People, Places and Perspectives: Bicycling and Walking in Tampa Bay

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Hillsborough County Center

601 East Kennedy Boulevard

26th Floor

Tampa, FL 33602

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Join us for an inspirational evening focused on people who walk and bicycle in the Tampa Bay region. Hear from local bicyclists, club leaders, advocates, and officials.

The evening’s program includes:

  • Vision Zero: A conversation with local leaders,

  • Panel of local bicyclists talking about their experiences,

  • Inspirational bicyclist Leo Rodgers will tell his story; and the

  • Inaugural Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Awards Ceremony.

Enjoy light refreshments and networking with local organizations and other bicyclists starting at 5:00 pm. Program starts at 6:00 pm.

Nominations are OPEN for the BWTB awards. Nominations will be accepted until June 9, 2017. Submit your nominations here. Self-nominations are encouraged.

A special thanks to our partner Hillsborough MPO for providing the event location.


5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception

Connect with bicycle professionals and advocates. Enjoy light refreshments.

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Welcome and Program Overview: Jane Castor, Chair, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay

Vision Zero: A Conversation

Beth Alden, Executive Director, Hillsborough MPO

Whit Blanton, Executive Director, Forward Pinellas

7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Panel - Our Stories: Bicyclists and Leaders of Tampa Bay

7:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Awards Ceremony

Awards announced by:

Julie Bond, Program Director, Bike/Walk Tampa Bay

Karen Kress, Transportation Director, Tampa Downtown Partnership

Keynote Speaker: Leo Rodgers, Local bicyclist and inspirational speaker

Award Categories:

  • Bicycle Commuter

  • Bicycle Friendly Employer Award

  • Bicycle Club of the Year

  • Bicycle Advocate

  • Best Social Bicycle Ride

8:15 pm Adjourn

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Hillsborough County Center

601 East Kennedy Boulevard

26th Floor

Tampa, FL 33602

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