March 31, 2017

St. Pete residents identify local walking needs, work toward Complete Streets

When it comes to walking, there are two St. Petersburgs: One is the St. Petersburg of quiet, narrow brick streets, shaded by live oaks, a nice stroll away from Downtown and world-class trails. According to Walk Score, Downtown St. Petersburg is considered a “walker’s paradise.” Then there’s the other St. Petersburg that makes headlines for […]
May 10, 2017

History Bike Tampa tours highlight the city’s InVision plan

“Tours aren’t just for tourists!” This is the motto of History Bike Tampa, launched in 2013. The organization is dedicated to telling the history of Tampa through themed guided bicycle tours. And, now, History Bike Tampa is showcasing how far we have come. Five years ago, the City’s InVision plan to improve our communities was […]
May 23, 2017

Bike Month in St. Petersburg is more than just a bike ride

As part of the City of St. Petersburg’s official Bike Month celebrations, Mayor Kriseman led his annual Bike to Work Day ride on Friday, May 19. Nearly 100 participants joined the Mayor and his staff in demonstrating how easy it is to commute by bicycle to the City’s urban core. The event featured three departure […]
May 26, 2017

Cigar City Brewing and CAN’d Aid build bikes for local kids

“I am still a kid at heart and I remember what it was like to get that first bike,” said Joey Redner, owner of Cigar City Brewing in Tampa Bay. The local brewery teamed up with CAN’d Aid to build 101 bikes for the first grade class at Tampa Boulevard Elementary on May 24, 2017, […]
June 20, 2017

Local “Vision Zero” leaders discuss efforts to make streets safer

The “People, Places and Perspectives” event on June 14, 2017 kicked off with a conversation between Beth Alden, Executive Director of the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Whit Blanton, Executive Director of Forward Pinellas (formerly Pinellas MPO). The conversation was moderated by Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Board Chair Jane Castor, and centered around Vision Zero, […]