January 11, 2021

21 women take on 2021 by bicycle

A Message from Julie Bond, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay’s Program Director Happy New Year! We begin 2021 by sharing the stories of 21 women who ride bicycles in the Tampa Bay area. During 2020, I logged over 6,000 miles, and crossed paths with many amazing women with diverse backgrounds and of all ages and abilities. For […]
February 4, 2021

Signal cabinet art increases pedestrian awareness and encourages crosswalk use

Placing colorful and engaging artwork near sidewalks and crosswalks is a great way to reach people walking and makes streets more inviting. Ginger Regalado, Bicyclist & Pedestrian Program Manager for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Seven, saw an opportunity to place artwork where people walking would see the art—on signal cabinets adjacent to […]
February 4, 2021

Florida employers give Best Workplaces for Commuters 2021 List a boost, breaking all-time record

Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC), the national organization that recognizes and assists workplaces offering exceptional commuter benefits, is pleased to announce 450 U.S.-based employers have been named on its 2021 List. Of those listed, approximately a third are based in Florida, a notable increase from last year. Several new Florida employers joined the nearly 100 […]
April 12, 2021

University of South Florida recognized as Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly University by League of American Bicyclists

The University of South Florida (USF) Tampa campus named a Silver-level Bicycle Friendly UniversitySM in 2021 by the League of American Bicyclists, the premier grassroots advocacy organization encouraging better bicycling and protecting the rights of people who bike. The award recognizes USF’s achievement in providing safe, accessible bicycling on campus. USF St. Petersburg campus was previously […]
April 12, 2021

City of Temple Terrace celebrates Florida Bike Month with bicycle challenge and history tour

City of Temple Terrace Mayor, Andy Ross, proclaimed March as Bike Month in Temple Terrace at the City Council meeting on March 2, 2021. During the month, bicyclists participated in a virtual bike month challenge, logging their trips and taking photos along the way. An eight-mile history tour highlighted five historical markers in the City. […]