Encouragement

October 23, 2019

Students across the region participate in Walk to School Day

On October 2, 2019, hundreds of kids from dozens of schools all across the Tampa Bay region participated in International Walk to School Day, along with family members, school personnel, and local advocates. One of the schools participating was Tampa Bay Boulevard Elementary School. City of Tampa Mayor Jane Castor joined in the walk. The […]
October 30, 2019

Open Streets St. Pete gets people out of their cars and onto the streets

The fourth annual Open Streets St. Pete event was held on Sunday, October 20. The streets were closed to traffic along Bayshore Drive SE and Dan Wheldon Way in Downtown St. Petersburg, allowing attendees to bike, walk, hula hoop, skate, and otherwise enjoy these roadways free of cars. Dan Wheldon way runs along Albert Whitted […]
December 9, 2019

Holiday Lights Ride showcases Tampa infrastructure, Bicycle Friendly Businesses

On Friday, December 7, 2019 the Tampa Downtown Partnership, City of Tampa, Pedal Power Promoters, the Florida Department of Transportation and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay partnered to host the second annual Holiday Lights Ride. Before the ride, attendees signed up for the Love To Ride program, and participated in a “Best Decorated” contest. The winner received […]
December 9, 2019

Winter Wheelers encourages more people to ride bikes in month of December

December is a fantastic time to ride a bike in Florida. To encourage more people to bicycle, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB), in partnership with the Love to Ride organization, is hosting “Winter Wheelers,” a fun ride challenge. Participating bicyclists log their bike rides on the Love to Ride website and are automatically entered into daily […]
February 18, 2020

Local Bicycle Friendly Business awardees celebrate designations

Local businesses continue to step up and add to the list of reasons why Tampa is receiving attention for improving its bike friendliness. The League of American Bicyclists (The League) announced in January 2020 that Tampa has maintained its position for having the second most Bicycle Friendly BusinessesSM (BFBs) in the nation. The following are […]