November 9, 2018

BWTB Fall Summit dives into making streets safer for everyone

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) held its 2018 Fall Summit on November 8. Approximately 60 stakeholders, business owners, and citizens gathered in a large meeting hall provided by the St. Petersburg College Clearwater campus. Kent McWaters, Vice Chair of BWTB, welcomed everyone then turned the stage over to Secretary David Gwynn, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) […]
November 13, 2018

St. Petersburg celebrates the “new” MLK at Tour de MLK event

Those who walk and bicycle in St. Petersburg have one more reason to be thankful this November. On the morning of November 10, 2018 the City of St. Petersburg, in partnership with Coast Bike Share, hosted Tour de MLK, a reception and bicycle ride celebrating the completion of a key component of the city’s bicycle-pedestrian […]
December 18, 2018

Pinellas County declared a Bicycle Friendly Community

The results are in! Pinellas County has just been presented with a Bicycle Friendly Community award from the League of American Bicyclists (“The League”), joining a growing list of more than 400 other U.S. communities that have received an award. As a Bronze Level award recipient, Pinellas County is the fifth county in Florida, along […]
January 17, 2019

Bicycle Friendly Business goes “Platinum” in St. Petersburg

The list of Bicycle Friendly Businesses continues to grow in St. Petersburg. The League of American Bicyclists (The League), the nationally-renowned organization that evaluates bicycle friendliness for businesses, universities, and communities, recently announced four additional St. Petersburg businesses have joined the Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) ranks. These four additions, including a Platinum awardee, add to […]
March 6, 2019

Forward Pinellas launches crowd-sourcing tool to guide future for walkers and bicyclists

What will it be like to walk and bicycle in Pinellas County in the future? Forward Pinellas, the Metropolitan Planning Organization which oversees planning at the county level, is developing the new Advantage Pinellas 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), which will lay the course for how to evolve infrastructure for all travel modes across […]