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 […]
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 21, 2018

Mayors lead “Bike to Work Day” rides in celebration of Florida Bicycle Month

March is Florida Bicycle Month! In recent years, Bike to Work Day events, as part of the month-long celebration, have gained popularity with regional city mayors. It’s a win-win for everyone! Residents have the opportunity to take to the streets by bicycle and interact with their city’s leadership, and mayors are able to demonstrate that […]
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 […]
April 9, 2018

ShiftStPete announces new team to lead bicycle and pedestrian advocacy efforts

Now in its fourth year, ShiftStPete, Inc., a nonprofit organization, has been actively advocating on behalf of bicyclists and pedestrians in the City of St. Petersburg. Though stemming from humble roots, the organization has played an instrumental role in encouraging the city to enhance walking and bicycling infrastructure and has brought residents together to speak […]