Bay Area Ridge Trail: Gateway to Trails and Parks

$54,401

open space authority funds contributed to project

2016

project awarded

The Authority contributed funds to the Bay Area Ridge Trail Council for the Gateway to Trails and Parks: Ridge Trail Interpretive, Wayfinding and Outings project at Berryessa BART Station. The project will use the opening of the new Berryessa BART station to introduce and connect the public to the outstanding network of trails, parks, and open space in Santa Clara County. The Berryessa station will include a new section of the Bay Area Ridge Trail and connect directly to the Penitencia Creek Trail and other trails, offering access to many nearby parks and open spaces. This project will promote exciting new opportunities to combine transit and trails for recreation and transportation.
Award Date:
November 10, 2016
Program:
Measure Q Urban Open Space Grant Program
Location:
Berryessa BART Station

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