August 18, 2017

Local businesses receive bronze, silver, and gold Bicycle Friendly Business designations

On August 17, 2017, the League of American Bicyclists recognized 60 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses (BFBs), three of which are located in the Tampa Bay region. According to the League of American Bicyclists, the “Bicycle Friendly America program sets standards for what constitutes a real bicycling culture and environment.” Local businesses are encouraged […]
August 31, 2017

Coast Bike Share continues to expand, connecting people and places in the Tampa Bay region

Coast Bike Share is the Tampa Bay region’s official bike share program, providing 700 bikes located at 60+ hubs across downtown Tampa, downtown St. Petersburg, and the University of South Florida Tampa campus. Coast bicycles offer flexibility for one-way bike rides, helping people get around town in a fun, healthy, and environmentally-friendly way. With support […]
October 3, 2017

For Florida Bicycle Association (FBA), hard work to change the Move Over law starts to pay off

On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, “SB 116 – Operation of Vehicles” was filed in the Florida Senate. The bill supports the Florida Bicycle Association’s (FBA) goal to amend the “Move Over Law” as part of the organization’s “Move Over for People” legislative platform. If signed into law, the bill will require Florida drivers to “vacate […]
October 4, 2017

Public input helps identify top regional transit projects in Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties

On September 29, 2017, the team behind the Regional Transit Feasibility Plan in Tampa Bay recommended the top transportation projects designed to be competitive catalysts for federal and state funding. The recommendations for future projects were the result of technical analysis, coupled with public input that was provided at a series of community workshops. A […]
October 5, 2017

“International Walk to School Day” 2017 gets kids, parents, teachers on their feet

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, a celebration of International Walk to School Day invited students, parents, and teachers to walk and bike to school. International Walk to School Day is a global celebration that has been working to encourage alternative modes of transportation that are good for our children since 1997. This year, Safe Kids Greater Tampa and St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, […]