Community Events

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March 18, 2020

Hundreds of bicyclists ride to work during Tampa’s Downtown Ride & Rally

On Thursday, March 12 the Tampa Downtown Partnership and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay hosted a Bike to Work Day Ride and Rally during Florida Bike Month! Riders started out from eight different meeting points and rode into downtown Tampa in small groups, converging at Lykes Gaslight Park for the rally.  Riders received collectible t-shirts, enjoyed light […]
April 2, 2020

iCan Bike Tampa Bay to teach children with special needs how to ride bicycles

Learning to ride a bike is a rite of passage for most youth; a transition from backyard play to independence and neighborhood exploration. What about individuals with special needs who may require additional, differentiated instruction? Heidi Ferraro, a local advocate and mother of a son with special needs, is committed to helping special needs individuals […]
April 2, 2020

Second annual USF Transportation Day showcases variety of multi-modal options

By Christina Van Allen, Marketing & Communications Officer, Center for Urban Transportation Research at USF The University of South Florida (USF) closed a campus street to motorists for the second annual USF Transportation Day. The transportation celebration focused on sustainable, multi-use, and non-car commuting options in the Tampa Bay region, including bicycles, scooters, and electric […]
April 3, 2020

Tampa Bay Bike Challenge sparks friendly competition between local workplaces

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) hosted the Tampa Bay Bike Challenge to celebrate Florida Bike Month and encourage more people to ride bikes. There was an additional upside to the Challenge: help spread bicyclist awareness to local employers. All during March, BWTB invited workplaces to create teams within the Challenge platform and encourage their employees log […]
April 3, 2020

Tampa Bay bicyclists log more than 58,000 miles during March, log virtual rides, and #socialdistance

In honor of Florida Bike Month, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay hosted the Tampa Bay Bike Challenge, encouraging people to ride bicycles for any reason including exercise, recreation, errands, and to and from work. Responding to the COVID-19 crisis mid-challenge, the focus shifted to encouraging solo or family rides close to home and the inclusion of logging […]