Archive for “Virginia Capital Trail”
Richmond BizSense has a piece on the financial needs of the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation: The Virgina Capital Trail Foundation, the organization overseeing the construction of a 55-mile bike trail connecting Richmond and Jamestown, is on the hunt for corporate cash. “We have the funds to finish construction, but our mission requires a lot of [...]
Governor Kaine and Mayor Jones at the ribbon cutting and dedication for the Virginia Capital Trail. [via] Photo from Jeff Kelley.
Construction on Richmond’s section of the Capital Trail began this week. While the project has awesome potential, part of the Richmond development will run into some obstacles at Great Shiplock Park. An article in today’s RTD describes the problems the projects will face: the proposed Echo Harbor development and the Ripp Family purchase option on [...]
Registration is now open for the Rocketts Landing Cap2Cap ride coming up on May 9. Quarter, half, and full-century rides starting at both Richmond and Williamsburg to support the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation.
At its May 27 meeting, Council delayed voting on whether to begin the initial steps to acquire riverfront land allowing for the continuation of The Virginia Capital Trail, a 54-mile bike route that is being developed from Richmond to Williamsburg and Jamestown. [...] Council has delayed consideration of the measure until its June 9 meeting. [...]
The Rocketts Landing Captain’s Blog has put together a slide show of the May 10 Capital to Capital ride.
The Rocketts Landing Captain’s Blog’s One if by sea; two if by….bike? looks forward to the 50-mile Richmond-to-Williamsburg bike/pedestrian/equine/etc. Virginia Capital Trail: The 50-mile path will eventually stretch from Williamsburg to Richmond, connecting the state’s first capital with its current one. The multi-use path, as it’s being called (roller blades, equines and even unicycles are [...]