Encouragement

April 12, 2021

City of Temple Terrace celebrates Florida Bike Month with bicycle challenge and history tour

City of Temple Terrace Mayor, Andy Ross, proclaimed March as Bike Month in Temple Terrace at the City Council meeting on March 2, 2021. During the month, bicyclists participated in a virtual bike month challenge, logging their trips and taking photos along the way. An eight-mile history tour highlighted five historical markers in the City. […]
April 12, 2021

Forward Pinellas hosts Bike Your City 2021 celebrating Florida Bike Month during March

By Angela Ryan, Principal Planner, Forward Pinellas  In March, Forward Pinellas celebrated Florida Bicycle Month through a multi-faceted approach designed to reach the widest audience and share information pertaining to biking, roadway safety and Safe Streets Pinellas. The events, which included a Bike Your City scavenger hunt, Tuesday Trivia, and a community art project, were […]
October 8, 2021

October is Pedestrian Safety Month: Be ready to Sprint for Safety

Last fall, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) declared the month of October as the first-ever designated national Pedestrian Safety Month. As winter nears and daylight hours lessen, more people will be traveling in the dark, making October an ideal time to increase awareness about pedestrian safety. Bike/Walk Tampa Bay […]
October 8, 2021

Tampa Bay businesses lead the nation in bike friendliness

Tampa Bay is steadily progressing toward bicycle friendliness and businesses are playing a key role. This summer, the League of American Bicyclists (the “League”) released the latest list of certified Bicycle Friendly BusinessesSM (BFBs), adding up to 69 total BFBs in Tampa and 48 in St. Petersburg.   More great news for the Tampa Bay region: […]
April 12, 2022

Sunflower Bicycle Tour crosses Florida from coast to coast

What thrives in Florida’s salt and sun? The 34 women who rode in the inaugural Sunflower Bicycle Tour, a women-only four-day bicycle ride across Florida named after the tough and hardy Florida beach sunflower. The more than 200-mile ride along the Florida Coast-to-Coast Trail started in Titusville on the Atlantic coast on March 31, 2022, […]