Systems Implementation Office

Authorization & Statutes

The Florida Shared-Use Nonmotorized (SUN) Trail Program was created pursuant to Section 339.81, Florida Statutes (F.S.) in 2015. Section 335.065, F.S., bicycle and pedestrian ways along state roads and transportation facilities, authorizes FDOT to use the State Transportation Trust Fund (STTF) to support the establishment of a statewide system of interconnected multi-use trails for bicyclists and pedestrians in coordination with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). FDOT receives an annual allocation from the redistribution of new vehicle tag revenues pursuant to Section 320.072, F.S., Motor Vehicle Licenses.