The weather is warming, and we're flocking to our regional trails for exercise, transportation, and leisure. Here are some updates on what's happening in the Greater Philadelphia Region, trail-wise:
Press Conference Announcement - May 31st at 2:00 PM
We are one of 20 regional organizations which will be gathering at Schuylkill Banks under the Walnut Street Bridge for a major press conference concerning our regional trail system. Stay tuned to our blog for more news about this as the date draws near, but let us just say that the mayors of both Philadelphia and Camden will be in attendance, and we will be introducing the world to a new way to get out on the trails this summer.
Trail Construction Updates
As reported before, several new trails around the region are under construction and coming on line soon. Here are updates on those projects:
|Along the PECO ROW|
|Intersection of Nixon and Shawmont St.|
|View of Philly Skyline from new |
SRT at Bartram's Garden
ribbon cutting on June 11, 2012 at 11am. This new part of Schuylkill Banks is a 3,700 foot-long bicycle and pedestrian trail, plus several walking trails totaling another 1,600 feet.
|Patrick Starr and others checking out the |
58th St. Greenway construction
The 58th Street Greenway is expected to be complete in the fall.
|Exton Park Trailhead. Source:|
Friends of the Chester Valley Trail on Facebook
|US 202 Parkway south of Doylestown|
Construction of a new adjacent sidewalk/boardwalk plus on-road sharrows has begun in the Bordentown Township as part of the Delaware River Heritage Trail. Sharrows are being painted along streets in Bordentown Borough. The trail will connect directly with the Delaware and Raritan Canal Towpath to Trenton.