• FCNRCD

Press Release - Agency of Transportation Seeks Public Input on Lamoille Valley Rail Trail Management

Sharing from our partners at VTrans!


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


June 1, 2022




Contact:            Amy Bell, Agency of Transportation


                           802-279-0783, Amy.Bell@vermont.gov<mailto:Amy.Bell@vermont.gov>



Agency of Transportation Seeks Public Input on Lamoille Valley Rail Trail Management Plan


Barre, Vt. – The Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT) will host a public meeting to seek input for a management plan for the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail (LVRT) at 6:00 p.m. on June 21 at the Swanton Village Complex at 120 First Street and virtually via Zoom<https://vhb.zoom.us/j/83786651561?pwd=U0JPTDdlVlcybC9rNmUxWjdURFdyQT09>.


“We are excited to be nearing completion of this management plan, which will set the stage for the State to work toward a consistent approach and visitor experience for all state-owned rail trails,” says Michele Boomhower, Director of Policy, Planning, and Intermodal Development at AOT.


The LVRT management plan seeks to develop a cohesive vision for the trail; identifies long-range strategies for management, maintenance, and operations of the trail; and supports opportunities for community and economic development efforts along the LVRT. Construction of the LVRT is scheduled to be completed in 2022. The 93-mile trail will connect 18 communities across five counties in northern Vermont from Swanton to St. Johnsbury. The plan will provide a model rail trail management planning framework for all State-owned rail trails in Vermont, including the Missisquoi Valley, Beebe Spur, and Delaware & Hudson rail trails.


For more information on the management plan and other information on the LVRT project, please visit https://vtrans.vermont.gov/lvrt.

2 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

The goal of the QTBIPOC Collective Care Grant is to fund Queer and Trans Black, Indigenous, People of Color (QTBIPOC) led collectives organizing in community building, resource distribution, and self-