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Want More Trails in Radnor? Attend This Meeting.

The Radnor Township Greenways & Open Space Network Plan will examine opportunities for new pedestrian and bicycle routes throughout the township.

Radnor Township residents are being encouraged to attend the Wednesday, January 15 public meeting to discuss the Greenways and Open Space Network Plan for Radnor.

The meeting is 7 to 9 p..m at the Radnor Township Municipal Building, 301 Iven Avenue in Wayne.

The meeting will include an overview of the project background and goals followed by an open discussion to solicit ideas from residents. All interested residents are urged to attend the meeting and share their opinions with the project committee and planning consultants.

Subsequent public meetings are scheduled as follows:

April 14, 2014, 7:00 PM                                      Public Meeting #2 – Analysis and Initial Concepts

June 3, 2014, 7:00 PM                                                 Public Meeting #3 – Draft Plan  

September 9, 2014, 7:00 PM                                    Public Meeting #4 – Final Plan

According to the township, the Radnor Township Greenways & Open Space Network Plan will examine opportunities for new pedestrian and bicycle routes throughout the township that will link open space, natural areas, parks, existing trails, schools, residential developments, places of business, regional transportation, other prominent township destinations, and provide links to trails in adjoining municipalities.  

The plan will develop guidelines that enhance community sustainability and protect the township’s natural features.  The plan is intended to provide Radnor Township residents with local non-motorized transportation alternatives and recreational opportunities, according to Radnor.

Simone Collins Landscape Architecture, Inc, of Norristown, PA and Traffic Planning & Design of Pottstown, PA were retained by Radnor Township to work with Radnor Township Community Development staff and the Greenways and Open Space Network Plan subcommittee. 

Members of the subcommittee include Philip Ahr, Beverlee Barnes, Susan Byrne, Pat Gillan, Skip Kunda, Stephen Paolantonio, Anne Poulin, Cheryl Tumola, and Gayla McCluskey.

The project is funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural resources (DCNR).

For more information contact Kevin Kochanski, Director of Community Development at kkochanski@radnor.org.

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