Safety Council

Engage Estero Safety Council is made of volunteers serving as a voice for the citizens of greater Estero on safety and transportation priorities and issues. We advocate for related solutions to Village, County, and State Government organizations.

Our Mission:

  • Evaluate, prioritize, and monitor the Village of Estero Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and advocate for change on behalf of the citizenry.
  • Develop a Geographic Information System (GIS) for citizen online access to Village CIP items related to roadways, Bike/Ped, and interchange improvements. Access to each CIP project will provide location and cost/schedule information.
  • Solicit and encourage additional citizen participation in support of those projects that improve safety, access, and connectivity in Greater Estero

Our Purpose:

To inform citizens of safety and transportation-related issues, problems, and solutions advocating for community engagement to ensure an improved, safe, and connected transportation network in greater Estero.

Our Values

Values essential to success and longevity:

  • Integrity
  • Open and honest communication
  • Respect for other ideas and expertise
  • Shared responsibility and resources
  • Follow through on what we say we will do
  • Care about what we are trying to achieve
  • Innovation and creative thinking (open to doing things in a new way)

Our Vision:

To have an informed and engaged citizenry that understands and engages in finding solutions to safety and connected transportation network issues and problems.

Transportation Campaigns…


Turning Lanes
Thru Traffic



Lighting and Signals

Traffic Signals

Pedestrians and Bicycles

Bike Lanes

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