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The Cyclist’s Voice

Transportation Task Force Public Meetings

Hillsborough County’s Transportation Task Force is holding a series of Community Outreach meetings to gather input on mobility improvements including rail, bus expansion, road and intersection improvements, along with other projects.

Full 2010 Community Outreach Meeting Schedule

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USF Bicycle Registration Program

WHO:

ALL USF STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF WHO OWN AND OPERATE BICYCLES ON CAMPUS

WHAT:

FREE BICYCLE SERIAL NUMBER REGISTRATION

WHEN & WHERE:

MONDAY, Feb. 15, 2010, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM, NORTH SIDE OF MAIN LIBRARY

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 24, 2010, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM, IN FRONT OF STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES BUILDING

THURSDAY, February 25, 2010, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM,  NORTH SIDE OF JUNIPER / POPLAR HALL

WHY:Protect your investment! If you become the victim of bicycle theft, have the peace of mind in knowing that your bicycle has been registered with the University Police Dept. and USF Transportation & Parking Services Dept. Help us help you recover your lost or stolen bicycle.

HOW: BRING YOUR BICYCLE AND ANY PHOTO IDENTIFICATION TO ANY OF THE ABOVE LISTED LOCATIONS.

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2010 Gasparilla Bicycle Rodeo

For complete information visit: Gasparilla Extravaganza
WHEN: Saturday, January 23, 2010
TIME: 11 a.m. – Event Begins
Vendors and children’s activities open along Bayshore Blvd., from Bay to Bay to Watrous/Orleans Avenues.11 a.m.–2 p.m. Bicycle Safety Rodeo presented by The Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee of Hillsborough County and the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. Located along Bayshore, between Albany & Gunby (near Rome Ave.), the Bicycle Rodeo is free to everyone interested in learning how to bicycle safely with traffic. Kids will be fitted with a free, brand new bicycle helmet they can keep (while supplies last), and then use one of the Rodeo’s bicycles to ride through a fun course which teaches skills that may one day save their lives. 

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Ride Your Bicycle, 2011

Tampa BayCycle is your resource for cycling all year long.  Tampa BayCycle offers fun and educational activities throughout Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.  Join the growing number of people in the Tampa Bay area who experience the pleasure of cycling every day of the year.

 Bike Smart Tampa Bay!  Sign up now for a free bicycle course.  Bike Smart offers 1-hour or 2-hour sessions.  Bike Smart is for both cyclists and drivers. 

A 15-minute option perfect for civic groups, businesses, or any setting is available.  This session offers education for motorists and bicyclists regarding laws, safety and how we can all coexist on our Florida roadways!

These sessions are free to the public.  Our goal is a “zero fatalities” for Tampa Bay bicyclists and pedestrians.  Help us reach this goal and make our communities friendly for all travelers.

Bike Smart Tampa Bay is sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation District 7 and managed by the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida.

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NATIONAL CYCLING ORGANIZATION HOSTS GATHERINGS IN FLORIDA

The director of North America’s largest cycling membership organization will visit Florida from January 11 – 16, 2010, to speak about the life-changing potential of cycling and bicycle travel. Events will be held in Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, and in the Miami/Dade area.

Jim Sayer, executive director of Adventure Cycling, will share the latest news on bicycle travel and adventures in North America, including new bike-friendly routes, maps, tours, and policy initiatives at the national level – such as an official U.S. Bicycle Route System, now being considered by Congress. At each event, there will also be time for participants to share their thoughts, ideas and stories. Whether you have made a New Year’s Resolution to get in shape, lower your carbon footprint, or you want to plan an overnight (or epic) cycling adventure, there will be inspiration for everyone.

Invite your cycling buddies, other friends, or family. These events are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

Please RSVP by contacting Beth Petersen at Adventure Cycling Association: 800-755-2453 x 211, or via email at bpetersen@adventurecycling.org.

 TAMPA – SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2010

What: Presentation on the latest news and resources for bicycle travel

 Who: Jim Sayer, executive director of Adventure Cycling Association, North America’s largest cycling membership group, based in Missoula, MT (www.adventurecycling.org).

 When: Saturday, January 16 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm

 Where: Carrollwood Bicycle Emporium, located in central Tampa at 14407 B North Dale Mabry. For directions, click on http://cbebikes.com/storelocator/ – or call  813-963-5765  813-963-5765 .

 Why: Meet people interested in cycling, bike travel and touring, and find all the resources and inspiration you’ll need to enjoy the life-changing activity of bicycle travel.

 Cost: Free and open to the public. Bring friends interested in cycling and bike travel.

 RSVP: Please RSVP by January 13th

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