March 30, 2016

Local volunteers receive training, help children bike and walk to school safely

On March 17, 2016, a group of local citizens and professionals gathered at the University Area Community Development Center to train staff to fit children with bicycle helmets. Safe Routes to School Tampa Bay, WalkWise Tampa Bay, the Center for Urban Transportation Research, and the Florida Department of Transportation worked together to provide safety tips […]
April 1, 2016

“Bikes on Buses” enhances mobility, increases options for Tampa riders

“Bikes on Buses” enhances mobility, increases options for Bay area riders Ever take the bus or trolley somewhere and wish you had your bicycle when you arrived at your destination? Maybe a park is nearby; perhaps a trail entrance or a bike route to the beach. Maybe you need your bike because you ride the […]
April 7, 2016

USF’s dedicated police officers increase campus safety through visibility, education, enforcement

The USF Bicycle Squad is a Special Deployment Unit of the USF Police Department. The squad is made up of 10 sworn officers who are bike certified. Officers complete 40 hours of training with the International Police Mountain Bike Association or the Law Enforcement Bicycle Association to become authorized to ride police bikes. Students and […]
April 8, 2016

OneBusAway app provides real-time transit info

Many of us are familiar with current transportation technologies like Uber and Lyft: download an application, enter your credit card information, find drivers, wait a few minutes, and get picked up. But what if you could pay much less and reap similar benefits by taking the bus? According to Dr. Sean Barbeau, you can. Barbeau […]
April 12, 2016

Gulfport Loop Trail Plan Passes

Mayor Sam Henderson is working hard to enhance the opportunities available to the cycling and walking communities of Gulfport and beyond. On April 5th, the trail plan Mayor Henderson has been advocating for finally passed. The plan is to bring the trails into the heart of Gulfport. In addition to adding a connection between the […]