Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Watching closely--Naples considers re-routing US 41 to make it more pedestrian & business friendly

Over the past several months, the Naples community, led by the Naples Community Redevelopment Agency, with active involvement of the Naples Pathways Coalition, has been considering a proposal to re-route US 41 through Naples to make downtown more pedestrian- and business-friendly. On Monday, there was a public workshop to hear from Naples residents. Click here to read the News-Press article, and here to read the Naples Daily News article.

Why does this matter to Lee County?? First Sarasota, then Bradenton, and now Naples all see the benefits of making their downtown more pedestrian-friendly and are working to make changes on US 41 in their downtown areas. Who knows, maybe making changes on US 41 in downtown Fort Myers to make it more pedestrian-friendly is something in our future. Stay tuned.

Click here for the latest NDN article on 4/17/11.

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