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Missed the Public Meeting for Phase 2E and 3A? Take this quick survey!

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The Downtown Greenway and Greensboro Department of Transportation hosted a public meeting on May 19, 2011 to present preliminary design proposals for Phase 2E and 3A.  If you missed the meeting and still want to give feedback, please review the plans here and take this quick survey!  The survey will be available online until June 1.  

Downtown Greenway Running Group

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Looking for a way to shape up for the summer? Need to train for the September 10 Run 4 the Downtown Greenway? Want to meet other local runners interested in the Greenway? Join the Downtown Greenway Running Group led by Samantha Magill, Project Greenway member.  The Downtown Greenway Running Group will meet on the Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 am and run the 4-mile Downtown Greenway Detour Route, starting and ending at Center City Park (200 North Elm Street). When:  Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6:00 am Where:  Center City Park - Meet Samantha Magill at the Downtown Greenway Sign What:  A four-mile run on the Greenway Detour Route.  Pick and choose when you run! Why:  Shape up, learn more about the Greenway, meet like-minded runners, get a Greenway t-shirt and a discount rate for the Run 4 the Greenway 8K. Interested? Email Cecelia Thompson at cthompson@actiongreensboro.org to join and receive email updates from the group.

Public Meeting: Design of Phases 2E and 3A of the Downtown Greenway

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The Downtown Greenway and Greensboro Department of Transportation will host a public meeting on May 19, 2011 from 12:00–2:00 pm and 5:00–7:00 pm to present preliminary design proposals for Phases 2E and 3A.  Join us in the Haywood-Duke Room at Holy Trinity Church, located at 607 N. Greene Street in Greensboro. Phase 2E runs along Fisher Avenue between Greene Street and Eugene Street. Phase 3A runs along Eugene Street from Fisher Avenue to Smith Street. For more information on the event, click here.

Greenway Clean Up a Huge Success!

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Thanks to all the volunteers who came out on a very windy day on April 2 to kick off the construction of Phase 1A (from Lee Street to Spring Garden Street along Freeman Mill Road).  More than 60 volunteers filled 150+ bags with trash and recyclables along this quarter-mile section of the Greenway in conjunction with the Great American Clean Up and Greensboro Beautiful’s city-wide clean up.  Your help and enthusiasm are greatly appreciated.  Thanks for supporting your Greenway!

TREK Bike Raffle Winner Announced

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The winner of the TREK Bike Raffle was announced at the Action Greensboro Groundbreakers Event on March 17 at the Empire Room in Downtown Greensboro.  More than 50 people entered to win the TREK bike, donated by Greensboro's local TREK bike shop, but only one could win!  Congrats to Beth Boulton!  We can't wait to see you enjoying your bike on the Downtown Greenway!

Festival of Service

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Sunday, April 3, 2011 from 1:00–5:00 pm on the Downtown Greenway, Intersection of Eugene & Bragg Streets Greensboro Urban Ministry, in partnership with HealthServe, Greensboro College, The Downtown Greenway, and Warnersville Beautification and Historical Society, will be hosting Festival of Service on Sunday, April 3 on the Greenway.  The event will feature  local music, free food, and children's games.  We'd love to see you there!  

Downtown Greenway Phase 1A Groundbreaking Celebration and Clean Up!

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Help us break ground on the next section of the Downtown Greenway!  In conjunction with the Great American Clean Up, help us clean the area and enjoy a family friendly lunch and celebration with hot dogs, music, kids' activities, and more! Saturday, April 2, 2011 from 11:00 am–1:30 pm on the Downtown Greenway, Intersection of Spring Garden & South Edgeworth Streets (no rain date)

Wear Green for the Downtown Greenway on St. Patrick’s Day!

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Greensboro couldn't be luckier to be getting a Downtown Greenway!  We are excited to announce that construction of the next section of the Greenway will begin on March 25! Join us this St. Patrick's Day to hear an update on the construction plans PLUS ways you can get involved this year.   Thursday, March 17, 2010 5:30–7:00 pm The Empire Room 203 South Elm Street in Downtown Greensboro RSVP by March 12 to Judy Morton at jmorton@actiongreensboro.org or 336.379.0821 And, if you're feeling even more lucky...we'll be raffling off a Trek 3500 Mountain Bike at the meeting on 3/17!  Greensboro Trek Bike Shop has generously donated a Trek 3500 bicylce to support the Greenway!  All raffle proceeds benefit the Downtown Greenway Endowment Fund.  Tickets are $5 each or $20 for 5 tickets.  Tickets are on sale at the Greensboro Trek Bike Shop (1209 Battleground Avenue) and will also be on sale at the March 17 meeting.