Public Meeting: Park West Green Trails Initiative Master Plan Presentation

Posted by on October 17, 2011

Public Meeting: Park West Green Trails Initiative Master Plan Presentation

November 5, 2011
9:30 AM

Global Leadership Charter School
4601 Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

Please join The American Cities Foundation (ACF) and our partners Saturday, November 5th (Registration opens at 9:30 AM, Program begins at 10:00 AM) Global Leadership Charter School, 4601 Girard Avenue to preview an exciting vision for green to preview an exciting vision for green development and revitalization in West Philadelphia.  The Park West Green Trails Initiative Draft Master Plan will be presented for your review.

In September 2010, ACF, in partnership with West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution, Philadelphia University and many others, launched a unique collaboration, the Park West Green Trails Initiative, to create a comprehensive transportation, recreation, park and open space plan that better connects target neighborhoods to Fairmount and Cobbs Creek Parks. The initiative will also promote the growth of green collar jobs and green businesses for area residents.

Guided by a diverse and engaged Study Committee comprised of volunteer leaders from community organizations, business associations, environmental groups, city/state agencies, and elected office we worked to produce a plan that promotes economic, social, and environmental growth in several West Philadelphia neighborhoods.  The Park West Green Trails Master Plan vision includes

New street trees, community gardens, and planted alleyways
Bike lanes, bus shelters, and street lights to promote transit safety
Training center, tree nurseries, organic food production, other “green businesses

And much more!

Please join us for the public unveiling of the Park West Green Trials Initiative Master Plan.

To confirm your attendance please call 215-476-8091 extension 300 or you may respond via email to

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