Progress on the Upper Bucks Rail Trail, Open House Oct 19th

  The Bucks County Planning Commission will hold an Open House on the engineering study work currently underway for the Upper Bucks Rail Trail. The townships involved received a presentation by the BC Planning Commission, considered it thoroughly, and quickly approved the non-binding resolutions of support needed so the County could do the study. The […]

Opposition in Northampton to the Newtown Rail Trail

The same opposition, about two people and twenty of their friends, have been stopping the 40,000 residents of Northampton Township from getting the facts on the potential conversion of the unused rail line for years. Efforts by the Friends of the Penn Tammany Greenway Coalition have now informed thousands of residents about the possibilities of […]

Be there! Northampton Twp Public mtg on Newtown Rail Trail

Get the info on the meeting at newtown-rail-trail-poster-oct-17-special-bos-mtg The Northampton Board of Supervisors will hold their second meeting to hear continued public comment on the County Planning Commission’s plan to convert the Fox Chase – Newtown rail line into a walking/biking trail. This unused rail line has been a 60ft wide cross county transportation corridor for […]

More Resident Voices from Northampton Twp

Another Northampton Twp Resident Voices their opinion on the September 15, 2016 Board of Supervisors Special Public Meeting  Dear Supervisors: I recently attended a presentation and meeting held by the Northampton Township Board of Supervisors, with the aim of learning more about the proposed Rail to Trail project on the old Reading Line. Although this […]

Another Resident responds to Northampton Supervisors on Newtown Rail Trail

Read the Editorial published yesterday in the Bucks County Courier Times here.    Reprinted below for your convenience. Don’t give up hope 12 hrs ago 0 I had such high hopes for the Newtown Rails to Trails presentation that the county did on Sept. 15 to Northampton supervisors. At a previous supervisors meeting, the board […]

Residents respond to Northampton Supervisors after Rails to Trails Public Mtg

Below is an email sent to the NH BOS from a township resident: Date: September 16, 2016 To: “Larry Weinstein” <lweinstein@nhtwp.org> Cc: “Robert Pellegrino” <rmp@nhtwp.org>, “Barry Moore” <bmoore@nhtwp.org>, “Kimberly Rose” <krose@nhtwp.org>, “Frank ODonnell” <fodonnell@nhtwp.org>, “Elaine Silver” <esilver@nhtwp.org>, “Mike Solomon” <msolomon@nhtwp.org>, Subject: RE: resident’s opinions on Newtown Rails to Trails Dear Mr. Weinstein, I acknowledge and […]

See Northampton Twp Supervisors Mtg

Please see the video recording and learn about the meeting to consider the Newtown Rail Trail by the Northampton Board of Supervisors. Click Here:   BBC Overview of Northampton Supervisors Mtg on the Newtown Rail Trail on 9/15/16: The Northampton Supervisors invited the Bucks County Govt Planning Commission to present the Newtown Rail Trail at […]

Public Mtg is Tonight in Northampton Twp: Be There!

The Bucks County Planning Commission will be presenting the Newtown Rail Trail to the Northampton Supervisors tonight at 730pm at Richboro Middle School. Northampton is the only township of 5 left to give approval to the county to do the design work to get the facts on the proposed Trail. If you are a resident […]

Northampton Twp resident Joanne Klempner Voices her Opinion!

A long time resident of Northampton Township voices her opinion. Let’s follow her! See online at: http://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/opinion/guest/guest-opinion-rails-to-trails-are-a-recreational-opportunity-for/article_f75e8934-93cf-5dc0-a04d-9a8aeadeba3e.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=user-share For those that may not be able to see the article online: GUEST OPINION: Rails to trails are a recreational opportunity for all ages By JOANNE KLEMPNER published in the Bucks County Courier Times on September 14, 2016 Communities […]

Fact Sheet for Northampton Twp: Build the Newtown Rail Trail

The Penn Tammany Greenway Coalition with Bike Bucks County has created a Fact Sheet on the Newtown Rail Trail portion going through Northampton Twp. Only Northampton Twp has not approved the concept of the trail while Upper Southampton, Newtown Twp, and Newtown Borough have done so. The Northampton Supervisors will hold a special meeting on […]