Multi-Modal Path Information and Safety
The purpose of this web page is to provide information to residents regarding the Multi-Modal Paths in the community as well as information
for golf cart safety. Please check out the links below. We hope you find the information useful! If you have any questions
about the information provided please contact the District Customer Service Center at 352-753-4508.
In a community of 100,000 residents, golf cart safety is important both on the multimodal paths and on the roadways. To encourage golf cart safety, we have several educational materials available to
help inform both residents and guests about safety. Golf cart safety brochures are available in the Customer Service Center located at 984 Old Mill Run or by clicking on the header of this
announcement. You can also view a video addressing many of the concerns related to golf cart safety in The Villages by clicking here
To promote golf cart safety in The Villages, The Villages Homeowners Association created a video that can be supplemented with their monthly Golf Cart Safety Clinic. The Golf Cart Safety Clinic is
held at 9:00 a.m. on the third (3rd) Wednesday each month at Colony Cottage Recreation Center. To view the video, please click on the following
For additional information on golf cart safety, please click here
Please click on the header of this announcement to learn about Golf Cart Safety and Rules of the Road. We encourage all golf cart drivers in The Villages to Slow Down and Enjoy the Ride!! For
additional copies of the attached brochure, please visit your local recreation center or the Customer Service Center located at 984 Old Mill Run.
On December 10, 2008, the Amenity Authority Committee (AAC) directed staff to develop a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) in order to find and
select an engineering firm to conduct a comprehensive study of the multi-modal path system north of CR466 to determine the feasibility and/or
need to widen the paths, the need to resurface and/or replace the paths or the need to straighten the paths. Please
click here for the history of this project.
Multi-Modal Path Work Group (MMPWG) is comprised of a representative from each of the numbered CDDs and a representative from the Amenity
Authority Committee. The MMPWG unanimously supported and believes continued public information and efforts to promote safety is
critical for maintaining our residents’ quality of life. The MMPWG is taking its next step which includes development and implementation
of communication materials and ideas that will encourage residents to be safety minded. For updates and information please
"Who is allowed to use the multi-modal paths throughout The Villages?” This is a question that the District receives on a regular basis. The multi-modal paths are for use
, non-vehicular traffic such as bicycles, golf carts, pedestrians, and skaters. It is not legal…nor is it smart…to drive vehicles such as smart cars, motorcycles, or
mopeds on any of the multi-modal paths in The Villages. For additional information, please click on the header of this announcement to read a memo from District Counsel regarding the use of
Effective July 1, 2013, The Florida Legislature amended FS 319.14 to allow the conversion of a Low Speed Vehicle (LSV) to a golf cart. For additional information on the \
process of converting a LSV to a golf cart, please click on the header of this announcement.