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September 25, 2019

St. Petersburg hosts first-ever World Car Free Day celebration

Car-Free St. Pete, in coalition with Open Streets St. Pete, hosted the City of St. Petersburg’s first-ever World Car-free Day event on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019. Though World Car-free Day is an international movement, the city’s rendition of the celebration kept the message local, highlighting some of the many advocacy organizations and resources dedicated to helping residents and visitors alike […]
October 30, 2019

Open Streets St. Pete gets people out of their cars and onto the streets

The fourth annual Open Streets St. Pete event was held on Sunday, October 20. The streets were closed to traffic along Bayshore Drive SE and Dan Wheldon Way in Downtown St. Petersburg, allowing attendees to bike, walk, hula hoop, skate, and otherwise enjoy these roadways free of cars. Dan Wheldon way runs along Albert Whitted […]
December 9, 2019

Holiday Lights Ride showcases Tampa infrastructure, Bicycle Friendly Businesses

On Friday, December 7, 2019 the Tampa Downtown Partnership, City of Tampa, Pedal Power Promoters, the Florida Department of Transportation and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay partnered to host the second annual Holiday Lights Ride. Before the ride, attendees signed up for the Love To Ride program, and participated in a “Best Decorated” contest. The winner received […]
December 17, 2019

First Car-Free Scavenger Hunt Takes Over Downtown St. Pete

Car-Free St. Pete which includes the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership (SPDP), Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), Coast Bike Share and the Cross-Bay Ferry hosted a Car-Free Scavenger Hunt over the weekend that encouraged participants to find clues using car-free transportation. On Saturday, December 7th at 2 p.m. participants formed teams of 2-4 to compete. The […]
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 […]