Bicycles & Pedestrians
- Engineering: Designing, improving, and expanding bike lanes, shared-use paths, bike routes, and sidewalks by taking bold steps to provide safer road systems and sidewalks that will make Boca Raton truly "Bicycle and Pedestrian Friendly."
- Education: Providing knowledge and skills necessary to reduce conflicts between bicycles, pedestrians, and motor vehicles, including helping children develop safe traffic behavior, such as stopping at the edge, searching left-right-left, scanning to the rear, signaling, and avoiding hazards.
- Encouragement: Promoting biking and walking as a healthy and cost-saving alternative to driving around Boca Raton.
- Enforcement: Promoting public safety through the enforcement of traffic laws that protect bicyclists and pedestrians.
New Florida Bike Law in Effect
Beginning July 1, 2021, new bicycle regulations went into effect in the state of Florida. These new regulations apply to all bicyclists and include how bicyclists ride on City streets. Visit https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/950 to learn more about the new regulations.
Citizen's Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advisory Board
The Citizen's Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advisory Board helps raise awareness for bicycle and pedestrian users of pathways and roadways. The public is welcome to attend and provide input on pedestrian and bicycling amenities within Boca Raton at the Citizen's Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advisory Board. Meetings are scheduled quarterly on the second Monday of the month at 6:00PM in the Boca Raton Community Center Annex. Meeting dates in 2022 are: January 10, 2022, April 11, 2022, July 11, 2022, and October 3, 2022.