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Opine on Norwalk walkability as you stroll near Merritt 7

The Merritt 7 railroad station. (Google)

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:

Join Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling on June 16 to help plan the future of healthy and safe walking routes in Norwalk

 Members of the public are encouraged to attend this free event co-sponsored by the Arts Commission and Bike/Walk Commission

 

(Norwalk, Conn.) – On Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 8:30 a.m., join Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, Mrs. Lucia Rilling, and members of the Arts Commission and Bike/Walk Commission to help plan future walking routes in Norwalk. The two-mile walk begins at the Merritt 7 railroad station on Glover Avenue, with options to shorten the walk. Those who join the Mayor will have the opportunity to evaluate walkability in Norwalk.

 

“I hope residents will join us for this walk as we continue to promote safe and healthy living in our city,” said Mayor Harry Rilling. “I look forward to working with the Arts Commission and Bike/Walk Commission in an effort to expand safe, accessible routes for our residents to use for leisure activities.”

During the walk, participants will be able to view the Charles Perry sculptures at the Merritt 7 office complex and field test the newly proposed walkability route through a unique neighborhood. Participation in the Mayor’s Walk will help assess the walk plan before it’s accessible to the general public.

The Mayor’s Walk will take place on Saturday, June 16, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Merritt 7 Railroad Station, 1 Glover Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Members of the public are encouraged to attend this free community event.

Visit tinyurl.com/walk-norwalk to register for this free event.

 

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2 comments

Rick June 13, 2018 at 8:49 pm

Josh when does the Woodward ave and meadow st via South Main st walk take place? Bear in mind Josh if they decide to walk Quintard ave we would provide the protesters and those who feel we are losing a safe neighborhood.Its not fair Norwalk grows safe areas while others get worse based on location , its not the American way.

PIBerman June 14, 2018 at 11:22 am

Imagine what kind of City Norwalk could have become had our Mayors encouraged more Merritt 7’s which according to old timers received no City subsides as do our current Developers building apartments for transients. Norwalk could indeed have become “CT’s Greatest City”. But we are our own captives.

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