1,650-Mile Trail Network Proposed for New York Region

How does 1,650 miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails connecting the Tri-State area sound?
October 11, 2017, 11am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The Regional Plan Association last month released a plan that proposes a network of walking, hiking, and biking trails that will connect 1,650 miles between New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Emily Nonko shares news of the "Accessing Nature: Recommendations for a Tri-State Trail Network" [pdf] report, which proposes three alternative routes to connect with New York City.

"The first is the Harbor Ring, which would connect Lower Manhattan via ferry to Hoboken, Jersey City, and Bayonne, across the Bayonne Bridge to Staten Island, then over the Verrazano Narrows Bridge over to the Brooklyn Greenway and across the Brooklyn Bridge," writes Nonko.

The Manhattan Trail, beginning on Broadway, and the Inner Sound Shore Loop are also included. There are a lot more components of the entire 1,650-mile package, and Nonko provides more details on many of them.

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Published on Thursday, September 14, 2017 in Curbed New York
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