Encouragement

June 10, 2019

A sneak preview of our upcoming Summer Summit!

The 2019 BWTB Summer Summit is almost here! If you’ve attended one of our past Summits, you’ll notice a few changes for this very exciting event. Instead of an evening session, we have assembled a five-hour intensive program with presentations by local leaders who will offer an in-depth look at the status of walking and […]
June 10, 2019

Tampa ranked #2 in the nation, St. Petersburg #5 for most Bicycle Friendly Businesses

Businesses can play a key role in advancing bicycling in a community and businesses in the Tampa Bay region have caught on to this. A record number of local companies have stepped up to the challenge and become designated as Bicycle Friendly BusinessesSM (BFBs) as part of the League of American Bicyclists (The League) Bicycle […]
June 11, 2019

Newly elected Mayor Castor leads Bike to Work Day Ride & Rally in Tampa

On Thursday, May 23 the Tampa Downtown Partnership and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay hosted a Bike to Work Day Ride and Rally during National Bike Month! Riders started out from seven different meeting points and rode into downtown Tampa in small groups, converging at Lykes Gaslight Park for the rally. This time, newly elected City of […]
July 17, 2019

Summer Summit highlights

More than 150 participants gathered at the 2019 Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Summer Summit on Friday, June 21, 2019. The intensive half-day Summit, titled “On the Road to Safety,” featured community representatives from around the region and the state, including keynote speaker Florida Department of Transportation District 7 Secretary David Gwynn and Commissioner Mariella Smith […]
July 17, 2019

Farewell & good luck to BWTB founding chair, Mayor Castor

With heartfelt gratitude and congratulations, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) says goodbye to our founding leader, Jane Castor, who has recently been elected Mayor for the City of Tampa. Prior to winning the election, Jane served for four years as the founding chair of the BWTB Advisory Board of Directors, helping the organization and its leaders […]