Encouragement

July 8, 2020

Latest Bicycle Friendly Businesses announced: Tampa and St. Petersburg named in top three cities nationwide

The League of American Bicyclists (the “League”) has just released their latest list of certified Bicycle Friendly BusinessesSM – the results are great news for the Tampa Bay region. With many people working remotely due to COVID-19, the crossroads between bicycling and local business is all the more important as people take to the streets […]
September 10, 2020

Cycle September provides Tampa Bay residents with additional reasons to ride

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay is hosting Cycle September, a global competition to encourage more people to ride bicycles. Cycle September will run the entire month of September and is the final month of the larger Love to Ride National Bike Challenge, a summer-long competition. Additional perks have been added to the competition to encourage participation and […]
October 13, 2020

Cycle September winners announced!

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay hosted Cycle September, a local competition encouraging more people to ride bicycles and log their trips. Tampa Bay cyclist Phil Schuster won the overall challenge logging over 1,200 miles ridden. Danielle Greer logged over 1,000 miles to winning top female rider. In the large employer category, Tampa General Hospital took the top […]
December 9, 2020

Pauline Dockins named 2020 Michael R. Schwaid Bicyclist of the Year

Pauline Dockins received the 2020 Michael R. Schwaid Bicyclist of the Year award for her outstanding bike advocacy, including inspiring others to just get out and ride, at whatever pace they could, even when not feeling at their best. In spring 2019, Pauline was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Her cancer diagnosis came weeks after competing […]
December 9, 2020

Workplaces recognized for encouraging staff to ride during 2020 bike challenges

Throughout 2020, BWTB has hosted various bike challenges using the Love to Ride platform to encourage people around the Tampa Bay region to ride bicycles to work, recreation or exercise. Tampa General Hospital took first prize in the large employer category (2,000+ staff) for encouraging employees to bicycle during the Cycle September 2020 regional challenge, […]