March 20, 2017

Temple Terrace’s “Bike with the Mayor” ride brings local cyclists together

The city of Temple Terrace held its fourth annual “Bike with the Mayor” day in celebration of Florida Bike Month on March 17 2017. At 7:30 a.m. cyclists, friends, neighbors, colleagues and volunteers enjoyed coffee, doughnuts, and bagels while chatting with other cyclists before the ride. Bike repairs, helmet fittings, bike lights, commemorative green t-shirts (a […]
March 24, 2017

Kenneth City’s “Biking with a Badge” event brings residents and law enforcement together

For this year’s Florida Bike Month, the Kenneth City Police Department wanted to do more than simply give bikes away, says Community Policing Officer Brittani Berg. On Wednesday, March 15, the police department held its second “Biking with a Badge” event. “We want to encourage that sense of fun and accomplishment that comes with group […]
March 27, 2017

Plant City hosts inaugural “Bike with the Mayor Ride”

Plant City’s first Bike with the Mayor Ride was held at Gilchrist Park on March 22, 2017. Mayor Rick Lott, community leaders, and Plant City residents met at 7:30AM to enjoy the refreshing morning air and an energizing 2.75 mile ride. Participants wore commemorative Bike with the Mayor t-shirts and rode through the park and […]
March 29, 2017

Walk Like MADD event on USF Tampa campus fights to end drunk driving, raises funds and awareness

Tampa’s 10th Annual Walk Like MADD event took place on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the USF Tampa Campus, welcoming 578 people to join MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® in a 5k walk. The purpose of the walk is not only to raise funds, but awareness as well, emphasizing three main components: to inspire […]
March 31, 2017

St. Pete residents identify local walking needs, work toward Complete Streets

When it comes to walking, there are two St. Petersburgs: One is the St. Petersburg of quiet, narrow brick streets, shaded by live oaks, a nice stroll away from Downtown and world-class trails. According to Walk Score, Downtown St. Petersburg is considered a “walker’s paradise.” Then there’s the other St. Petersburg that makes headlines for […]