Windermere Ward Trail / Multi Modal Path

Funding Updates 2023

UPDATE: The Florida State Legislature has approved $1,000,000 in state funding toward the Pedestrian Trail.

 

The Town has submitted Appropriation Requests to the State of Florida to obtain funding for Phase I of the Windermere Ward Trail


Windermere Ward Trail Phase I (Town Center to Windermere Elementary) –
The purpose of this request is to accelerate the implementation of projects that support walking, cycling, and golf cart travel within the Town and to adjacent areas, while improving multi modal safety. This phase in particular will allow residents to safely use the pathways to get to civic, recreational, commercial, and educational facilities. Windermere Elementary Students use this particular area for direct access to the school.

Send support letters to your legislators! Download and fill out the documents below, and mail or email to your legislator. For Windermere residents, Carolina Amesty is your representative and Dennis Baxley is your senator.

2023 Ward Trail Phase I Resident Letter Rep AMESTY
2023 Ward Trail Phase I Resident Letter Sen. BAXLEY
2023 Ward Trail Phase I Letter GENERIC

Funding Updates 2022

The Town has been developing a multi-modal trail (“Windermere Ward Trail”) that would allow safe pedestrian and bike access to educational, civic, and recreational destinations. On March 14, 2022, the Town’s federal appropriations request of $760,000 for funding of this project, through Congresswoman Val Demings, was signed into law. This money will go toward Phase 1 of this project as well as the new pedestrian bridge.