March 17, 2016

Bike light giveaway in Pinellas County schools promotes safe bicycle use

On March 16, 2016, Pinellas Park Middle School held an event to give away bike lights to students to promote safe cycling. Staff from the Pinellas County Traffic Division and Florida Department of Transportation attended the event to help students attach the lights to their bicycles to assure future use. The school is one of […]
March 23, 2016

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay talks bicycling across the region on 88.5 WMNF Sustainable Living Program

On March 14th, 2016, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Program Director Julie Bond, retired Police Chief and BWTB Chair Jane Castor, and BWTB Board Member Carrie Waite discussed bicycling  with WMNF radio host Jon Butts in honor of Florida Bike Month. The listener-supported talk show addresses sustainability issues, and this broadcast brought us together to discuss […]
March 28, 2016

St. Pete Bike Co-op encourages cycling, education, and advocacy

St. Pete Bike Co-op encourages cycling, education, and advocacy The St. Pete Bike Co-op is a non-profit organization that provides bicycle related education and advocacy, promotes bike safety, and encourages environmental sustainability in St. Pete. President and Founder, Carrie Waite, says “the focus is on helping people with the basics of bike maintenance and repair. […]
March 30, 2016

Local volunteers receive training, help children bike and walk to school safely

On March 17, 2016, a group of local citizens and professionals gathered at the University Area Community Development Center to train staff to fit children with bicycle helmets. Safe Routes to School Tampa Bay, WalkWise Tampa Bay, the Center for Urban Transportation Research, and the Florida Department of Transportation worked together to provide safety tips […]
April 1, 2016

“Bikes on Buses” enhances mobility, increases options for Tampa riders

“Bikes on Buses” enhances mobility, increases options for Bay area riders Ever take the bus or trolley somewhere and wish you had your bicycle when you arrived at your destination? Maybe a park is nearby; perhaps a trail entrance or a bike route to the beach. Maybe you need your bike because you ride the […]