Encouragement

January 17, 2019

Rocky Point hosts new employee bike share program

By guest author, Michael Maurino, Director of Transportation and Planning, Westshore Alliance Zagster bike sharing is now available for employees of Island Center, Rocky Point Centre, and Waterford Plaza thanks to Parmenter. Employees of tenant companies can download the Zagster bike share app to become a member and check out a bike at one of the […]
March 4, 2019

USF Transportation Day demonstrates commuting possibilities for campus-goers

The University of South Florida (USF) Tampa campus looked a little different for students and faculty during the first ever USF Transportation Day. The event, hosted by the USF Center for Urban Transportation Research, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Seven, was a celebration of all modes of transportation, giving […]
April 28, 2019

Tampa Bay Commuters campaign encourages commuters to try new travel options

Changing a routine is difficult––especially when it comes to commuting. The Tampa Bay Commuters program was recently launched to help make that change easier by promoting transportation choices that improve commuting to work or school and offers incentives and support when trying a new travel mode. The Tampa Bay Commuters program was created by the Tampa […]
April 28, 2019

Florida Bicycle Association names Lucy Gonzalez Educator of the Year

Congratulations to Lucy Gonzalez, Safe Routes to School Coordinator, who has just been named the 2018 Educator of the Year by Florida Bicycle Association. In addition to coordinating Safe Routes to School programs for Marion, Lake, and Sumter counties in Florida, Lucy regularly assists Bike/Walk Tampa Bay with on-the-street education and other outreach activities. Lucy […]
April 28, 2019

Local employers make national Best Workplaces for Commuters list––many support biking and walking to work

What comes to mind when you think of commuting? For most, it conjures images of time spent sitting behind the wheel, often alone, slogging through slow-moving traffic. Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) is seeking to change that. The national program’s strategy is to bolster change from the top down, by recognizing employers that support and […]