Friends of A1A
Community Service Organizations
The Friends of A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway is a non-profit organization that protects, preserves, and enhances resources along the A1A National Scenic Byway. This citizen’s advocacy group collaborates with municipalities, governmental agencies and other civic groups to maintain and improve resources along a 72 mile corridor in Northeast Florida. The organization's mission is to preserve, protect, promote, and enhance the outstanding resources of the A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway ina manner that provides a unique experience for visitors, and maintains an unhurried lifestyle and ''Old Florida'' ambiance for all. Strategies to achieve that include implementing a corridor managementplan with strategic goals and objectives that include resource protection; transportation planningand safety; government support and community participation; education and communication; economic development and tourism and organizational management and sustainability.