Encouragement

July 17, 2019

Tampa Bay Bicycle Friendly Businesses go the extra distance to help those in need

Being named a Bicycle Friendly BusinessSM (BFB) by the League of American Bicyclists is a notable accomplishment. At the recent Summer Summit, BWTB honored six local BFBs that are also going above and beyond being bicycle friendly by making bicycling available and safer for the socio-economically disadvantaged. Please give thanks to the following organizations who […]
September 17, 2019

Tampa’s cultural institutions along Riverwalk recently named Bicycle Friendly Businesses

Summer is winding down… if you’re looking for a way to entertain the family, consider visiting Tampa’s close-in cultural hub by bike! With the assistance of Tampa Downtown Partnership and Pedal Power Promoters, a significant portion of the cultural institutions along the Riverwalk rallied to support bicycling and ultimately be named Bicycle Friendly BusinessesSM by […]
September 23, 2019

USF’s Barbara Donerly receives Thomas Locke Memorial Award

By Sara Hendricks, Co-Director, New North Transportation Alliance The members of The New North Transportation Alliance (NNTA) recognized charter member Barbara Donerly with the Thomas Locke Memorial Award at its regular board meeting on September 11, 2019 for her 25 years of service and commitment to promoting transportation alternatives, including walking and bicycling.  At the […]
September 25, 2019

What is #CarFree St. Pete?

By Nicole Roberts, Community Outreach Coordinator, St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership Anyone who’s driven down Central Avenue or Beach Drive in Downtown St. Pete has experienced the struggle of finding parking and navigating the many one-ways. Car-Free St. Pete is encouraging you to skip the struggle and try walking, biking, riding the bus or trolley or […]
September 25, 2019

St. Petersburg hosts first-ever World Car Free Day celebration

Car-Free St. Pete, in coalition with Open Streets St. Pete, hosted the City of St. Petersburg’s first-ever World Car-free Day event on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019. Though World Car-free Day is an international movement, the city’s rendition of the celebration kept the message local, highlighting some of the many advocacy organizations and resources dedicated to helping residents and visitors alike […]