Franklin Rail Trail

Presentation prepared by Bill DiSantis for the Franklin Citizens Rail Trail

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    Presentation prepared by Bill DiSantis for the Franklin Citizens Rail Trail
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    Franklin Rail Trail
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    • 1. Franklin Citizens Rail Trail Committee Presentation August 19, 2009 Bill DeSantis, PE, LCI Corporate Director Bicycle Transportation Planning and Design
    • 2. Franklin Rail Trail
    • 3. Franklin Rail Trail – Existing Conditions
    • 4. Franklin Rail Trail – Existing Conditions
    • 5. Franklin Rail Trail – Cattle Pass
    • 6. Franklin Rail Trail – Bridge Remnants
    • 7. Franklin Rail Trail – Co-Use of Corridor
    • 8. Franklin Rail Trail – Drainage of Low Areas
    • 9. Franklin Rail Trail – Trail/Roadway Crossings
    • 10. Franklin Rail Trail – Potential Environmental Impacts
    • 11. Franklin Rail Trail – Existing Conditions - Blackstone
    • 12. Franklin Rail Trail – SNETT – Blackstone River
    • 13. Franklin Rail Trail – Blackstone Depot – Blackstone River Bikeway
    • 14. Franklin Rail Trail – Blackstone Depot – Blackstone River Bikeway
    • 15. Franklin Rail Trail – Blackstone River Bikeway
    • 16. Rail Trail Examples Old Colony Multi-Use Mansfield, MA
    • 17. Rail Trail Examples Kendall Spur Willamantic, CT
    • 18. Rail Trail Examples Mattapoisett Rail Trail
    • 19. Rail Trail Examples Norwottuck Trail Amherst/Hadley, MA
    • 20. Rail Trail Examples Blackstone River Bikeway Lincoln/Cumberland, RI
    • 21. Rail Trail Examples Cross Vermont Trail
    • 22. Rail Trail Examples Wachusett Greenway
    • 23. Rail Trail Examples Fall River Multi-Use Trail
    • 24. Funding Federal State Local Public/private partnerships
    • 25. Federal Funding Administered by MHD Transportation Bond Bill (SAFETEA- LU) Enhancement Program Congestion Management and Air Quality Funds Transportation, Community, and System Preservation Grant Program
    • 26. Federal Funding NPS – Rivers and Trails Conservation Assistance Program (technical assistance) NPS Land and Water Conservation Funds
    • 27. State Funding Transportation Bond Bill Transit Oriented Development Bond Program (up to $ 500k for bicycle facilities) Transportation Improvement Program DCR – Recreational Trails Grants Program (up to $ 50k for trails)
    • 28. Local funding Community Preservation Act DPW – Chapter 90 funds Town Meeting Action
    • 29. Public/Private Partnerships Donations Fund raising Corporate sponsorship Volunteer work Buy-a-Foot-of-Trail (or amenities) campaigns
    • 30. Franklin Rail Trail
    • 31. Franklin Rail Trail “The End”
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