Encouragement

February 5, 2018

Coast Bike Share celebrates a successful first year in St. Petersburg

One year later, Coast Bike Share in St. Petersburg is more than just coasting. Since the program’s launch, the City of St. Petersburg’s 300 Coast bikes have rolled almost 100,000 miles throughout the greater city area and even as far as Clearwater Beach and beyond. For those counting carbon credits, as of January 1, 2018, […]
February 12, 2018

New League Cycling Instructors certified to teach in Tampa Bay region

On Sunday, February 11, 2018, 10 candidates completed a three-day seminar at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) on the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus in Hillsborough County, to become League Cycling Instructors (LCIs). Julie Bond, Senior Researcher at the Center for Urban Transportation Research and Program Director for Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, organized and hosted […]
February 13, 2018

New Mural unveiled for Withlacoochee State Trail

A new mural on the Withlacoochee State Trail was unveiled in a public ceremony on Friday, February 9. The mural was designed, implemented, and funded by volunteers of Rails to Trails of the Withlacoochee (RTW) Inc., a Citizen Support Organization (Friends Group) of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks for […]
February 15, 2018

MORE HEALTH seeks safety coordinators

MORE HEALTH, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, trains instructors to deliver interactive, exciting health education lessons to students, at no charge to school districts, through funding from local businesses, foundations, and state and federal grants. They are currently looking for adults in Pasco, Hillsborough, and Pinellas counties to become Coordinators in their “On the Road […]
February 28, 2018

Regional and national leaders speak at Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, regional and nationally-renowned transportation experts came together for the first-ever Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit, held at the Glazer Children’s Museum in downtown Tampa. The summit, hosted by the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) with support from four other Gulf Coast area MPOs, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, the Florida Department of […]