Friday, November 16, 2018
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Naugatuck River Greenway

 

Speakers:
– Laura Brown, Community & Economic Development Director, UConn Extension
– Aaron Budris, Senior Regional Planner, Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments
– Jack Walsh, former President & CEO, Valley United Way

TRAILS AS COMMUNITY ASSETS

  • Economic & Public Health impacts
  • Overview of the CT Trail Census – collecting usage & spending data to improve trails

NAUGATUCK RIVER GREENWAY: Derby Greenway Case Study

  • Vision for the NRG – a 45-mile long trail connecting 11 communities 
  • NRG Impact Study – findings & usage 

Current economic development projects in Derby, and the role of the Greenway

BEST PRACTICES FOR CAPITALIZING ON A TRAIL

  • Community Perspective – how downtowns are capitalizing on their trails
  • Business Perspective – preparing businesses for trail users

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