Community Events

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June 26, 2018

Vision Zero Hillsborough shows what a difference a little paint can make

Vision Zero Hillsborough is an initiative of the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). A Vision Zero policy establishes a goal of reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries to zero, typically by a target date. As part of the Vision Zero initiative, the MPO identified several high-crash corridors, and decided to showcase their “Paint Saves Lives” […]
July 20, 2018

Summer Summit brings community together to move region forward

On July 19, 2018, the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Advisory Board  hosted its Summer Summit at the University Mall in Uptown Tampa. Nearly 100 regional stakeholders and members of the public gathered together to participate in conversations about bicycling and walking. Prior to the official start of the summit, some attendees took a tour of […]
August 8, 2018

Local community groups recognized at second annual Bike/Walk Tampa Bay awards

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) celebrated community members for their contributions to local bike/walk culture at its second annual awards ceremony on July 19, 2018. The awards ceremony was the finale for the BWTB Summer Summit, held at the University Mall in Uptown Tampa. This year, there were two award categories: Social Bicycle Ride of the […]
October 22, 2018

Walk of Silence memorializes victims of traffic crashes

On the morning of October 6, 2015, 17-year-old Alexis Miranda was killed on Busch Boulevard while crossing the road to get to school. After her mother, Valerie Jones, received the terrible news, she turned her mourning into a mission to prevent more families from experiencing her tragedy. As an advocate for Vision Zero Hillsborough, Jones’s […]
November 13, 2018

St. Petersburg celebrates the “new” MLK at Tour de MLK event

Those who walk and bicycle in St. Petersburg have one more reason to be thankful this November. On the morning of November 10, 2018 the City of St. Petersburg, in partnership with Coast Bike Share, hosted Tour de MLK, a reception and bicycle ride celebrating the completion of a key component of the city’s bicycle-pedestrian […]