July 17, 2019

Michael R. Schwaid Bicyclist of the Year: David Guttenplan

Tampa Bay is filled with bicycling champions who excel in both their sport and their advocacy, but none quite compare to David Guttenplan. While working as a professional bicycle racer running his own racing team and coaching business, David earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering, with honors, from the University of Florida. […]
July 17, 2019

Farewell & good luck to BWTB founding chair, Mayor Castor

With heartfelt gratitude and congratulations, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) says goodbye to our founding leader, Jane Castor, who has recently been elected Mayor for the City of Tampa. Prior to winning the election, Jane served for four years as the founding chair of the BWTB Advisory Board of Directors, helping the organization and its leaders […]
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

Skyway Marina District being transformed through Complete Streets process

If you’ve traveled down 34th Avenue South in St. Petersburg, you might recall seeing a lightly-trafficked six-lane wide highway lined by buildings and parking lots with adjoining stores in the distance. The Skyway Marina District, which spans an area of 34th St. S., also known as U.S. 19, between 22nd Ave. S. and 54th St. […]
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 […]