Group Title: Bicycle facilities map for North Central Florida : Lafayette, Madison, and Taylor Counties
Title: Bicycle facilities map for North Central Florida
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 Material Information
Title: Bicycle facilities map for North Central Florida <Lafayette, Madison, and Taylor Counties>
Physical Description: 1 map : col. ; 53 x 68 cm., on sheet 55 x 72 cm., folded to 19 x 9 cm.
Scale: Scale .
Language: English
Creator: North Central Florida Regional Planning Council
Florida -- Dept. of Transportation
Publisher: North Central Regional Planning Council
Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Publication Date: <1998>
 Subjects
Subject: Cycling -- Maps -- Florida -- Lafayette County   ( lcsh )
Bicycle trails -- Maps -- Florida -- Lafayette County   ( lcsh )
Cycling -- Safety measures -- Florida -- Lafayette County   ( lcsh )
Cycling -- Maps -- Florida -- Madison County   ( lcsh )
Bicycle trails -- Maps -- Florida -- Madison County   ( lcsh )
Cycling -- Safety measures -- Florida -- Madison County   ( lcsh )
Cycling -- Maps -- Florida -- Taylor County   ( lcsh )
Bicycle trails -- Maps -- Florida -- Taylor County   ( lcsh )
Cycling -- Safety measures -- Florida -- Taylor County   ( lcsh )
Cycling -- 1:240,000 -- Florida -- Lafayette County -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- 1:240,000 -- Florida -- Madison County -- 1998   ( local )
Bicycle trails -- 1:240,000 -- Florida -- Taylor County -- 1998   ( local )
Safety measures -- 1:240,000 -- Madison County (Fla.) -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- 1:240,000 -- Florida -- Lafayette County -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- Safety measures -- 1:240,000 -- Lafayette County (Fla.) -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- Safety measures -- 1:240,000 -- Madison County (Fla.) -- 1998   ( local )
Bicycle trails -- 1:240,000 -- Florida -- Madison County -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- Safety measures -- 1:240,000 -- Taylor County (Fla.) -- 1998   ( local )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
single map   ( marcgt )
indexed   ( marcgt )
 Notes
General Note: Shows bicycle facilities and routes.
General Note: Panel title.
General Note: County names in title depicted by coloration of locator map.
General Note: "Prepared by the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council for the Florida Department of Transportation."
General Note: Includes recreational facilities index, topographical relief map, and Florida bicycle safety laws.
General Note: Includes locator map on panel.
General Note: Includes map covering all North Central Florida counties (ca. 1:400,000) showing bicycle facilities and routes, text and locator map on verso.
General Note: "October 1998."
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Florida Heritage Project of the State University Libraries of Florida, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the U.S. Department of Education's TICFIA granting program.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00015072
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002740514
notis - ANL8340

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On the northern part of thE
Jasper, is the home of the Hamill
is White Springs, a charming coi
such as the Telford House locate
wealthy and famous vacationed d
quaint small town is a major draw
While in White Springs vi
Culture Center, a wooded park or
composer who immortalized the
Home". Florida folk crafts are dis|
on the park's crafters' squareewa
Lake City is the location
Florida Tourist Welcome Center.
County Historical Museum locate
authentic period antiques and Ci%
A short drive from east frc
State Historic Site, scene of the E
1864 and the location of the battle
Battlefield is located within the 0
with pine flatwoods, cypress swa
Nature trails where native Florida
Travel to Live Oak along 1
the route taken in 1539 by Herna
Spanish troops as they searched
treasure. In Live Oak enjoy the r
and visit the Suwannee County H
Museum located in a former train
North of Live Oak is the S
Suwannee Park where country-w
bluegrass, and gospel music fesi
Are held year round.
Roads leading to Madiso
you through peach orchards, sce
tree farms and tobacco fields. TI
classically beautiful homes in
Madison, such as the Wardlaw-
Smith Mansion on Base Street
Are reminders that this was
once a cotton plantation society.
Nearby, Cherry Lake and Blue
Springs on the Withlacoochee
River are Great places for a family
picnic and a dip in the cool watei
For a sense of life gone b
authentic Cracker farm at the For
Museum in Perry, a city known fi
Turpentine, and sawmills.
To the west one will find a
These shorelines, hidden coves,
village ambience and sheltered v
and saltwater fishing. Try Keaton
experience some of the best sun
*around. These friendly fishing cc
marinas, charter and guided fish
Travel to Old Town site of
Archaeological Preserve. On the
accessible to divers, are the rem
sunk in the early 1900's.
The Town of Suwannee,
a great place to rent a houseboa
the river delta or the Gulf shorelir
the days of Florida's early settler
leisurely ride upstream for water
Discover Manatee Spring
where gentle manatees are ofter
Travel through Fanning Springs
oriented campground, or Otter S
Suwannee River.
Trenton is the home of VW
of an authentically restored train
Branford, a diving mecce
countries who come to dive theE
vast underwater world. Diving in
from master dive instructors in B
West of Branford is May
descendants is one of the large
Mayo, off Convict Springs Road
popular camping resort located
Cool off at the Ichetuckn
to learn the easy art of "tubing" c
gently through a pristine hardwo
Leave plenty of time to se
the area. Choose a campsite su
with dive shop and equipment re
ambience of one of the many be
has become very popular with c
While in Levy County visi
and Withlacoochee Rivers, cool
Springs, and "play-ball" at the L
Greenbelt State Recreation Area
interested in bird watching try th
Springs, and Cedar Key Nation
ecological/geological formations
Forest/Sandhills, Big Bend Seag
Key Scrub State Park. For thosE
archaeological destinations try C
District, the Sea Horse Key & Lig
the Shell Mounds in the lower Si
Waccassasa and Jennings. Or i
try the Nature Coast Greenway
take time to relax and enjoy the
County as Dart of Florida's Natui


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ton County Historical Museum. Nearby
immunity with many historic buildings 23
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luring the turn of the century. This c-
for canoeists and bicyclists. 0
sit the Stephen Foster State Folk HAMILTON
i the Suwannee River which honors the nse Roa d 14 Jasper COUNTY
river through his song "Old Folks At DSON
played and demonstrated year round COUNTY
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of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame and adison S CR137
While in Lake City visit the Columbia adison SR6 CR249
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vil War artifacts.e
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immunities offer visitor services such as
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f the "City of Hawkinsville" Underwater ec co Hig
bottom of the Suwannee River and cR34 Springs
ains of a paddle wheel steamship which
Tenille Crossroads T ke CR 236 R2
at the mouth of the Suwannee River is a e N. e S.
it, a canoe, or a fishing boat and explore y C 232
ne, which is still much as it was duringC
s. From Suwannee, boaters may take a GILCHRIST
access to nearby springs. CR232 COUNTY
s State Park, a family recreation area,
seen playing in the cool, clear water. C S'; C rt 344
,on CR 232 to Hart Springs, a family- hatched
Cross Citywherry
springss RV resort, both located on the DIXIE ton s2

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depot. CR 55A
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springs and explore the caverns of a R A 346
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t in the country. A short distance from h eflC320
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on the Suwannee River. 1 5t.r
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n a crystal clear river that carries you Horseshoe Beac LEVY
'od forest. CR347 COUNTY
ample the other outstanding springs in ShiredIsand CR332 0 l
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entals. Or retire in the delightful
d and breakfast inns nearby. This area
sanosietn bicyclists and nature lovers.


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off at Fanning Springs or Manatee
ake Rousseau and Cross Florida
s. If you're looking for solitude or are
e Andrews, Gulf Hammock, Fanning
al Wildlife Preserves. Interesting
Scan be studied at the Levy County
irass Aquatic Preserve, and the Cedar
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Gainesville, home of the University of Florida, is the cultural capital of north central Florida. The
city also offers an outstanding range of collegiate sports and athletic events. The Florida Museum of
Natural History is located on the campus, as are the Harn Museum of Art and the Center for the
Performing Arts. Downtown Gainesville is a lively entertainment complex with the Hippodrome Theatre,
sidewalk cafes, night clubs, artists' studios, fine restaurants, cozy pubs and open air festivals.
A Few mile south of Gainesville is historic Micanopy, a charming community with a gaining
popularity with Hollywood film makers. A stroll down its shady streets will lead you to an array of hand
crafters and antique shops full of treasures of yesteryear. Southeast of Micanopy is the Cross Creek
home of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, author of The Yearling, and many other famous novels. Guided tours


us4 of this historic Cracker home are given year round.
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NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA
REGIONAL PLANNING COUNCIL
2009 NW 67"' Place, Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32653-1603
(352) 955-2200 S/C 625-2200
Email: mpto@afn.org

With Funding Assistance from the
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT TWO


October 1998


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Charles F Justice
Executive Director


Marlie Sanderson
Director of Transportation Planning

Gerry Dedenbach
Project Coordinator /
Senior Transportation Planner

Kevin Parrish
Database Coordinator


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Roadway County Boundary

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(Greater then 3 feet) Facility
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FLORIDA BICYCLE SAFETY LAWS Legal Status
In Florida the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists have the same rights to the roadway, and must obey the same traffic laws as/
the operators of other vehicles. These laws include stopping for stop signs and red lights, riding with the flow of traffic, using lights at night
and yielding the right-of-way when entering a roadway.
With few exceptions, there is only one road, and it is up to cyclists and motorists to treat each other with care and respect. Strict adherence
to the law is the foundation for this respect.
Traffic Law Highlights Bicycle Regulations (see Section 316.2065, ES.)
* Bicyclists must obey all traffic controls and signals.
* Bicyclists must use a fixed, regular seat for riding.
* A bicycle may not be used to carry more persons at one time than the number for which it is designed or equipped.
* An adult bicyclist may carry a child in a backpack or sling, child seat or trailer designed to carry children.
* A bicyclist may not allow a passenger to remain in a child seat or carrier when not in immediate control of the bicycle.
* Bicyclists and passengers under age 16 must wear a helmet approved by ANSI. Snell or any other standard recognized by Florida.
* At least one hand must be kept on the handlebars while riding.
* Parents and guardians must not knowingly allow a child or minor ward to violate any provision of this section.
* Every bicycle must be equipped with a brake or brakes which allow the rider to stop within 25 feet from a speed of 10 miles per hour
on dry, level, clean pavement.
Sidewalk Riding (see Section 316.2065, ES.)
* When riding on sidewalks or in crosswalks, a bicyclist has the same rights and duties as a pedestrian.
* A bicyclist riding on sidewalks or in crosswalks must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians and must give an audible signal before
passing.
Lighting (see Section 316.2065, E.S.)
* A bicycle operated between sunset and sunrise must be equipped with a lamp on the front exhibiting a white light visible from 500 feet
to the front and both a red reflector and a lamp on the rear exhibiting a red light visible from 600 feet to me rear.
* Additional lighting is permitted and recommended. See the "Night Riding" section for safety tips.
Roadway Position (see Section 316.2065, F.S.)
* A bicyclist who is not traveling at the same speed of other traffic must ride as close as practicable to the right hand curb or edge of the
roadway hbicvclit ma, leave the rigbt.mr ponion onf ihe ro.'d in the ii-wlk. ing irtuailnsw hen p..e-ing making a left turn tni void
haazards. or .'hesn Ja I-e i it nairroor a hw-,de ard i oir rlle i n Jlel\
..* .bh"iliit operjt.'r, on on.cna5 'itreer A,ith rso or more rrjiTf'c lane ma., nde ,I1 ,s he Itlhjnd ed.e ol the r.,dA\


* Ridming In le fie I. required e\cepi on bike path- or parts of roada, ..eil aide lor the eelusL' e toI e of beicle'. or when ro
people ndmng nide-b .ide milin one lane aill nol impede traffic' 1ow
Left Turns fSee Sub-secrions 316.151 i| lbi(cl. F.S.I
* A b'cclisi n.mendn to make a \eh.'de let rum rn enrniled to full ue ot the line from wtuLct the rurn 1 mnude \ner .caiing.
signaling ind moing to0 he center o1 thj. lane the bl\rl muiti heck the signal then proceed %hen 11 i green and ,ale to Jo '
* In addinon to the normal ehie left rumrn. a bic\I:lisi maj proceed through the rnhi-mosi portion ol mte inierweiwrin rd rurn a.s a dose
to the curb or edge a.- poible il the 'ar side Xrler compiling wth h n\ oficiil iratr control deice. the h,%cn'ei i ma proceed .n the ne
duecntion of trie
* .Another option a3ille to a bhiNlisi i to dismouni and walk through the truerecion in the crosn-wk like a pedemrran
Signaling Tlurns (se Sub-section 316.15512) and 316.157(2). F.S.)
* A signal of inenton to turn mmst he gnen dunng the last 100 feel traeled h\ the meuhcle before running Ifa b.clit needs both
hands for conuol. the signal need nol be gien c:ontinuouh.
* A bi'clisti n) iIgnal tent to rur nghi either b\ extendmg he lefti hand and arm upward or b e\iending the night hand and arm
honzol alh to the nghlsde olf the bwtcle
Headsets (See Section 316J04. F.S.I
* A hicycli must nol rear a headset headphone or other listening device other Lhan K heanng aid when nding Weanng a headsei
blocks oui imponrtam audio cues needed to deteci the presence of other traffic
Civil Penalties see Sub-section 316.2065 and 318.18. F.S.)
* Civil penalnes ma be issued for violanons of bisncle lans as a ell a. for moving and non-moaing iolationr if applicable
Loal Ordinances
* The local governments of counris. clues. tomw and other municipahnes can adopt ordinances regulating bicycle nding. some towns
may also hae registration and beensmg ordinances Sidewalk ndint may be prohbted enrel or on min certainam areas such as business
dictschae. Local aw enrorcemne agencies can provide copies of local ordinance" "


SYMBOL MEANING

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As of January 1, 1997, children in Florida under age 16 must wear
a bicycle helmet that is properly fitted, is fastened with a strap and
meets safety standards.
Before you buy a helmet, look inside for the sticker that says it
meets the safety standards of: ANSI (Z90.4) or Snell Memorial
Foundation (1984) or Consumer Product Safety Commission
(1997).
In Florida a bicyclist must follow the same rules as other vehicle
operators.
This means you must:
l.Ride with traffic on the right side of the road and use hand
Signals.
2.Stop for stop signs and red lights.
3.Don't ride with a headset on, you won't hear danger coming.
4.Use lights and reflectors at night.
For information on the rest of
Florida's bicycle laws, write or call:
State Bicycle Program
Department of Transportation
605 Suwannee Street, MS 82
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0450
(850) 487-1200.
For sources of free and discounted helmets throughout Florida call:
Sandra G. Dreker
Director of Prevention Programs
Brain Injury Association of Florida, Inc.
(561) 392-2310.


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