October 25, 2017

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay coalition recognizes National Bike Challenge riders at Fall Summit

Bicyclists from all over the Tampa Bay region were honored at the 2017 Fall Summit in St. Petersburg for participating in the League of American Bicyclist’s National Bike Challenge*. The purpose of the summit was to discuss regional progress toward creating a transportation-centered culture shift in Tampa Bay; the coalition’s goal is to get more […]
November 27, 2017

Illegal passing of school buses becomes dangerous local trend, spurs education efforts to keep children safe

In 2016, sixteen year-old Cameron Mayhew was walking to his school bus when he was hit by a motorist illegally passing the stopped bus. Mayhew died the next day. To avoid more tragedies like this one, the Cameron Mayhew Act took effect in Florida on July 1, 2017. This legislation increases the minimum penalty for […]
February 13, 2018

New Mural unveiled for Withlacoochee State Trail

A new mural on the Withlacoochee State Trail was unveiled in a public ceremony on Friday, February 9. The mural was designed, implemented, and funded by volunteers of Rails to Trails of the Withlacoochee (RTW) Inc., a Citizen Support Organization (Friends Group) of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks for […]
February 15, 2018

MORE HEALTH seeks safety coordinators

MORE HEALTH, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, trains instructors to deliver interactive, exciting health education lessons to students, at no charge to school districts, through funding from local businesses, foundations, and state and federal grants. They are currently looking for adults in Pasco, Hillsborough, and Pinellas counties to become Coordinators in their “On the Road […]
February 28, 2018

Regional and national leaders speak at Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, regional and nationally-renowned transportation experts came together for the first-ever Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit, held at the Glazer Children’s Museum in downtown Tampa. The summit, hosted by the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) with support from four other Gulf Coast area MPOs, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, the Florida Department of […]