May 17, 2018

Ride of Silence honors fallen cyclists

The Ride of Silence was held across the country on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in honor of all bicyclists who have been injured or lost their lives in traffic crashes. The local observance of the event was in Tampa where approximately 50 riders, many wearing black armbands, rode in silence to call attention to bicyclist […]
May 18, 2018

Bike to Work Day brings together riders of all abilities

May is National Bike Month! A major highlight to the month-long celebration is National Bike to Work Day, held Friday, May 18th. Bike/Walk Tampa Bay helped host three Bike to Work Day events, which brought together riders from diverse parts of the region; below are highlights from those events. Individuals who participate in one of […]
May 21, 2018

Kenneth City Police Department hosts “Biking with a Badge” ride

The Kenneth City Police Department (KCPD) hosted a “Biking with a Badge” Event on Thursday, May 17, 2018. The officers truly led a ride around the town, supporting healthy activity for all ages and forming friendships with all who came out to pedal. They used the opportunity to go over cycling laws and rules of […]
May 25, 2018

Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit wins “Future of the Region” award

he Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (TBRPC) held their 26th Annual Future of the Region Awards program on Friday, May 19. The first-ever Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit held on February 27 received an award in the category of Transportation and Mobility. Beth Alden, Executive Director of the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization, accepted the award […]
June 26, 2018

Vision Zero Hillsborough shows what a difference a little paint can make

Vision Zero Hillsborough is an initiative of the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). A Vision Zero policy establishes a goal of reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries to zero, typically by a target date. As part of the Vision Zero initiative, the MPO identified several high-crash corridors, and decided to showcase their “Paint Saves Lives” […]