May 16, 2016

Cyclovia Temple Terrace takes back the street

Skateboarders, rollerbladers, unicyclers, stilt-wearers, tandem-bicyclists, and BMX tricksters rolled, spun, and strolled through 56th Street yesterday from Whiteway Drive to Busch Blvd. in Temple Terrace on Sunday, May 15, 2016. It seldom feels 100% free and easy to walk or ride a bicycle here. Typically, traffic flies by at high speeds, but Cyclovia is a […]
June 1, 2016

Community partners repair bikes, talk safety, fit helmets at Mort Elementary

On May 26, 2016, a group of volunteers, parents, teachers, and children gathered at Mort Elementary to celebrate Walk & Roll to School Day in honor of National Bike Month. Bicycle and pedestrian safety presentations were provided and 75 children were fitted with helmets. Safe Routes to School Tampa Bay partnered with University Area Community […]
June 6, 2016

Gulf Blvd. visitors receive Key to Safety cards from local hotels

Key to Safety cards are friendly reminders to pedestrians to play it safe while exploring the streets by the beach. Each card includes pocket-sized safety tips. WalkWise Tampa Bay distributed 60,000 of the cards prior to this year. This year, an additional 50,000 cards have been provided to be included in hotel key card packages, […]
July 7, 2016

New League Cycling Instructors certified

On Sunday, June 19, twelve Tampa Bay area candidates completed a three-day seminar to become League Cycling Instructors (LCIs). The League of American Bicyclists teaches instructors “to help people feel more secure about getting on a bike, to create a mindset that bikes are treated as a vehicle, and to ensure that people on bikes know […]
July 26, 2016

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Summer Summit brings community together to discuss regional progress, initiatives

On July 21, 2016, a group of citizens, advocates, transportation professionals and members of allied organizations met at the John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference Center in St. Petersburg to attend the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Summer Summit. The goal of the summit was to discuss and evaluate the region’s bi-annual progress since […]