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,
Massachusetts.

Annual business meeting set for Tuesday, July 19th

The Friends of Northampton Trails and Greenways Annual Business Meeting will be taking place on Tuesday, July 19th at 7:00pm at the Pedal to Properties office (14 Strong Avenue, Northampton). Agenda items include officer elections, updates on the printing of the map and brochure, as well as brainstorming of events for the fall and next . . .
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Rails to Trails blog posting about Northampton

In case you missed it, there’s a lovely blog post by the Rails to Trails Conservancy about Northampton and Smith initiatives to boost numbers of people biking and using the growing rail trail network in the area.

The post can be found here:

http://community.railstotrails.org/blogs/trailblog/archive/2011/06/08/college-campus-reaches-out-to-local-rail-trails.aspx

New maps posted

We’ve posted our new maps of the rail trails, including the Northampton and Easthampton big map, the Five College overview, the Northampton downtown zoom in and the Easthampton downtown zoom in. Kudos to Jon Caris from the Smith College spatial analysis lab for the wonderful map-making.

Paper copies of the maps and brochure can . . .
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