Published: Aug 25, 2014 7:25 PM EDT
Updated: Aug 29, 2014 3:57 PM EDT

CAPE CORAL, FL.-Some people living in the Cape are wanting the city to add more sidewalks and bike lanes.

"We need sidewalks, bike lanes and we also need lights," said Ryan Skrzypek.

Those are the demands from teenagers who knew 15-year old Austin Dukette to Cape Coral council members.
They say the city isn't safe for bikers and students walking to school.

"It is unacceptable that someone has to die to make change happen in our town," said Skrzypek.

Police say Dukette was killed while riding his bike down Kismet Parkway and Northwest Seventh Avenue early Friday morning.
He was riding near the inside lane going to school. Investigators say a Lee County Seputy struck Dukette from behind with his cruiser.

"It's scary, it's scary," said Pat Downes.

Downes used to see Dukette almost every morning. She's been fighting for sidewalks and bike lanes before.

"Austin really just made me want to push hard," said Downes.

Cape Coral Police tell WINK News, they will reassess patrolling efforts in areas where children walk and ride bikes to school.
City officials say over the next five years, $7 million will be spent to to add more sidewalks and bike lanes.

"We are working on it, we are certainly working on it, but it does not replace the loss, it can't," said councilman Jim Burch.