Northend Greenway

Good for you, Good for the 'Burg!

The Latest

Blue

June 19 Dinner and Bikes!

  June 19 Dinner and Bikes co-Sponsored by the Northend Greenway, Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition, and Friendly City Food Coop The annual Dinner and Bikes Tour is coming to Harrisonburg. What is the Dinner and Bikes Tour? A multimedia roadshow of food and bicycle activism. Tour events range from Portland to Miami. The tour is a call to action [&he... Read on »

mighty max

Bike Month kicks off in the ‘Burg

Bike Month 2014 kicked off on splendid spring Friday afternoon with  perfect temperatures, abundant sunshine, and old friends and new.  Here’s a taste of this wonderful event; click each pic to enlarge.  And if you missed it this year, no worries;  this is just the beginning of a great month of activities.  So get out, [&he... Read on »

court house clock

Spring Update

As we turn gratefully towards spring and the warmer weather soon to bless the Valley, we thought it would be a good time to update you on what the Northend Greenway has been up to over the last few months. As you know, with your support and the efforts of Northend Greenway staff and volunteers, [&he... Read on »

A battered, but ever-effective sign from the Walk The Burg movement. The signs were hung in late March, five months later a few can still be found across the City.

[Green] Guerilla Crusade Comes to Harrisonburg

‘Walk The Burg’ Project Aims To Combat Car Culture Earlier this spring James Madison University students armed with paper and zip ties took to the streets, starting an unusual kind of guerilla war. The goal was to change the ‘Burg for the better, and in more ways than one. “We’re really trying to push against [&he... Read on »

Upcoming Events

  • September 1, 2014
    • 5:15 pm: Steering Committee Meeting

      When: 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

      Location: New Community Project

      Description: Open to current steering committee members. Interested volunteers and supporters may participate with advance notice. Contact steeringcommittee@northendgreenway.org

      RSVP

  • September 8, 2014
    • 7:30 pm: Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition Monthly Social

      When: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

      Location: Clementine Lounge (Ruby's)

      RSVP

  • September 15, 2014
    • 5:15 pm: Steering Committee Meeting

      When: 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

      Location: New Community Project

      Description: Open to current steering committee members. Interested volunteers and supporters may participate with advance notice. Contact steeringcommittee@northendgreenway.org

      RSVP

  • September 22, 2014
    • Bike Shenandoah

      When: All day

      Location: starts and ends at Eastern Mennonite School, ride is throughout Shenandoah Valley

      Description: Mark your calendars! The 15th annual ride for relief and development is set for the fourth Saturday in September.

      Ride between 5 and 100 miles through the valley this fall and support the relief and development efforts of:
      * the Northend Greenway (northendgreenway.org)
      * Virginia Mennonite Missions
      * Mennonite Central Committee
      * MennoMedia

      Registration is $50 for adults, $25 for children and students, $10 for the 5 mile ride. Registration fees may be refunded to riders who recruit at least 5 sponsors or $75 in sponsorships.

      Ride day schedule: (ride begins and ends at EMHS)
      * Century (100 mile) route begins at 7:00 a.m.
      * Metric Century (62 mile) route begins at 7:30 a.m.
      * 30-mile route begins at 9:00 a.m.
      * 20K (~15 mile) route begins at 10:00 a.m.
      * Family ride (5 mile) route begins at 11:00 a.m.

      Both centuries as well as the 30 mile ride include rest stops supported by local Mennonite congregations.

      A picnic lunch will be served for riders beginning at noon.

      More information available at: http://www.bikeshenandoah.org
      Contact: bikeshen@vmmissions.org

      RSVP

    • 6:00 pm: Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee Meeting

      When: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

      Location: Community Development Classroom, 409 S Main St, Harrisonburg

      Description: The Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee meets on the fourth Monday of every other month, during the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November. Meetings are at 6:00pm in the Community Development Classroom, 409 South Main Street, Harrisonburg. Meetings are always open to the public and citizens are encouraged to attend.

      Questions for the subcommittee and requests to be added to a future subcommittee agenda may be submitted by email to Thanh.Dang@harrisonburgva.gov or by calling 540-434-5928.

      RSVP