The MPO supports on-going bicycle and pedestrian planning by working with state and county agencies to implement multimodal urban/suburban mobility and pedestrian activities and facilities, to coordinate county, regional, and state pedestrian, bicycle, greenway and multi purpose pathway projects, raise awareness and safety of pedestrian and bicycling in Lee County and provide staff support to the Lee County MPO Bicycle Pedestrian Coordination Committee (BPCC).
SAFE ROUTE TO SCHOOL APPLICATIONS
Applications for FY 2016/17 Safe Route to School (SRTS) Funding
The Florida Department of Transportation has selected 2 of 5 applications submitted in the Lee County area for FY 2015/16 Safe Route to School Funds. They include the following:
- $123,392 for construction of sidewalks on Marvaez Street from Winkler Avenue to Commercial Avenue in the vicinity of Orangewood Elementary School. The project also includes installation of crosswalks and signage at the intersections of Marvaez with Winkler and Commercial respectively.
- $214,883 for construction of sidewalks on west side of Midway Avenue from Canal Street to Edison Avenue in the vicinity of Franklin Park Elementary School. The project also includes marking crosswalks to cross seven intersecting streets.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Information