Tampa

6 date ideas for bike lovers

While Tampa Bay is brimming with romantic date options, ask anyone at Coast and we’ll tell you that nothing beats a two-wheeled adventure with the one you love. These fun cycling date ideas will put a fresh spin on your romantic weekend plans. Have a moonlit picnic Load your bike basket up with a loaf • Read More »



Bike Share 101: Troubleshooting

We’re answering your questions in our Bike Share 101 series. While bike share is known for being quick, easy and convenient, today we’re covering quick-fix questions members occasionally ask when using the system for the first time. What should I do if my user code isn’t working? Most of the time, it’s simply a case • Read More »


10 events to Coast to this month

Spring has sprung, the sun is shining and the weather is blissfully cool. Make the most of April by grabbing a Coast bike and rolling to one of these events across Tampa Bay this month – each within a stone’s throw of a hub station. April 6-April 9 – Fiesta Italiana in Tampa Pasta, wine, • Read More »


Game on! Coast to support the Bolts, Rays and Rowdies

If there’s one thing we love about living in Tampa Bay, it’s year-round access to some of the very best sporting action. Whether you’re rooting for the Bolts, Rays or Rowdies, skip the traffic and parking charges, and Coast to and from games quickly and easily. Your Tampa Bay Lightning hub: S Franklin St and • Read More »


TECO Line Streetcar System morning service pilot ends in Tampa

The six-month TECO Line Streetcar System morning service pilot ended in Tampa last week. Offering extended weekday morning service for commuters, the pilot complemented the existing service the TECO Line Streetcar System already provides to Tampa’s workers and residents.      Now the pilot is complete, the City of Tampa, the Florida Department of Transportation, and • Read More »


How to plan a group ride with friends

Bikes and friends go together like peanut butter and jelly. As you’ll probably remember from summer days as a kid, there’s nothing quite like that feeling of propelling yourself around on two wheels with a few of your best pals in tow. Break away from your usual hangout spots; explore new parts of town, and • Read More »


19th century advice for women cyclists

It’s always helpful to seek advice when you’re taking up a new activity. Take cycling, for example. If you’re new to biking, you might have questions. Digging around for guidance can produce all kinds of results – some useful and some … well … some just plain shocking. Trawling through the archives of the New • Read More »


Study: Less than an hour of cycling can help slow the aging process

Think your occasional bike ride isn’t doing much for your health? Researchers have some good news for you. A study published last week in the medical journal Cell Metabolism found that cycling for just 52 minutes per week could help slow the aging process. The researchers studied two groups of people – aged 18-30 and • Read More »


Meet the Coast member: Diane

We love hearing about how and where you Coast. Today we’re joined by Tampa member Diane, who uses bike share during her lunch hour. Tell us a bit about yourself. I work in Downtown Tampa, and really enjoy renting and using the bicycles on my lunch hour. How long have you lived in Tampa? I • Read More »