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 12, 2017

Traffic Skills 101 courses teach Tampa Bay bicyclists skills for riding safely on the road

On December 2 and December 9, 2017, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) hosted Traffic Skills 101 (TS 101) courses, teaching skills to Tampa Bay residents who want to ride on the region’s roads. On December 2, the course was held at the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus, and on December 9, it was held […]
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, […]
January 25, 2018

Kenneth City Police Department provides bicycles to those in need at Pinellas Hope

Community partnerships are the key to success as citizens and leaders of the Tampa Bay region work to make bicycling an accessible mode of transportation throughout the area. The Bike/Walk Tampa Bay coalition’s connection to the Kenneth City Police Department is one of these valued and important partnerships, and we want to recognize the work […]
February 1, 2018

Safety Harbor Walkability Audit Provides Future Solutions

BY ALICIA PARINELLO, AICP PLANNER, FORWARD PINELLAS For communities looking to become safer and more accessible to all modes of travel, a walkability audit can be part of the answer. Recently, the City of Safety Harbor and Forward Pinellas conducted a walkability audit. Prior to the audit, Forward Pinellas staff reviewed the concept of 20-minute […]