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Cape Coral residents are getting more walkable and bike-friendly streets, now that the Cape Coral City Council adopted a Complete Streets policy on Aug. 17 – joining the 720 cities around the country and 48 communities in Florida who are supporting the Complete Streets approach. In that area alone, Lee MPO, Lee Board of County Commissioners, the City of Fort Myers and City of Bonita Springs have all adopted Complete Streets policies.
A Complete Street is one planned, designed and maintained to comfortably accommodate pedestrians, cyclists, transit riders, and motorists of all ages and ability levels. And they feature elements such as sidewalks, bicycle lanes, full-featured transit stops, and pedestrian- and bicycle-oriented traffic signals, medians, pedestrian crossing islands, curb extensions and more.
Cape Coral already has a strong start. Some of its efforts are below:
Read more about Cape Coral’s efforts and view its Complete Streets resolution at the Bike Walk Lee Blog.