June 6, 2016

Gulf Blvd. visitors receive Key to Safety cards from local hotels

Key to Safety cards are friendly reminders to pedestrians to play it safe while exploring the streets by the beach. Each card includes pocket-sized safety tips. WalkWise Tampa Bay distributed 60,000 of the cards prior to this year. This year, an additional 50,000 cards have been provided to be included in hotel key card packages, […]
June 13, 2016

Cycle the City event in Downtown Tampa makes history

“All the best days have yet to come, we have not written the final chapter of Downtown Tampa,” Mayor Bob Buckhorn said to the crowd of cyclists on the morning of Saturday, June 11 in Perry Harvey, Sr. Park at 1201 N Orange St. “A big thanks to the engineers and city staff and most […]
July 7, 2016

New League Cycling Instructors certified

On Sunday, June 19, twelve Tampa Bay area candidates completed a three-day seminar to become League Cycling Instructors (LCIs). The League of American Bicyclists teaches instructors “to help people feel more secure about getting on a bike, to create a mindset that bikes are treated as a vehicle, and to ensure that people on bikes know […]
July 11, 2016

TBARTA provides Emergency Ride Home for commuters, supports cycling and walking

Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA) offers a free (or low cost) Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program to commuters in the Tampa Bay Area who carpool, vanpool, ride the bus, bicycle or walk to work or school two or more days a week. The program works by providing vouchers to individuals registered in the […]
July 26, 2016

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Summer Summit brings community together to discuss regional progress, initiatives

On July 21, 2016, a group of citizens, advocates, transportation professionals and members of allied organizations met at the John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference Center in St. Petersburg to attend the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Summer Summit. The goal of the summit was to discuss and evaluate the region’s bi-annual progress since […]