elementary Sidewalk Stompers is a volunteer organization founded in early 2016 by a group of parents committed to encouraging children to walk to school and providing them safe pedestrian pathways to walk on. The goal is to build a larger community commitment to pedestrian traffic and safety, says Emily Hinsdale, the Stompers’ Co-Founder. […]
November 20, 2017

Largo Police Department celebrates 5th annual Family Safety Day event with bicycle, helmet giveaways

On November 18, 2017, the Largo Police Department held their 5th annual Family Safety Day. Attendees received information from the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay exhibit on pedestrian and bicycle safety. Other exhibits included water safety, gun safety, fire safety, and more. There was also an opportunity to participate in a bike rodeo, where they were taught hands-on safety strategies by the police. Bikes were provided for […]
December 7, 2017

Coast Bike Share celebrates valuable people, places, and partners at its third birthday party in Downtown Tampa

On December 6, 2017, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Community Partner, Coast Bike Share, celebrated their third year as Tampa Bay’s official bike share program. The program, managed by Cyclehop, offers flexible one-way travel options via 700 bicycles located at 80+ hubs across downtown Tampa, downtown St. Petersburg, and USF Tampa. In just three years, the good […]
December 18, 2017

Seminole Heights community provides mobility input to “Keep the Heights Moving” in 2018

On December 15, 2017, the Florida Department of Transportation presented preliminary findings from the Heights Mobility Study at the Seminole Heights Branch Library. The study uses the slogan “Keep the Heights Moving” which, according to FDOT Project Manager Stephen Benson, refers to all modes of transportation—bicycling, walking, driving, and transit—but also moving forward in terms […]
January 16, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018 brings Tampa Bay region’s residents together to walk and bike in annual parade

The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 15, brought the Tampa Bay community together to honor Dr. King’s life and legacy. The two-mile parade is the pinnacle of a week of activity dedicated to the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and is in its 29th year as a commemorative, […]