Walkability & Pedestrian Safety

As Sarasota evolves into a more urban environment, we need a better approach to sidewalks, trees and plantings in order to buffer and protect pedestrians from traffic and create a more walkable and attractive city.

STOP! advocates changing City code to require wide sidewalks and tree-lined streets, per standards found in Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares:  A Context-Sensitive Approach.