Naples Pathways Coalition

October 5, 2016

May 19, 2016

"A public place is one that is shared by a lot of people. You can do your part to make the space you share with others pleasant by behaving politely." Read more...

At a bike and pedestrian safety summit held earlier this month, Collier County's most pressing safety issues were identified and prioritized. Read more...

November 17, 2015

The League of American Bicyclists (LAB) recently recognized the city of Naples with a bronze Bicycle Friendly Community designation. This isn't one of those crazy awards you buy on the internet. The city earned it. Read more...

Cyclists in a race
Pedestrian holding cell phone
Bicycle Friendly Community award logo

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July 20, 2016

The bad news is that Florida leads the country in bicycle and pedestrian crashes and fatalities. The good news is that the Florida Department of Transportation is revising its guidelines to ensure that “Complete Streets” design becomes the norm. Read more...

July 23, 2015

Artist's sketch of bike lane in traffic

December 15, 2015

By law, bicyclists riding on a sidewalk are required to give an audible signal when passing a pedestrian, like ringing a bell or saying "passing on your left," but it does no good if the pedestrian is audibly impaired because he's grooving to Pink Floyd or talking on the phone. Read more...

Bicycle race
Bicycle safety sign on roadway

NPC In the News

January 19, 2016

It is frightening and often frustrating to encounter a large group of bicyclists, or peloton, when you are driving. No one wants to crash and everyone wants to get where they’re going as quickly as possible. Here some tips for sharing the road with groups of bicyclists. Read more...

Safe, bikeable, walkable communities

In a recent interview about group cyclists, a reporter asked me, "Why do people break the law?" Honestly, I wish I knew, because if could answer that question I imagine I'd make millions advising governments and law enforcement agencies around the world. Read more...

Texting while driving

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This summer, the Collier County Planning Commission took a serious look at how sidewalks, or the lack of them, affects neighborhood residents as well as county taxpayers. Some sobering statistics were revealed. Read more...

Cyclist on boarwalk

What will it take to stop Floridians from texting while driving? I have a few ideas, but first let me share some chilling statistics from a report by the National Safety Council. Read more...

June 14, 2016

September 17, 2015

Street painters
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