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Shared-Use Nonmotorized (SUN) Trail Program

Hancock Trail, picture of a section of the Upper Peace Legacy Trail, Polk County

Shared-Use Nonmotorized (SUN) Trail Network

The Florida Shared-Use Nonmotorized (SUN) Trail Network is authorized under 339.81, F.S. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is directed to make use of its expertise in efficiently providing transportation projects to develop a statewide system of paved non-motorized trails as a component of the Florida Greenways and Trails System (FGTS), which is planned by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP).


The Florida Department of Transportation is soliciting new proposals for funding Regional Trail System and Individual Trail projects through the Shared-Use Nonmotorized (SUN) Trail program for inclusion in the Tentative Five Year Work Program development cycle. Projects programmed for this cycle will be funded as early as Fiscal Years 2023/2024.

To receive consideration for SUN Trail funding, the District Trail Coordinator must receive a separate, complete “Request for Funding” for each eligible Regional or Individual Trail project with applicable information, including the prioritization, and required signatures beginning October 5, 2017 and no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on
December 15, 2017.

To access to additional information on the certification process, please visit the Program Guidance page below.



For additional program information, contact Robin Birdsong by e-mail or by phone at (850) 414-4922.


Shared-Use Nonmotorized (SUN) Trail Resources

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