"The county turned an abandoned railway, which could easily
have become useless land, into a fantastic asset for our residents to enjoy."
This comment by Middlesex County's Freeholder Director
Christopher D. Rafano, as quoted in an article at mycentraljersey.com,
demonstrates the growing appreciation of the benefits of rail-trail projects by
community leaders across America.
Rafano was talking about the recent opening of the Middlesex
Greenway, a 3.5-mile portion of the disused Lehigh Valley rail corridor that
has been converted into a multi-use trail connecting county parks, schools and
The Middlesex Greenway, which runs between Woodbridge, Metuchen and Edison in north-central New Jersey, now forms an important link in the
developing East Coast Greenway, an ambitious project to connect nearly 3,000
miles of trails between Canada and Key West, Fla.
Photo courtesy Middlesex County Freeholders
this trail is great.i can't wait for it to extend..
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