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 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 […]
October 25, 2017

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay coalition recognizes National Bike Challenge riders at Fall Summit

Bicyclists from all over the Tampa Bay region were honored at the 2017 Fall Summit in St. Petersburg for participating in the League of American Bicyclist’s National Bike Challenge*. The purpose of the summit was to discuss regional progress toward creating a transportation-centered culture shift in Tampa Bay; the coalition’s goal is to get more […]
October 27, 2017

Public engagement, investment in community propels Complete Streets St. Pete Implementation Plan progress in 2017

Lucas Cruse, Bicyclist and Pedestrian Coordinator for the City of St. Petersburg, spoke at the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Fall Summit at the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference Center to report on the city’s Complete Streets program and its current progress. The October 20 event took place in Cruse’s city where Complete Streets […]