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Have you been wondering about the status of various trail and Schuylkill River or Canal-related projects that are in progress or being planned on the Circuit in NW Philly and Lower Merion Township?  Come learn about the Circuit Trail projects that are being managed by thirteen different agencies and non-profit organizations.

They range from the Manayunk Bridge, the Ivy Ridge Trail, the Shawmont Train Station, restoration of the canal locks, Wissahickon Gateway, Cynwyd Heritage Trail extension, Barmouth station and West Laurel Hill Cemetery, the Cresheim & Wissahickon Trails, and new trail leading up to the Schuylkill Environmental Center.

All of these projects and more will be featured in an open house format (poster boards with resource staff on hand to answer questions) on Tuesday, September 25th at the Manayunk Brew Pub from 6-8pm. 

Its free — but, please register Share with your friends via Facebook.


Sarah Clark Stuart


Sarah’s foray into trail and bicycle advocacy began in 2004 when she became involved in the “Free Schuylkill River Park” campaign to preserve public access to the Schuylkill River Trail in Center City, now known as Schuylkill Banks. Since joining the Bicycle Coalition in 2006, she has been a key player in the Bicycle Coalition’s key accomplishments: the $23 million TIGER trail-building grant; naming and building out the Circuit; lobbying successfully for legislation mandating the inclusion of bike parking in new construction projects; Philadelphia’s Complete Streets policy; and coordinating research and analysis of several reports on bicycling in Philadelphia.

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