June 3, 2020

Telework certificate program launched to help remote workers improve key skills

One outcome of the pandemic has been a large increase in the number of Americans working from home. To help employers navigate this rapid shift, Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) has launched a Telework Certificate program. The program includes a series of five self-paced online courses to help employees and managers be successful in a […]
July 8, 2020

Latest Bicycle Friendly Businesses announced: Tampa and St. Petersburg named in top three cities nationwide

The League of American Bicyclists (the “League”) has just released their latest list of certified Bicycle Friendly BusinessesSM – the results are great news for the Tampa Bay region. With many people working remotely due to COVID-19, the crossroads between bicycling and local business is all the more important as people take to the streets […]
December 9, 2020

Introducing our new Advisory Board Chair Dave Andreychuk

Dave Andreychuk was nominated and confirmed as Bike/Walk Tampa Bay’s advisory board chair in October 2020. He is the second person to fill this position, following Mayor Jane Castor, who served as the inaugural Chair from 2015-2019, before being elected mayor of the City of Tampa in 2019. Mr. Andreychuk is a former National Hockey […]
December 9, 2020

Pauline Dockins named 2020 Michael R. Schwaid Bicyclist of the Year

Pauline Dockins received the 2020 Michael R. Schwaid Bicyclist of the Year award for her outstanding bike advocacy, including inspiring others to just get out and ride, at whatever pace they could, even when not feeling at their best. In spring 2019, Pauline was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Her cancer diagnosis came weeks after competing […]
January 11, 2021

21 women take on 2021 by bicycle

A Message from Julie Bond, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay’s Program Director Happy New Year! We begin 2021 by sharing the stories of 21 women who ride bicycles in the Tampa Bay area. During 2020, I logged over 6,000 miles, and crossed paths with many amazing women with diverse backgrounds and of all ages and abilities. For […]