March 1, 2018

Steve Brown named the 2018 Michael R. Schwaid Bicyclist of the Year

In early 2017, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) presented its first Bicyclist of the Year award to Michael R. Schwaid, who was known by many as “Michael on Bicycle.” Michael was honored for his passion for bicycling, and his courage and resilience in getting back on his bicycle after being rear-ended by a motorist with a […]
March 23, 2018

Local leaders recognized for contributions to safety, Vision Zero

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at a reception at the Franklin Manor in downtown Tampa, the five Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) in the Tampa Bay area (Hernando/Citrus, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota/Manatee) along with Walk Bike Tampa and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, presented awards to individuals for their contributions to the region. There were two award […]
July 20, 2018

Summer Summit brings community together to move region forward

On July 19, 2018, the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) Advisory Board  hosted its Summer Summit at the University Mall in Uptown Tampa. Nearly 100 regional stakeholders and members of the public gathered together to participate in conversations about bicycling and walking. Prior to the official start of the summit, some attendees took a tour of […]
August 8, 2018

Local community groups recognized at second annual Bike/Walk Tampa Bay awards

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) celebrated community members for their contributions to local bike/walk culture at its second annual awards ceremony on July 19, 2018. The awards ceremony was the finale for the BWTB Summer Summit, held at the University Mall in Uptown Tampa. This year, there were two award categories: Social Bicycle Ride of the […]
September 24, 2018

David Guttenplan joins CUTR to assist with pedestrian and bicyclist safety projects

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at University of South Florida (USF) is pleased to welcome new Outreach Coordinator, David Guttenplan. David will assist CUTR’s Transportation Demand Management (TDM) team by delivering pedestrian and bicycle safety presentations, conducting on-the-street education, and assisting with research.. Although David will be based at USF’s Tampa campus, he […]