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Link to Florida's Transportation Plan

Florida Transportation Plan

The Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) is the single overarching statewide plan guiding Florida’s transportation future. It is a plan for all of Florida created by, and providing direction to, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and all organizations that are involved in planning and managing Florida’s transportation system, including statewide, regional, and local partners. The FTP fulfills the requirements established in Chapter 339.155, Florida Statutes.


Link to Florida’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan

Florida’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan

Florida’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) was developed as a part of the Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) Implementation Element to address highway safety and aligns with the FTP Vision Element and FTP Policy Element. The SHSP is a statewide, data-driven safety plan for all of Florida’s road users. The SHSP is the state’s five-year comprehensive roadway safety plan for achieving Florida’s vision of zero traffic-related fatalities. The SHSP includes 13 Emphasis Areas that guide Florida’s safety efforts.

Florida’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Strategic Safety Plan

Florida’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Strategic Safety Plan (PBSSP) is the state’s five-year comprehensive implementation plan to drive down traffic crashes resulting in serious or fatal injuries to pedestrian and bicyclists through goal-oriented decision-making, data-driven investments, and strategic resource allocation. The PBSSP supports the Florida Transportation Plan, Florida’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan, and Florida’s Highway Safety Improvement Program.


The Goal of the PBSSP is to


Florida’s focus on the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists is a dynamic and coordinated effort that includes many individuals and partners. Implementation of the PBSSP is guided by the Statewide Champion for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety and Florida’s Bicycle Pedestrian Focused Initiative Leadership Team .

The comprehensive application of education and enforcement combined with engineering and emergency response elements has proven to be the most effective method of crash mitigation and fatality reduction.

Florida’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Coalition , a diverse group of federal, state, local, and public partners, and stakeholders are charged with the implementation of goals, objectives, and strategies within the PBSSP. Those are broken out into the following six emphasis areas:
  1. Data, Analysis, and Evaluation
  2. Law Enforcement and Emergency Services
  3. Driver Education & Licensing and Legislation, Regulation & Policy
  4. Highway and Traffic Engineering
  5. Communication, Outreach, and Education
  6. Program Management

Each Emphasis Area is led by a Goal Leader who is charged with directing the implementation of key strategies to drive down traffic crashes resulting in serious or fatal injuries to pedestrians and bicyclists.


Florida's Top 25 High Priority Counties

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has a broad pedestrian and bicycle safety program to make our roadways safer for these vulnerable road users. Under the program, a Focused Initiative has been implemented in the 25 counties with the highest numbers of bicyclist and pedestrian fatalities. Law enforcement is a major partner in the initiative to help education and enforcement activities at high crash locations.


Our Partners

FDOT State Safety Office

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Federal Highway Administration - Florida Division

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Florida Department of Health

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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Florida Highway Patrol (FHP)

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Institute of Police Technology and Management

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Center for Urban Transportation Research

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Florida LTAP Center

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Best Foot Forward

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Florida Bicycle Association (FBA)

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League of American Bicyclist

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National Coalition for Safer Roads

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MADD Florida

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Jacksonville Jaguars

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Space Coast TPO

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Florida LEL Program

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Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center

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Ryder Trauma Center – Miami

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Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program

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Florida Police Chief's Association

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