Our Work

Safety & Transportation Council

Our Mission

To proactively engage with Local, County, State, and Federal government and agencies and civic coalitions advocating to ensure the design, execution, and maintenance of roads, bike lanes, rails to trails, and multi-use paths support a safe, active lifestyle and high quality of life. To inform the ECCL Executive Management Team and make actionable, timely recommendations to support or oppose possible action.




What we’re doing…

Roadways in the greater Estero area are built and maintained by a variety of local, state and even national agencies, as well as private organizations. Planning and funding for these roads is done years in advance. The only way to have an impact is to be involved before the problem is evident.

Transportation Campaigns…


Turning Lanes
Thru Traffic



Lighting and Signals

Traffic Signals

Pedestrians and Bicycles

Bike Lanes

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Thank You Adopt a Highway Volunteers!

Thank You Adopt a Highway Volunteers!

It was a beautiful morning for volunteers to work their magic along Hwy 41 over the weekend. Many drivers, walkers, and bikers were honking and calling out “thank you,” which was very rewarding for the Adopt a Highway team organized by ECCL’s Julie Yellig. The...

Off to a Great Start!

Off to a Great Start!

The ECCL support of the “Adopt a Highway” initiative headed by Julie Yellig and her team of volunteers started the cleanup of Hwy 41 over the weekend (October 24).  The ECCL is working with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to help clean an approximate...

The ECCL Has Adopted a Highway

The ECCL Has Adopted a Highway

Help Us Keep Estero Looking Beautiful The ECCL (as the adopting organization) is working with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to recruit and coordinate groups of volunteers to help clean an approximate four-mile section of Tamiami Trail. Including both...

Traffic on East Corkscrew Rd.

Traffic on East Corkscrew Rd.

Ever wonder why the traffic seems to be getting worse on Corkscrew Rd east of Ben Hill Griffin? The below chart identifies the current homes built and occupied, and the potential homes to be built in the next 5 years. The Phase I expansion/widening of Corkscrew Rd...

Transportation Planning Acronyms You Should Know

Transportation Planning Acronyms You Should Know

MPO, TIP, TMA, & CIP Introduction Planning for the Village of Estero is one of the municipality’s primary overriding governing functions. It provides the framework for the development of the community and the management of land use and other resources. “Strategic...

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