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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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June 19 Dinner and Bikes!

Posted by @northendgrnway on June 12, 2014 Blue

  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 […]

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April Showers brings May Bike Month!

Posted by Deb Fitzgerald on April 30, 2014 DSC_0269

  Bike Month is back, and the best way to celebrate is simply to get on a bike: ride to school, ride to the store, ride to work,  or just ride for the pleasure  of being outside soaking up the spring weather. But if you want something a little more structured, there sure is a […]

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Spring Update

Posted by Deb Fitzgerald on March 10, 2014 court house clock

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, […]

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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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Front Page News: Creating Community Green Space

Posted by @northendgrnway on August 5, 2013 288674_127676650659850_1704025_o

We were thrilled to see a front page piece in the Daily News-Record this morning about Harrisonburg’s Plan Our Park initiative. For those of you who do not know about the project, Plan Our Park was established to explore the possibility of a public park near the Turner Pavilion on South Liberty street. POP’s design team […]

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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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Americana & The Greenway– One Dynamic Duo

Posted by @northendgrnway on July 8, 2013 Lineup

Just three days until the Red Wing Roots music festival begins! The festival, presented by The Steel Wheels is sure to be a fun-filled family-friendly weekend. Trent Wagler of the Steel Wheels has been a long time supporter of cycling and the Northend Greenway. Some of that biking enthusiasm has rubbed off on RWR’s programming […]

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Steering Committee Opening, We Need YOU!

Posted by @northendgrnway on July 8, 2013 Help wanted

Would you like to help guide the vision of the Northend Greenway? Do you have an interest in seeing Harrisonburg become a more walkable, bikeable city? Do you have an extra 3-5 hours per week to devote to the development of our city’s green infrastructure? The Northend Greenway would like to expand its Steering Committee […]

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