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In The News
- Great article on the ECG in Harvard Magazine
- New ECG Bridge, spanning I-95, coming to Maine; to be built by Maine Turnpike Authority. See pg. 5
- Progress on the Greenway; Ferry reconnects Fernandina Beach, St. Marys
- Sadie & Dan McCrady visit Philadelphia suburbs this week, covered in the Bucks County Courier Times. Or check out the clipping (if only for the picture!)
- The Baltimore Sun blog covers Sadie & Dan McCrady's ride.
- Sun Energy Transition blog gives thanks for greenways.
- The Daily News of Newburyport in northeastern Massachusetts reports that construction on the Salisbury's Eastern Marsh Rail Trail will begin soon, converting an abandoned rail line as a part of the Border to Boston transportation initiative.
- Caitlin Elsaesser covers the East Coast Greenway in Maine for Visit Shore Magazine
- Read write-ups by Ken Valenti, Alan Fleisig, New York Times, and The Westchester County Business Journal on the Westchester County Bike Summit.
- East Coast Greenway/Florida is getting some attention: 1) The News Leader scoops Amelia Island's proposed bike path, and 2) ECGA's Herb Hiller take you on the inugural St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop ride in the January/February 2009 issue of American bicyclist, the League of American Bicyclists' bimonthly magazine. Then look at the 2009 Close the Gaps Tour description and join the Close the Gaps Club to cycle this beautiful route yourself!
- The South Magazine covers the Georgia/Northeast Florida Workshop on Wheels -- read with envy.
- Bo Dean, chairman of Wilmington, North Carolina's Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee writes about the benefits of East Coast Greenway building in the Star News of Wilmington.
- ECGA Executive Director Karen Votava talks to NPR on how to use the stimulus package dollars to support the East Coast Greenway. Click to see the East Coast Greenway stimulus project list.
- Bikes Belong awards the city of Ellsworth, Maine a grant to build part of the East Coast Greenway
- Connecticut Legislators Told to Focus on Mass Transit
- ECGA Connecticut Chair, Bill O'Neill, talks about a ride from New Haven to Hartford on YouTube
- Chuck Flink, Chair of ECGA's Board of Trustees, writes about Closing the Gaps to complete the East Coast Greenway in the Fall 2008 edition of American Trails
- HadenStanziale, a planning, landscape architecture, and civil enginnering firm, receives an award for East Coast Greenway design from the North Carolina chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects
- Green Connector, by Martin Zimmerman, August 2008, published in Urban Land magazine, reproduced with the permission of the Urban Land Institute
- See News and Publications for more press coverage
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Fay, Spofford & Thorndike is an established regional leader in the development of shared use paths/trails. To date, we have completed or have underway more than 500 miles of recreational trails in various stages of planning, design, and/or construction throughout New England and New York. FST's bike team has a unique understanding of the path/trail development process from the initial study phase through design, permitting and construction.
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