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SRT to Temporarily Close for Relocation in Norristown

According to an official press release from Montgomery County, the Schuylkill River Trail will be closed from Sunday, May 6 (in the evening) to 6 am on Saturday, May 12, from Ford St to Swede St (Norristown Transportation Center) in Norristown.  The trail will be relocated about 30 feet south to make room for road widening and landscaping on the […]

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Lawrence Hopewell Trail Ribbon Cutting Brings it One Step Closer to Completion

On Friday, October 6, the Lawrence Hopewell Trail Corporation (LHT), cut the ribbon on the Kings Highway segment of the Trail. Named that because this trail segment crosses the historic Kings Highway, otherwise known as US 206. Like other recently built LHT segments, the trail features porous asphalt and other green streets infrastructure to reduce water […]

When the Sierra Club Met Frank Rizzo: How the Schuylkill River Trail Took Shape

Written forty years ago, Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo wrote a letter to the Sierra Club documenting his support of what is now the Schuylkill River Trail. That letter, recently provided to the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia by Mike Stokes of the Montgomery County Planning Commission, is an artifact of the effort that led to […]

Attention Burlington County Residents

Burlington County has the opportunity to build out several miles of Circuit trails  –  but they need YOU for support! Next Wednesday (6/24), Burlington County Freeholders are holding a board meeting and will consider adjusting its Open Space tax rate as part of the budget process. Please join us and speak in support of greater […]

3rd Annual Haverford Trails Summit Goes Regional

Haverford Township Parks and Recreation and the Friends of Haverford Trails Plan will be hosting the 3rd annual Trail Summit next on Saturday, February 28th. The Summit is expanding its scope to explore regional trail development in adjacent communities as well as regional multi municipal trail projects that will connect Haverford’s trail network to the […]

Comments Sought on Camden County’s Bike and Trails Plan

If you live in Camden County, the county is requesting your input on their newly-released bike and trail plan. The Camden County Division of Planning has posted a draft of its Bicycle and Multi-Use Trails Master Plan, and is requesting public comment via phone or e-mail.  The plan was authored by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission and is built […]

Help Save New Jersey's Recreation Trails Program

New Jersey has some terrific trails, both part of The Circuit and outside our region’s dominant trail system. These trails have been bolstered by $1 million a year in trail funding provided by federal transportation dollars. Right now, however, New Jersey is sitting on nearly $2 million in trail funding, unable to use it or […]

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