Petition to Township and County Government in Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Help Build the Penn Tammany Greenway!
Would you like to see a recreational trail along the inactive Fox Chase - Newtown SEPTA corridor in Bucks County? This trail would provide an increased level of connectivity with established rails to trails corridors in neighboring Montgomery County. A "shared-use" & non-motorized trail can be enjoyed by bicyclers, hikers, trail runners, dog walkers, birders, and more. Multi-use trails are community assets that can be utilized by future generations and create more appealing, healthy, and livable communities. The Bucks County Planning Commission has promoted expansion of this trail within Bucks County and this initiative has already received municipal support in Southampton. If you would like to see something productive occur along this line that benefits our local economy, health, community, and environment, please sign this petition! Visit our website at www.penntammany.org for more information.
Petition to Justin Cummings, Sandy Brown, Drew Glover, Chris Krohn, Martine Watkins, Donna Meyers, Cynthia Mathews
Keep the Westside Trail on Track!!
On Tuesday, June 11th, the Santa Cruz City Council will be considering an outrageous appeal of the unanimously approved plans for the Westside Trail from the Wharf up to Bay & California. The appeal wants to delay this critical piece of the Monterey Bay Scenic Trail and move it up the steep West Cliff/Beach Street hill and then along Bay, all very busy streets. This appeal could delay completion of the Westside Trail by years and will likely cost millions. Please SIGN THIS PETITION to keep the Westside Trail on track. With the recent opening of the new widened path along the San Lorenzo Trestle Bridge, we can't let community naysayers keep trying to delay the Westside Trail. Help make this the first piece of the Monterey Bay Scenic Corridor Trail in Santa Cruz County!
Petition to Kara Hahn, Al Krupski, Philip Berdolt
Pine Barrens Trail Center: Key Access For Improved Public Access
For two years, Quality Parks requested access to the Pine Barrens Trail Center by filing permits two weeks prior to our events. For 2018, there's three of us requesting key access instead. It's a more efficient stop gap measure until such time as there are more resources to keep the building regularly open by SC Park Staff or by contract. Why this key request? Let me give you an example. Quality Parks is working on an invasive species removal project in a nearby Suffolk County Park. While we're out in the field, the building gets closed. Before and after the event, we pick up tools, use the bathroom, plan next events, and have lunch. Why spend money on SC staff to babysit the building while we are out in the field? We can also work with the community to show them the trail center as opportunities arise. The formal permit application fails us, as each of us face similar issues. Event planning has risks (no shows), takes time, and priorities shift depending on volunteer availability and weather conditions, not easy to predict two weeks in advance. Please provide three dedicated folks, well known in the community, to have key access to the Pine Barrens Trail Center, as a stop gap measure, for improved public access for the 2018 season. The PB Trail Center is open. Now we need key access to do a better job, as folks dedicated to public lands stewardship. Thanking you in advance for your support. Read More: Pine Barrens Trail Center Advocacy Timeline
Petition to Peter Murphy, Walter Clarke, Tim Sargeant, Ellen Hurley, John Ulfelder, John Carter, Julie Strandlie, Fairfax County Planning Commission, James Migliaccio
Say No to Trail Removal
Fairfax County has proposed to remove two planned multi-use trails at the edges of Huntley Meadows Park in Northern Virginia. The trails are proposed to follow the paths of two utility lines, a Dominion Power right-of-way and a Washington Gas right-of-way. These trails have been part of a Countywide master trails plan for decades and, as recently as 2014, were approved as part of the Bicycle Master Plan by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.The trails are at risk for permanent removal after a park “friends” group lobbied the County to use a Comprehensive Plan Amendment to the Embark Richmond Highway Plan. Comprehensive Plan amendments are an inappropriate way to address changes to trail plans.Read an in-depth review of the issue here from Virginia State Senator Scott Surovell.Trails are planned as part of a comprehensive, multi-year, public process with inputs from all stakeholders. The process carefully considers the needs and challenges of many people and groups. Connecting communities to our parks is a top priority of the County Trails and Bicycle Plans. Removing these trails without a comprehensive plan for alternatives and without engaging the local communities is wrong. FABB needs you to help make it right.What can you do:Sign this Petition - Say No to Trail RemovalWrite your District Planning Commissioner and SupervisorSign up to Speak at the Planning Commission Public Hearing here: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/planningcommission/speakerUse hearing number 2018-IV-BK1 or 2018-IV-TR1Hearing Date: January 16, 2019 at 7:30 PMSign up to speak at the Board of Supervisors Meeting here: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/bosclerk/speakers-formUse hearing number 2018-IV-BK1 or 2018-IV-TR1Hearing Date: January 22, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Petition to Beto O'Rourke, Ted Cruz, Texas State House, Texas State Senate, Greg Abbott
Save Lost Dog Trailhead
El Paso City Council is planning to sell the land which includes Lost Dog Trailhead to developers. This westside trail is used by hikers, trail runners and mountain bikers. Lost Dog also connects to a system of other trails, including those located within the Tom Mays Unit of the Franklin Mountains State Park. Developers are being allowed to encroach upon our desert and mountain landscapes in order to build more unneeded housing, shopping and entertainment centers.