Safe Routes to School

November 22, 2016

Traffic Skills 101 teaches hands-on safety techniques for bicyclists

On Saturday, November 19, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) hosted a Traffic Skills 101 course. The course was organized by Julie Bond, Senior Research Associate at CUTR and Program Director of BWTB, and taught by local League Cycling Instructor Sharon Monahan. Craig Fox, a BWTB board member, who recently became a League Cycling Instructor back in June, […]
February 24, 2017

Plant City seeks feedback from community in efforts to become bikeable, walkable

A Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan is currently in the process of being developed for Plant City. The Hillsborough MPO is working to provide safe walking and bicycling routes that connect residents with local businesses and create links between recreation areas. On Thursday, February 2, an open-house format community meeting was held at the Bruton […]
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, […]
October 11, 2017

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay coalition gears up for Fall Summit in St. Petersburg

On Friday, October 20, 2017, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) will host its Fall Regional Summit at the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference Center in St. Petersburg to celebrate recent accomplishments and plan next steps. The event kicks off at 4pm with a bicycle ride led by Lucas Cruse, Bicyclist and Pedestrian Coordinator […]
November 13, 2017

Sidewalk Stompers empower community via school-based walking program, public engagement

The Roosevelt Elementary Sidewalk Stompers is a volunteer organization founded in early 2016 by a group of parents committed to encouraging children to walk to school and providing them safe pedestrian pathways to walk on. The goal is to build a larger community commitment to pedestrian traffic and safety, says Emily Hinsdale, the Stompers’ Co-Founder. […]