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Feasibility studies for future Community Path connections

The Friends of the Community Path and the Friends of the Mystic to Charles Connector released this Joint Report on two feasibility studies of regional trail linkage to the Community Path extension:

  • Study A: Connection to the Grand Junction Path
  • Study B: Connection to the Mystic River Greenways at Assembly Square

Low Resolution File
http://pathfriends.org/scp/FinalStudy/CPX_Connection_Study_200601_Report-small.pdf

High Resolution file
http://pathfriends.org/scp/FinalStudy/CPX_Connection_Study_200601_Report%20-full.pdf

Detailed Survey Results:
http://pathfriends.org/scp/FinalStudy/CPX_Connection_Study_200601_SurveyData.pdf

Thanks to:
– MassTrails for co-funding these Feasibility Studies with the Friends of the Community Path and the Friends of the Mystic River Connector
– Alta Planning + Design the contractor we selected to perform the Feasibility Studies
– Our non-profit fiscal sponsors for this MassTrails grant: Somerville Community Corporation (SCC) and Mystic River Watershed Association
– Friends of the Grand Junction Path for their assistance with this project
– The 650+ community members who participated in the Feasibility Study Survey

These feasibility studies allow us to pursue the next the step – project design, which may occur in stages for different areas.

We hope these proposed bike-ped connections will someday benefit people of all ages, abilities, and walks of life, by creating healthy, enjoyable active transportation and recreational opportunities with connections to public transit.

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