June 4, 2020

Teen Traffic Safety Education program moves online after schools close

The Teen Traffic Safety Education program is offered to high school students enrolled in driver’s education and health classes in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties in Florida. After schools closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety program temporarily transitioned to an online format. During the 2019-20 school year, 372 in-class presentations […]
July 9, 2020

Drive on Park Boulevard? New campaign launches to improve safety

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Seven recently installed three Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons, on Park Boulevard, providing more options for people walking to safely cross the busy roadway. Bike/Walk Tampa Bay is launching an education campaign as part of its Walk Bike Drive program for motorists driving along the corridor. An informational card about […]
September 10, 2020

Cycle September provides Tampa Bay residents with additional reasons to ride

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay is hosting Cycle September, a global competition to encourage more people to ride bicycles. Cycle September will run the entire month of September and is the final month of the larger Love to Ride National Bike Challenge, a summer-long competition. Additional perks have been added to the competition to encourage participation and […]
April 12, 2021

Forward Pinellas hosts Bike Your City 2021 celebrating Florida Bike Month during March

By Angela Ryan, Principal Planner, Forward Pinellas  In March, Forward Pinellas celebrated Florida Bicycle Month through a multi-faceted approach designed to reach the widest audience and share information pertaining to biking, roadway safety and Safe Streets Pinellas. The events, which included a Bike Your City scavenger hunt, Tuesday Trivia, and a community art project, were […]