Tuesday, June 16, 2009

June 19th Hearing on Completing the Schuylkill River Trail

On Friday, June 19th, the Joint Conservation Committee is convening a public hearing to gather information on the Schuylkill River Trail and garner support for State funding. The hearing is being held at the request of State Representative Kenyatta Johnson (186th District).

The hearing will be held from 9am-12noon at Drexel University's Paul Peck Center (32nd and Market Street).

Witnesses asked to testify include Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr., Lower Merion Commissioner President Bruce Reed, Loree Jones of Manayunk Development Corporation, Mark Focht of Fairmount Park, Charles Carmalt of the Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities, Kurt Zwikl of Schuylkill River Heritage Area, Chris Leswing of Lower Merion Township, Michael Stokes of Montgomery County and Sarah Clark Stuart of Schuylkill River Park Alliance/Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.

Close to 2400 people have signed the online petition in favor of Completing the Trail. Have you?


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