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West River Shoreline Trail to open

Sat, Oct 20th 2018 06:55 am
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will officially open the West River Shoreline Trail at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the overlook south of Whitehaven Road.
All are welcome and free to take a bicycle "for an inaugural ride," the State Parks announcement said.
The trail replaces the West River Parkway. The project to convert the parkway to a multi-modal trail. Among the project objectives, according to State Parks were:
•To provide an alternative transportation connection between Buffalo and Niagara Falls "that will be safer for non-motorized vehicles."
•To provide "a critical missing link in the Niagara River Greenway Trail system."
•To enhance connectivity and improve pedestrian and bicycle safety.
•To improve air quality.
To attend the event, RSVP by Monday, Oct. 22, to [email protected].

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