Bicycle/Pedestrian Programs


The City’s goal is to provide a safe, convenient, efficient, continuous, and aesthetically pleasing transportation environment that is conducive to cycling and walking. The City of Gainesville Bicycle/Pedestrian Program seeks to facilitate the use of these alternative modes of transportation by focusing on infrastructure enhancements, safety and outreach.Click here for a timeline history of the Bicycle/Pedestrian Program

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Metcalfe Morning Mile-Volunteers needed…

 Metcalfe (Elementary) Morning Mile - MMM:

  • Promotes health and positive habits.
  • M-F 7:00 AM – 7:45 AM thru December 2019
  • 7:00 AM Arrive at site, sign in and prepare for students (gather supplies, log sheet, lap counters, radio for music).
  • 7:15 AM – 7:30 AM Students walk/run laps. Volunteers track laps and encourage students.
  • 7:30 AM Students report out for class. Volunteers tally laps for log book w/ safety patrols.
  • 7:30 AM – 7:45 AM Volunteers put away supplies and leave for day.
  • 5 miles allow students to earn a token “sneaker charm” for the MMM necklace.
  • Once approved via the process below, confirm your date(s) via email to:

     To participate:

  • Complete and submit the Alachua County Public Schools background check (no cost) & Volunteer Form: (normal approval within 72 hours)
  • Questions for the school board volunteer process 352-955-7250 x252
  • Scan driver’s license for school entry via the Raptor system in front office
  • Metcalfe Elementary 1250 NE 18th Avenue, Gainesville, FL. 32609. 352-955-6713.


Dekova Batey
Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator
(352) 393-8493

Last updated 12/12/2019 D.T.B.



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