Northend Greenway

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Winter Sprinter Saturday 2/13 2PM – 5PM

Posted by Deb Fitzgerald on February 9, 2016 Img 4 FB

The Northend Greenway is proud to announce the first ever Harrisonburg Winter Sprinter: Bicycle Scavenger Hunt and Movie Night! Come out and support efforts to increase bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in Harrisonburg! The event features a bicycle scavenger hunt designed to challenge you to find the best way to get around Harrisonburg on your bike, […]

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Bikes Books and Beer!

Posted by Deb Fitzgerald on October 15, 2015 BikesBookBeer

Thursday, November 12  5-7PM  Three Notch’d  Brewing Company  241 East Market Street  Hburg We are delighted to invite you to our Northend Greenway Fall event. While we (and the City and the selected contractor) have been busy moving the Greenway forward and while we are getting closer and closer to the construction stage, it isn’t […]

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Posted by Deb Fitzgerald on May 1, 2015 Phases Feb 2015

Step by step the Northend Greenway is becoming reality! After reaffirming long-envisioned route for the Northend Greenway and the $1.2 million in Virginia Department of Transportation and matching city funds for that path, the city appropriated another $854,000 for the project from last year’s budget surplus. This provides enough funding to complete the stretch of […]

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Harrisonburg City Council Approves First Phase

Posted by Deb Fitzgerald on December 2, 2014 Capture

On October 28th the Harrisonburg City Council unanimously approved Option F1 of the Greenway to be fully funded and supported because this option best embraced the true and initial vision of the Greenway. Option F1is composed of the segments 2, 3 and 4. This option runs from the intersection of Mt. Clinton Pike and Virginia […]

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Harrisonburg City Council to Vote on the Northend Greenway Route Options

Posted by Deb Fitzgerald on October 24, 2014 Options Map

The Harrisonburg City Council will be reviewing final options for utilizing the $1.2 million allocated to the Northend Greenway at its regularly scheduled council meeting on October 28th. Acknowledging that the city does not have the funds to construct the whole path, it must decide how to allocate the funds it does currently have. On […]

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Next Steps for the Northend Greenway

Posted by Deb Fitzgerald on September 2, 2014 HburgCitySeal

Big projects like the Northend Greenway are intricate and complex processes, and some interesting and important things are happening around the path plan over the next few weeks. So it’s time for an update. Most of us remember that, in 2013, the City was awarded $600,000 in VDOT Revenue Sharing funds (which included a city […]

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Bike Month kicks off in the ‘Burg

Posted by Deb Fitzgerald on May 3, 2014 mighty max

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, […]

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[Green] Guerilla Crusade Comes to Harrisonburg

Posted by @northendgrnway on August 7, 2013 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.

‘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 […]

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Get The Perspective: Landowners

Posted by @northendgrnway on July 17, 2013 Rachel Sara Blanton Melas and her family look forward to using the Greenway everyday. Photo by Vanessa Ehrenpreis

Blanton Melas, Rojas Santiago Among Landowner Supporters for Northend Landowners: the little known piece of the greenway puzzle. While the Northend Greenway has made fantastic progress thus far, nothing would have been possible without the initial approval of the individuals, families, and companies located along the proposed route. It may seem like a no-brainer to […]

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What A Lucky Lady

Posted by @northendgrnway on June 13, 2013 Denise will be taking home a Trek Domane 4.3 WSD from the Shenandoah Bicycle Company,

Nurse by day, and tenacious bike advocate by night! Get to know May’s bike raffle winner, Denise Showalter Martin, a little bit better in this Q&A. Can you give me a quick background about yourself? I work in the RMH Critical Care and Cardiothoracic Care units. I’m a member of the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition […]

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