January 23, 2019

CUTR researchers analyze local news on bicyclist fatalities and offer guidance to journalists

What the media says matters when reporting news about bicyclists who are involved in fatal traffic crashes. On September 27, 2018, researchers at the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) recorded a webcast to unveil research entitled, “Media Framing of Fatal Bicyclist Crashes in Hillsborough County: A Critical Discourse Analysis.” The […]
March 4, 2019

USF Transportation Day demonstrates commuting possibilities for campus-goers

The University of South Florida (USF) Tampa campus looked a little different for students and faculty during the first ever USF Transportation Day. The event, hosted by the USF Center for Urban Transportation Research, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay, and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Seven, was a celebration of all modes of transportation, giving […]
March 4, 2019

Temple Terrace kids celebrate Florida Bike Month at an event of their own

This year, children and families attended their very own bicycle event in Temple Terrace in honor of Florida Bike Month. On the morning of Saturday, March 2, 2019, the day after the Sixth Annual Bike with the Mayor event, the City of Temple Terrace, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, and Bike/Walk Tampa Bay hosted a Kids […]
April 28, 2019

Florida Bicycle Association names Lucy Gonzalez Educator of the Year

Congratulations to Lucy Gonzalez, Safe Routes to School Coordinator, who has just been named the 2018 Educator of the Year by Florida Bicycle Association. In addition to coordinating Safe Routes to School programs for Marion, Lake, and Sumter counties in Florida, Lucy regularly assists Bike/Walk Tampa Bay with on-the-street education and other outreach activities. Lucy […]
June 10, 2019

A sneak preview of our upcoming Summer Summit!

The 2019 BWTB Summer Summit is almost here! If you’ve attended one of our past Summits, you’ll notice a few changes for this very exciting event. Instead of an evening session, we have assembled a five-hour intensive program with presentations by local leaders who will offer an in-depth look at the status of walking and […]