Trails, Trails, Trails

I received this email yesterday from Allie Hill, and she said I could post it. (want to learn more or get involved? email her)

Trails increase property values, community engagement and familiarity, and connection with the community.


“Thanks for your interest in developing the Three Notched Trail (TNT). Below are relevant meetings, events and articles for your reading pleasure. Feel free to share this email with interested friends and do let me know if you’d like to be removed from the list.

More on the proposed Three Notch’d Trail


Events and Meetings

1 – Upcoming Webinar titled: Getting to “Yes” on Greenway Trails in Your Community

THU, JULY 20, 2017

1:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT

Hosted by the Piedmont Environmental Council and TJPDC

Free webinar if viewed here:

TJPDC Water Street Center
407 Water Street East
Charlottesville, VA 22902

More information and to register

2. Thursday, July 13th: TNT representatives will meet with LPDA to discuss what would theoretically be involved in a Master Plan for the trail.

3. Monday, August 14th: An afternoon meeting in Charlottesville is planned with Rails to Trail Conservancy representative Jorge Brito. Let me know if you are interested in attending.

4. Monday, September 7th: TNT representatives are meeting with the Capital Trail Foundation administrators in Richmond. Please let me know if you want to carpool there to learn more about their recently completed (and thriving!) trail that extends 52 miles from Richmond to Jamestown.

Impact Assessments

5. Impact Assessment of Indianapolis’ recently completed trail

6. Economic Impact of Bicycling in the Central Shenandoah Valley

Toolkits

7. Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Greenway Planning Toolkit

8. Rails to Trails- Trail Planning and GIS

Rails with Trails (locating trails adjacent to active rail lines)

9. Lessons Learned

10. Case studies of 21 active Rails with Trails (note that many are in busy cities)

11. Proposed Trail in NoVa

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