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DR100 Donation Helps Ready Greenway

Posted by @northendgrnway on November 12, 2012 DR100

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HARRISONBURG, VA – The board of the DR100 is donating 100 percent of its event proceeds to three local initiatives aimed at making bicycling safer in the City and County. DR100, a charitable organization founded after the death of Dr. Joe Mirenda in a bicycling accident in 2009, will give $2,000 to the […]

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Thank You Party preview in the DN-R today

Posted by @northendgrnway on November 9, 2012 Greenway_BlacksRun

Samantha Cole, reporter of the DN-R, spent the afternoon with us at New Community Project learning about the Greenway’s history and successes, and touring the route in preparation for our Thank You Celebration this Saturday, November 10th. Northend Greenway: City Funds Help New Community Project Build ‘Parklet’ Path Through the ‘Burg Advocates of the Northend […]

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Enter JMU: “Pedestrian, bike paths to connect students, community”

Posted by Northend Greenway on November 1, 2012 jmu_bike_rack

Re-posted from breezejmu.org | by Eric Graves The city is planning two paths to connect all parts of Harrisonburg, and JMU is caught in the middle. The Northend Greenway, a $1.3 million project to build a 2.5 mile long path through Harrisonburg, will extend north from the Farmers Market downtown to Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community […]

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Surplus Finding Its Path: Council Approves Funds for Greenway

Posted by Northend Greenway on October 25, 2012 A scene from Greensboro, NC's Downtown Greenway, an urban multi-use path that allows for running, walking, cycling, relaxing, and celebrates art and nature.

(From the DNR) HARRISONBURG – City Council unanimously approved a plan to spend $4.76 million of reserve surplus funds on various capital projects Tuesday night, delighting a crowd that packed its South Main Street chambers. Of the surplus appropriation, $600,000 goes to the Northend Greenway, a multiuse path planned between Park View and downtown. Supporters […]

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Capital Projects, Biking Trails Funded In Proposal

Posted by Northend Greenway on October 11, 2012

City Looks at Surplus October 11, 2012 | By Preston Knight | Daily News-RecordHARRISONBURG — Several capital projects are on tap to receive funding through $6.67 million in reserve surpluses accumulated by the city in recent years.And other spending plans bring good news for proponents of increased walking and biking trails in Harrisonburg. A cyclist […]

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$1+ million for biking and walking in the ‘burg

Posted by @northendgrnway on October 9, 2012 thumbsup_kid_green

Huge news from the City Council meeting earlier tonight! The City has a surplus of $6.7 million and tonight $600,000 was proposed to go to the Northend Greenway (half the overall cost of the project) and $443,000 to the Bluestone Trail (enough to complete Phase 1, the Greenway’s sister trail to the south). That’s over […]

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Northend Greenway Parklet Project Transforms Parking Spaces Into Parks

Posted by Northend Greenway on October 8, 2012 Parklet Project

Imagining Space By EMILY SHARRER | Daily News Record HARRISONBURG — Supporters of the Northend Greenway, a 2.5-mile multi-use trail that would connect the north side of Harrisonburg to downtown, are excited about the possibilities for the trail and surrounding neighborhoods. LEFT TO RIGHT: Adam Steiniger, Kevin Bowman and Eugene Stoltzfus of Eugene Stoltzfus Architects […]

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JMU’s The Breeze covers Candidate Forum

Posted by Northend Greenway on September 25, 2012 On Monday, City Council hopefuls talk about transportation safety and implementing a new Northend Greenway where pedestrians can safely walk and bike. Photo: Katie Gong | The Breeze

Eight potential members discuss city issues that apply to JMU students Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 9:16 pm, Wed Sep 19, 2012. by Sean Byrne | The Breeze On Monday, eight candidates running for Harrisonburg City Council all came together for one of the first times to inform the public of […]

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More Candidate Forum coverage from DN-R

Posted by Northend Greenway on September 20, 2012 Image_9

City Meals Tax Under Microscope At Forum Council Candidates Differ On Keeping Recent Increase By Preston Knight | Daily News-Record | September 19, 2012 Stephen Mitchell / DN-R LEFT TO RIGHT: City Council candidates Christine Johnson, Roger Baker, Richard Baugh, Anthony Bailey, Deb Fitzgerald, Abe Shearer, Kai Degner and Rodney Eagle introduce themselves at the […]

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Candidate Forums roll into DNR

Posted by @northendgrnway on September 11, 2012 dnr_candidates_forum_2012-09-11

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