Posts filed under: Infrastructure

The Ongoing Cost of Maintaining the Black’s Run Bridge

One of the key objections raised by the Board of Commissioners surrounds the ongoing cost of maintaining the Black’s Run...

Bridges Already Owned by Beaver County

Some might find it odd for a County to take ownership of a bridge in order to support trail building...

The Importance of Elected Officials in Moving Trails Forward

We live in a representative democracy. That means that the leaders who we choose are empowered to make decisions on...

A Key Opportunity for Beaver County

While so many of the long-distance trails corridors Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) focuses on are linear in nature, the path...

Beaver County Has Over $100 Million in COVID-19 Related Resources

The COVID-19 public health crisis and resulting economic catastrophe have put local governments under unprecedented strain. But, the pandemic is...

Trails Investment Needed

It is critically important that the Black’s Run Bridge is preserved. The riverfront at this location is part of the...

Introducing the Rails-to-Trails Impact Report

The casual observer might be tempted to think that having trails in a community is an unusual luxury. While trails...

Recreation for All: PA’s 2020-2024 Statewide Outdoor Recreation Plan

Making a commitment to save trails in Beaver County sends a signal to a broad array of stakeholders that our...

Introducing the 10-Minute Drive Portal

Although advocates for trails have been pushing for planning and construction for nearly two decades, a survey of DCNR’s “10-Minute...

Black’s Run Bridge Acquisition Could Connect Beaver County to National Trail Network

For the past five days we have been using social media to introduce our campaign to save trails in Beaver...