Rail-to-trail greenway proposed

posted Apr 1, 2010, 2:44 PM by Jim Lerner   [ updated Mar 28, 2012, 10:19 AM ]

<- Here's the old railroad bridge














In December 2008, George Kirby, chair of the Newton Bicycle/Pedestrian Task Force, explained the goals, future plans, and benefits of the construction of a rail-trail bridge and associated path in Newton Lower Falls:
http://www.newtonconservators.org/railroadbridge.htm

On January 14, 2009, a proposal was made to the Newton Community Preservation Committee (CPC), detailing the location, need, current conditions, and timing for the project.  Goals, funding, plans and status are all listed here:
http://www.ci.newton.ma.us/cpa/projects/lower-falls/lower-falls.htm (deleted by city during website change).


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