Hillsborough

December 9, 2019

Holiday Lights Ride showcases Tampa infrastructure, Bicycle Friendly Businesses

On Friday, December 7, 2019 the Tampa Downtown Partnership, City of Tampa, Pedal Power Promoters, the Florida Department of Transportation and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay partnered to host the second annual Holiday Lights Ride. Before the ride, attendees signed up for the Love To Ride program, and participated in a “Best Decorated” contest. The winner received […]
February 18, 2020

Teen Traffic Safety Education reaches over 4,500 students during Fall Semester

During the 2019 Fall semester, over 4,500 students attending high schools throughout Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties participated in the Teen Traffic Safety Education program. Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) presenters delivered 213 presentations in 40 different high schools. The in-classroom curriculum covers Florida traffic laws for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists beginning […]
February 18, 2020

Local Bicycle Friendly Business awardees celebrate designations

Local businesses continue to step up and add to the list of reasons why Tampa is receiving attention for improving its bike friendliness. The League of American Bicyclists (The League) announced in January 2020 that Tampa has maintained its position for having the second most Bicycle Friendly BusinessesSM (BFBs) in the nation. The following are […]
February 18, 2020

Pedestrian Safety: What is a Temple Terrace Curb?

In today’s technology-driven environment, drivers are more distracted due to their attachment to smart devices. According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately nine people are killed and more than 1,000 are injured in reported crashes involving a distracted driver every day in the United States. In 2016, almost 6,000 pedestrians were killed by distracted […]
March 18, 2020

Hundreds of bicyclists ride to work during Tampa’s Downtown Ride & Rally

On Thursday, March 12 the Tampa Downtown Partnership and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay hosted a Bike to Work Day Ride and Rally during Florida Bike Month! Riders started out from eight different meeting points and rode into downtown Tampa in small groups, converging at Lykes Gaslight Park for the rally.  Riders received collectible t-shirts, enjoyed light […]