Encouragement

August 8, 2018

Local community groups recognized at second annual Bike/Walk Tampa Bay awards

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) celebrated community members for their contributions to local bike/walk culture at its second annual awards ceremony on July 19, 2018. The awards ceremony was the finale for the BWTB Summer Summit, held at the University Mall in Uptown Tampa. This year, there were two award categories: Social Bicycle Ride of the […]
August 8, 2018

Tampa Bay region celebrates 12 additional Bicycle Friendly Businesses

Bicycle Friendly Business* is thriving in the Tampa Bay region. The League of American Bicyclists, as part of its Bicycle Friendly America℠ Program, has just awarded twelve additional Tampa Bay area businesses with the prestigious designation of being Bicycle Friendly Businesses (BFBs). Nationally, this moves St. Petersburg to the fourth highest number of BFBs in […]
September 24, 2018

David Guttenplan joins CUTR to assist with pedestrian and bicyclist safety projects

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at University of South Florida (USF) is pleased to welcome new Outreach Coordinator, David Guttenplan. David will assist CUTR’s Transportation Demand Management (TDM) team by delivering pedestrian and bicycle safety presentations, conducting on-the-street education, and assisting with research.. Although David will be based at USF’s Tampa campus, he […]
September 24, 2018

Complete Streets Update: Martin Luther King, Jr. Street in St. Petersburg

Wondering what all the buzz is about in St. Petersburg regarding Complete Streets and resurfacing Martin Luther King, Jr. Street (MLK)? Complete Streets, as a concept, has been a part of conversations in the city’s transportation sphere for years now and the philosophy behind Complete Streets has benefitted numerous projects along the way. The first […]
October 22, 2018

Walk of Silence memorializes victims of traffic crashes

On the morning of October 6, 2015, 17-year-old Alexis Miranda was killed on Busch Boulevard while crossing the road to get to school. After her mother, Valerie Jones, received the terrible news, she turned her mourning into a mission to prevent more families from experiencing her tragedy. As an advocate for Vision Zero Hillsborough, Jones’s […]