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Friends of the
Community Path

112 Belmont St., #2
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 776 7769
friendspath@yahoo.com


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Nearby Trails & Reservations:
Boston Harbor Walk an ambitious plan, mostly complete, to link paths along the entire harbor.
Mystic Crossing a grand plan to link Somerville, Everett, and Charlestown.
Minuteman Commuter Bikeway the premier trail in the region.
Bedford Depot the end of the Minuteman and beyond!
Winthrop Greenway
Alewife Brook Reservation
MDC Charles River Reservation location of the Paul Dudley White Bike Path.
New Charles River Basin new parks in the "lost half mile"
of the Charles River (In Cambridge/Boston/Charlestown).
Boston Hiking Guide with MBTA transit directions.

Nearby Proposed Trails:
Alewife Brook connecting the Minuteman Bikeway to the Mystic River.
Clear The Trail Effort to gain snowplowing for the Minuteman Bikeway in Arlington
Bike to the Sea from Everett to Lynn.
Cochituate Rail Trail
Mass Central Rail Trail
east-west spine trail spanning 3/4 of the state. An amazing outdoor recreation asset, if ever completed.
The South Bay Harbor Trail Lower Roxbury, the South End, Chinatown, South Boston, and Fort Point Channel to the Boston Harbor.
East Coast Greenway from Florida all the way through Massachusetts and New Hampshire to Maine, incorporating all the above.

Organizations:
Somerville Bicycle Committee is an official City committee
Somerville Transportation Equity Partnership works for better transit. The proposed Community Path is compatible with the proposed Green Line extension
Massbike the Massachusetts statewide bicycling advocacy organization.
Walk Boston Boston area pedestrian advocacy.
Charles River Conservancy
Rails-To-Trails Conservancy Nationwide rail trail advocacy.
Trails and Greenways Clearinghouse is a service of Rails-To-Trails.
American Trails
Trust for Public Land a well respected land conservation charity.
Mystic River Watershed Association
Somerville Roadrunners
Bike Rides for Ordinary People
America Bikes national advocacy.
Bike Boston an annual bike ride.
Search Boston web portal, airline, travel and tourist information.
Bikes Not Bombs bicycle related social programs including youth repair training, tours, volunteer inner-city social work.

Supporters & Partners:
Accurate Appliance in home major appliance repair.
Altwheels Alternative transportation festival.
Better World Club like AAA, but not evil. Offers inexpensive "Bicycle Roadside Assistance" policy in addition to automobile roadside assistance.
Environmental Insurance Agency A program of the Conservation Law Foundation to create a more eco-fiendly form of car insurance.
Bikes Belong funded by a voluntary tax on sales.
Groundwork Somerville is our financial partner.
MassPike yup, they gave us a grant in support of tourism and adventure travel.
O2 Yoga dedicated funds to us from Yoga ticket sales.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation private foundation supporting health, and healthy living.
Central Highlands Conservancy L.L.C. private foundation, focused on preserving linear corridors.
MassGIS GIS layer of bikeways in the state
Rubel Bike Maps great maps for bicycle touring in New England. Travel cheap in the best vehicle for a leaf peeping vacation!
Special Purpose Vehicles human powered vehicles of all shapes and purposes.
Harvard's Non-Profit Quad Bikes bikes as daily transportation
Zen Real Estate friendly rental real estate agent. Shop for housing here!
Zipcar cars by the hour in your neighborhood and along the path. A great second car, or alternative to car leasing.






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