Mass Central Rail Trail – Brighton to Belmont Center

Organization: Friends of the Belmont Community Paths

Year: 2009

Amount: 10000

Type: Bike Path

Address: Belmont Center

A $10,000 grant helped Friends of the Belmont Community Path, a subcommittee of the Belmont Citizens Forum, to fund a portion of the Mass Central Rail Trail from Brighton to Belmont Center. This multi-use path, which leads through a heavily populated residential area to the subway station, will serve as a major connection for bike commuters from Boston's western suburbs. Our funding leveraged a $50,000 grant from the MA Department of Conservation and Recreation, and both together will be used to match federal funding already secured for the multi-million dollar project.

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