The Neponset Greenway Corridor Completion Project (the “Project”) will complete a bicycle and pedestrian route that links urban and suburban communities between Boston Harbor and the Blue Hills Reservation over 8 miles away. It will expand upon a heavily used bicycle/pedestrian network in the Boston area, creating healthy transportation options and seamless connections between diverse communities and links to job centers, higher education institutions and recreational opportunities. Already hosting some 10,400 riders, walkers, and runners each day, the completed Corridor is expected to see usage more than double. Of the more than 24,000 trips that would be made on it daily, some 7,100 would be by bicycle, including 2,800 on just the TIGER funded segments.
The Project includes three (3) segments: two existing sections that will be lengthened and improved and a new middle section to connect the existing segments, thereby “filling the gap” and leveraging the existing investments that have been made at the federal, state and local level.