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Old 11-21-2020, 09:01 PM
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I live in Spruce Creek South and I am able to drive my car everywhere in the Villages but can’t drive my golf cart there. Why? Because I would need a key card. Can someone please explain the rationale about this?
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Old 11-21-2020, 09:13 PM
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I live in Spruce Creek South and I am able to drive my car everywhere in the Villages but can’t drive my golf cart there. Why? Because I would need a key card. Can someone please explain the rationale about this?
At the next Villages Community District meeting in your district, bring that question up. What district are you in, I'm not familiar with the Village of Spruce Creek.
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Old 11-21-2020, 09:19 PM
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At the next Villages Community District meeting in your district, bring that question up. What district are you in, I'm not familiar with the Village of Spruce Creek.
Spruce Creek is not part of TV. OP is talking about the back gate on the Historic side. As to the OP's question...I don't know
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I live in Spruce Creek South and I am able to drive my car everywhere in the Villages but can’t drive my golf cart there. Why? Because I would need a key card. Can someone please explain the rationale about this?
Over the last decade and more, more than twenty people have died from golf cart accidents in The Villages, and dozens more were seriously injured. Who ever is in charge of keeping golf carts out from other communities has my support. I would have to guess that almost all of the households have at least one golf cart, many have two. We are hovering now at 140,000 residents. That is lots and lots of golf carts with the potential for many accidents.

I imagine the reason you can't get IN, is because you don't live here and pay fees.
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Over the last decade and more, more than twenty people have died from golf cart accidents in The Villages, and dozens more were seriously injured. Who ever is in charge of keeping golf carts out from other communities has my support. I would have to guess that almost all of the households have at least one golf cart, many have two. We are hovering now at 140,000 residents. That is lots and lots of golf carts with the potential for many accidents.

I imagine the reason you can't get IN, is because you don't live here and pay fees.
We seem to be one of the few Villagers without a golf cart. Do not play golf and many of the places we normally go are not golf cart accessible.

Why would someone who does not live in the villages and not pay fees for our entertainment expect easy access?
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We seem to be one of the few Villagers without a golf cart. Do not play golf and many of the places we normally go are not golf cart accessible.

Why would someone who does not live in the villages and not pay fees for our entertainment expect easy access?
The Town Squares are open to the public. You don't have to be a Villager to enjoy that entertainment. It's free to everyone.

The fact that she wants golf cart access is a whole different issue. If you want golf cart access to The Villages, buy IN The Villages.
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I live in Spruce Creek South and I am able to drive my car everywhere in the Villages but can’t drive my golf cart there. Why? Because I would need a key card. Can someone please explain the rationale about this?
Anyone can come to the Villages via automobile regardless of where they live, the roads are public. However, the multi modal paths, which golf carts travel on, are not public paths and are there for the use of people residing within the Villages. You can get around this by getting a street legal golf cart and using the public roads to get into the Villages.
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...I imagine the reason you can't get IN, is because you don't live here and pay fees.
There's your answer.
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Probably want priority tee times, and use all facilities next, seeing as they can get to them all by car!
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The same reasons golf carts can't enter from outside communities apply to Spruce Creek and Stonecrest. Both of those communities do not allow outside golf carts to enter, although they allow cars to enter to use the facilities. TV golf multi-modal paths are private pathways maintained by residents amenity fees. TV streets are public right of ways.
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I live in Spruce Creek South and I am able to drive my car everywhere in the Villages but can’t drive my golf cart there. Why? Because I would need a key card. Can someone please explain the rationale about this?
Seriously? Do you believe we should care...
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Spruce Creek is not part of TV. OP is talking about the back gate on the Historic side. As to the OP's question...I don't know
Where is this back gate? Can I drive my cart to/from Spruce Creek if I have TV gate card?
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Seriously? Do you believe we should care...
Why so mean........
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I live in Spruce Creek South and I am able to drive my car everywhere in the Villages but can’t drive my golf cart there. Why? Because I would need a key card. Can someone please explain the rationale about this?
Can resident's of The Villages use the fitness center or pools, etc, at Soruce Creek??? No!! We pay for our amenities. You pay for yours. There is no reason non-Vilkagera sgoukd used our golf cart paths. You already get to enjoy free music at 3 town squares, lots of shops and restaurants within The Villages, etc.
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Where is this back gate? Can I drive my cart to/from Spruce Creek if I have TV gate card?
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