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April 9, 2018

ShiftStPete announces new team to lead bicycle and pedestrian advocacy efforts

Now in its fourth year, ShiftStPete, Inc., a nonprofit organization, has been actively advocating on behalf of bicyclists and pedestrians in the City of St. Petersburg. Though stemming from humble roots, the organization has played an instrumental role in encouraging the city to enhance walking and bicycling infrastructure and has brought residents together to speak […]
December 18, 2018

More than 60 pedestrian projects featured in Westshore Alliance Action Plan

By Michael Maurino, Westshore Alliance Bicycle boulevards, trails, sidewalks, and linear parks are topping the list of transportation priorities included in Westshore Alliance’s newly published Transportation Action Plan. More than 100 transportation improvements that Westshore residents and businesses will need in the next 25 years are identified in the plan. Pedestrian improvements throughout Westshore account […]
December 18, 2018

Elementary school students receive new bikes and learn new safety skills

December 10, 2018 was a very special day for 46 students at Miles Elementary school in Tampa. That Monday morning, the students at Miles Elementary with the best attendance in kindergarten through grade five, in each respective class, were awarded certificates for free bicycles from WellBuilt Bikes. The University Area CDC provided free bicycle helmets […]
April 1, 2019

Several successful events held across region for Florida Bike Month

Cities both big and small across the Tampa Bay region celebrated Florida Bike Month. The month kicked off in Temple Terrace with the Sixth Annual Bike with the Mayor Ride on March 1, followed by the first-ever Temple Terrace Kids’ Rodeo and Family Fun Ride on March 2. On March 8, BWTB founding agency Tampa […]
April 28, 2019

Tampa Bay Commuters campaign encourages commuters to try new travel options

Changing a routine is difficult––especially when it comes to commuting. The Tampa Bay Commuters program was recently launched to help make that change easier by promoting transportation choices that improve commuting to work or school and offers incentives and support when trying a new travel mode. The Tampa Bay Commuters program was created by the Tampa […]