June 6, 2016

Gulf Blvd. visitors receive Key to Safety cards from local hotels

Key to Safety cards are friendly reminders to pedestrians to play it safe while exploring the streets by the beach. Each card includes pocket-sized safety tips. WalkWise Tampa Bay distributed 60,000 of the cards prior to this year. This year, an additional 50,000 cards have been provided to be included in hotel key card packages, […]
September 12, 2016

WalkWise Tampa Bay presenters teach safety at Middleton High School

At the beginning of the school year, Middleton High School students gathered in the school’s auditorium for a WalkWise Tampa Bay presentation, to learn about ways to safely walk or bike to and from school. The high school is located just off Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa, a busy corridor that many Middleton students must cross […]
September 14, 2016

Partnerships result in education, safety tools at Pinellas Safe Harbor

Pinellas Safe Harbor is an emergency homeless shelter and the result of a series of partnerships involving the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the City of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County Government, and numerous homeless service providers in Pinellas County. Safe Harbor is also a jail diversion program, which means that part of the organization’s mission is […]
March 29, 2017

Walk Like MADD event on USF Tampa campus fights to end drunk driving, raises funds and awareness

Tampa’s 10th Annual Walk Like MADD event took place on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the USF Tampa Campus, welcoming 578 people to join MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® in a 5k walk. The purpose of the walk is not only to raise funds, but awareness as well, emphasizing three main components: to inspire […]
June 19, 2017

Panel of local bicyclists share their experiences about riding in the Tampa Bay region.

At the Bike/Walk Tampa Bay “People, Places and Perspectives” event on June 14, 2017, four bicyclists from different backgrounds were invited to participate in a speaker panel to tell their stories about bicycling in the Tampa Bay region. The panel was moderated by BWTB Vice Chair Kent McWaters. Each bicyclist took a few minutes to […]