Welcome to FNTG

Welcome to the Friends of Northampton (MA) Trails and Greenways, a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization devoted to improving the expanding rail-trail network in Northampton,

E-mail us: fntg@fntg.net

Northampton Snow Squad

Alex Jarrett wrote:

I wanted to let you all know about a new project of mine, the Northampton Snow Squad:


“The Snow Squad is a network of volunteers who keep key pedestrian and bicycle ways clear of snow and ice. We also advocate for the city to keep these ways clear, and to . . .
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Video of bridge installation

Here’s an extract from Fuzzy’s latest work-in-progress (“Connecting Easthampton and Northampton”), which documents the installation of the huge bridge over Route 10, yesterday, which finally connects the Easthampton Manham Rail Trail with NoHo’s bike trail so that bikers (and pedestrians and skateboarders, etc.) can travel safely between the two towns, at long last. Click here . . .
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new Manhan Trail bridge (redux)

Wayne Feiden writes:

I apologize if you get this more than once. Many people have asked to be notified of the Route 10/Easthampton Road installation schedule, so I am sending this to multiple email lists.

After a delay, all three bridge sections necessary for the Manhan Rail Trail bridge across Route 10/Easthampton Road have . . .
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change in date for Route 10 Northampton to Easthampton bridge installation

On Sep 18, 2010, at 11:28 AM, Wayne Feiden wrote:

I wanted to let you know that the Route 10 Bridge installation is going to be delayed for a few days. Two of the bridge segments are here but the third truck got delayed in Pennsylvania and wouldn’t arrive until Monday or Tuesday.

I will . . .
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Jackson Street off-ramp ribbon-cutting

Wayne Feiden writes:

The state has announced the ribbon cutting for the Jackson Street Safe Routes to school project, which includes the traffic calming, sidewalk widening, and rail trail access ramp.

It is this coming Monday 9/13 at 11:30 AM.

I hope you can all come. This has been a great project and deserving of . . .
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