Streets Alive of SWFL was formerly known as Streets Alive Lee, a project born in 2011 with the Healthy Lee Coalition and the support of the Florida Department of Health in Lee County and completely run with the help of volunteers. Streets Alive Lee was thought to be an actualization of the global phenomenon known as “Ciclovía.” The concept of Ciclovía (translation from Spanish is “bike path”), began in the city of Bogotá, Colombia in 1976. More Info >>
What areas in SWFL are problems for people on bikes and walking?
Click on the map below to see crashes around Southwest Florida. Data is updated through 2017.
Kindness and respect for people riding their bicycles giving it a “thumbs up” Be part of the change you wish to see in this community! Click here to get a sticker
Your contribution helps Streets Alive achieve our mission to educate, equip, and inspire others to positively influence our community for good. Together we can reduce cycling and pedestrian fatalities and save lives!
Through FDOT efforts, Lee County will see some great features to enhance the safety of
people walking and biking.
An example, the bicycle turn boxes at Daniels and Treeline.
We need our local leaders to step up and follow FDOT's lead. So many opportunities for safety improvements--many already developed and proposed...just waiting for the political will to move forward.
There is no liability in making our community safe for everyone!!!
Anyone who's travelled outside Lee County has likely seen or used features and treatments on roads, pathways and intersections that are intended to make the environment safer and more accessible for non-motorists. In many transportation-progressive communities, state-of-the-art signage and pavement....
We will be implementing some pedestrian and bicycle safety measures in Lehigh Acres (corner of Joel Blvd. & East 5th Street) and need your help. Please see the flyer for more information. If you are interested and available to help please content us!