March 6, 2019

Forward Pinellas launches crowd-sourcing tool to guide future for walkers and bicyclists

What will it be like to walk and bicycle in Pinellas County in the future? Forward Pinellas, the Metropolitan Planning Organization which oversees planning at the county level, is developing the new Advantage Pinellas 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), which will lay the course for how to evolve infrastructure for all travel modes across […]
April 28, 2019

Tampa Bay Commuters campaign encourages commuters to try new travel options

Changing a routine is difficult––especially when it comes to commuting. The Tampa Bay Commuters program was recently launched to help make that change easier by promoting transportation choices that improve commuting to work or school and offers incentives and support when trying a new travel mode. The Tampa Bay Commuters program was created by the Tampa […]
April 28, 2019

Florida Bicycle Association names Lucy Gonzalez Educator of the Year

Congratulations to Lucy Gonzalez, Safe Routes to School Coordinator, who has just been named the 2018 Educator of the Year by Florida Bicycle Association. In addition to coordinating Safe Routes to School programs for Marion, Lake, and Sumter counties in Florida, Lucy regularly assists Bike/Walk Tampa Bay with on-the-street education and other outreach activities. Lucy […]
April 28, 2019

Local employers make national Best Workplaces for Commuters list––many support biking and walking to work

What comes to mind when you think of commuting? For most, it conjures images of time spent sitting behind the wheel, often alone, slogging through slow-moving traffic. Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) is seeking to change that. The national program’s strategy is to bolster change from the top down, by recognizing employers that support and […]
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 […]