December 18, 2018

More than 60 pedestrian projects featured in Westshore Alliance Action Plan

By Michael Maurino, Westshore Alliance Bicycle boulevards, trails, sidewalks, and linear parks are topping the list of transportation priorities included in Westshore Alliance’s newly published Transportation Action Plan. More than 100 transportation improvements that Westshore residents and businesses will need in the next 25 years are identified in the plan. Pedestrian improvements throughout Westshore account […]
December 18, 2018

Elementary school students receive new bikes and learn new safety skills

December 10, 2018 was a very special day for 46 students at Miles Elementary school in Tampa. That Monday morning, the students at Miles Elementary with the best attendance in kindergarten through grade five, in each respective class, were awarded certificates for free bicycles from WellBuilt Bikes. The University Area CDC provided free bicycle helmets […]
January 17, 2019

BWTB is grateful for our leaders, past and present

As 2019 gets underway, we at Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) wish to take a moment to express our gratitude for our Advisory Board members. In the past few years since our coalition was formed, we’ve tackled a lot of challenges together, explored a lot of ways to address these challenges, and we’ve seen a lot […]
January 23, 2019

CUTR researchers analyze local news on bicyclist fatalities and offer guidance to journalists

What the media says matters when reporting news about bicyclists who are involved in fatal traffic crashes. On September 27, 2018, researchers at the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) recorded a webcast to unveil research entitled, “Media Framing of Fatal Bicyclist Crashes in Hillsborough County: A Critical Discourse Analysis.” The […]
September 23, 2019

USF’s Barbara Donerly receives Thomas Locke Memorial Award

By Sara Hendricks, Co-Director, New North Transportation Alliance The members of The New North Transportation Alliance (NNTA) recognized charter member Barbara Donerly with the Thomas Locke Memorial Award at its regular board meeting on September 11, 2019 for her 25 years of service and commitment to promoting transportation alternatives, including walking and bicycling.  At the […]