Thursday, November 19, 2009

Mr. Brennan also spoke about efforts being done to improve pedestrian and bicycle traffic in the area.

Mr. Brennan also spoke about efforts being done to improve pedestrian and bicycle traffic in the area.

“Good progress is being made to reinvigorate a bike and pedestrian trail from Norwalk to Danbury that has been discussed for several years,” he said. “This greenway project has been stimulated by the potential availability of lands originally acquired by the DOT for a Super 7 highway, which is virtually a dead, dead project at the DOT due to the strong resistance of citizens and public officials from Wilton to Danbury.”

Mr. Brennan said “the trail — currently dubbed the ‘Norwalk River Valley Trail’ — is in the initial stages of organization and that a “regional planning committee has been formed with strong support from public officials from Norwalk to Danbury.”

“Progress comes slowly,” Mr. Brennan said, “but progress has been made and benefits are coming.”

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