Bicycle/Pedestrian & Traffic Safety

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).

Bicycle/Pedestrian Master Plan Project Website                    3rd Edition Bicycle Facilities

 Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety action Plan 2013


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


Bicycle/Pedestrian Master Plan Project Website
Countywide Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan
TEA Application Package
Consumer Product SAFETY ALERT (English)    Consumer Product SAFETY ALERT (Spanish)
Bicycle Safety Message to Parents, Teachers and Motorists
Guide to Bicycle Advocacy
Good Practices Guide For Bicycle Safety Education
Bicycle Crash Data
Crash-Type Manual for Bicyclists
FHWA Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation
Improving Conditions for Bicycling and Walking
"Along for the Ride" Safety Tips Brochure
Bike Safety for Adults
Prevent Bicycle Crashes: Parents and Caregivers

Lee Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Action Plan Stakeholder Training Presentations