Hillsborough

March 23, 2018

Local leaders recognized for contributions to safety, Vision Zero

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at a reception at the Franklin Manor in downtown Tampa, the five Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) in the Tampa Bay area (Hernando/Citrus, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota/Manatee) along with Walk Bike Tampa and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, presented awards to individuals for their contributions to the region. There were two award […]
March 30, 2018

USF students get hands-on experience in using bicycling as a form of transportation

University of South Florida (USF) students enrolled in the Sustainable Transportation course are learning ways to get around that are better for the environment, such as walking, transit, and bicycling. When it came to the bicycling component of the course, the professor did more than just talk about it in the classroom. “Having led study […]
April 2, 2018

Plant City hosts second annual “Bike with the Mayor” ride

On Friday, March 30, 2018, Plant City residents and other bicyclists from around the region joined Plant City Mayor Rick Lott, community leaders, City of Plant City staff, and representatives from Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Florida Department of Transportation at Gilchrist Park for Plant City’s second annual Bike with […]
May 17, 2018

Ride of Silence honors fallen cyclists

The Ride of Silence was held across the country on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in honor of all bicyclists who have been injured or lost their lives in traffic crashes. The local observance of the event was in Tampa where approximately 50 riders, many wearing black armbands, rode in silence to call attention to bicyclist […]
May 18, 2018

Bike to Work Day brings together riders of all abilities

May is National Bike Month! A major highlight to the month-long celebration is National Bike to Work Day, held Friday, May 18th. Bike/Walk Tampa Bay helped host three Bike to Work Day events, which brought together riders from diverse parts of the region; below are highlights from those events. Individuals who participate in one of […]