OHIO RIVER TRAIL COUNCIL

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Annual Membership Meeting & Open House

Annual Membership Meeting & Open House

YOU’RE INVITED...

To be among the first to explore the results of the Ohio River Greenway Trail Phase 1 & 2 design and engineering studies, the Ohio River North & South Shore Trail Feasibility Studies, the Brownfield reuse studies in Aliquippa, Coraopolis, Monaca, Midland and Moon Township, along with the Ohio River Water Trail Map and Guide. RSVP appreciated but not required.

Date 

Thursday - April 7, 2016

Time

6:00 p.m.

Location

The Open House will be held at one of the following locations

  • Community College of Beaver County, Monaca, Pa 
  • Moon Township Municipal Building, Moon Township,Pa
  • Old Economy Village, Ambridge, Pa

Directions

College of Beaver County (CCBC)

Building 9 Room 9103

Learning Resource Center 
Community College of Beaver County
One Campus Drive 
Monaca, Pa 15061

Get Directions to CCBC

CCBC Location marked as "A" on Yahoo Map

 

CCBC Campus Map

GPS: CCBC Parking Area (40.655797,-80.306843)  

Download Annual Membership Meeting Flyer

 
 

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I have always struggled to achieve excellence. One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle it's not going to be satisfying. 
—Greg LeMond
…. the bicycle boom is not a fad. It comes at (or is symptomatic of) a time when traffic jams are intolerable to commuters, heart disease kills too many sedentary executives, the population grows ever more pollution-aware and ecology-minded, and millions of people are looking to the simple pleasures of life. 
—Steve Sherman, Bike Hiking, 1974
Imagine walking out your front door, getting on a bicycle, a horse or simply donning your backpack and within minutes of your home, setting off along a continuous network of recreation corridors that could lead across the country. 
—President Reagan’s Commission on American Outdoors, Americans and the Outdoors, 1987
The completed Great Allegheny Passage will bring in $100 million in tourism dollars. 
—Linda McKenna Boxx, President Allegheny Trail, 2013
The proposed Ohio River Trail, when completed will enhance and further develop recreational opportunities for the communities along the Ohio River Trail corridors as well as the region, by linking existing and proposed pedestrian, bicycle, recreation, open space, and transportation facilities while protecting environmental and cultural resources and improving public access to the river’s edge. One of the major outcomes of the project will be to foster further recreation and cultural-based economic development within the local communities and the region, capitalizing on the synergy of ecotourism and the potential development of a larger recreation and parks system as a way to reposition all the evolved communities for the 21st century business and lifestyle needs.
—Sean Garrigan, Ohio River Trail Feasibility Study Principal
“When modern stables are transformed into sheds or shops with racks for the steel steed – which is the coming horse and a very economical one, because it eats no oats and does not kick or cut up the road – it is absolutely necessary to provide for this new order of things. This is a fad which has come to stay, and the cyclers rightfully demand good roads or paths for their accommodation. We must therefore plan additional facilities and build practicable roads for the exclusive use of the wheel, the same as we have provided bridle paths for questrians in our parks…We must reconstruct our park roads and set aside a portion of the roadway for the exclusive use of bicycles, or make additional paths for them…Good streets  and roads will attract many people to a city or town which has them…If the townships of this island would construct excellent macadamised roads, they would double their population in a short time. The cool summer breezes and fine, level country roads would make them a perfect paradise for cyclers…Brooklyn is now seriously considering a plan for building a  system of good roads and cycling paths…which will give from twenty to thirty miles of excellent paths to the lovers of the wheel, and will prove a great attraction.”
—Charles Schieren, Mayor of Brooklyn

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