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Archive for October 2009

Bicycle Racks

Friends of the Trails is in the process of placing 30 hitch series bicycle racks in the downtown area. The funding was provided by the Illinois Maine Street Program. The majority of the racks have been placed along Maine Street in the downtown area between 3rd and 12th Street. The bicycle racks each hold two bicycles and…

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Tour Quincy -Bike Rental Launched

Tour Quincy is an exciting new program the Quincy Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and Friends of the Trails launched this fall. The program will offer visitors the opportunity to rent bicycles to tour Quincy on an hourly, daily or weekend basis. Although the newly purchased Trek Lime Lite bikes and Torker Bermuda Tandem are retro in…

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Safe Routes to School Success

Safe Routes to School success is growing. The City of Quincy was awarded $322,000 in the 2007 application cycle to implement a sidewalk in front of Monroe School on Payson Road. The construction began in the Spring of 2009 to widen Payson Road and install sidewalks from 24th St. to 36th St. IDOT was working on updating the intersection at…

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Cedar Creek Trail Open

Cedar Creek Multi-Use Trail’s first phase is complete; however, there is still a lot more to be accomplished. The Quincy Park District has a big project ahead of them to complete the trail way plans. The Cedar Creek Trail when completed will run from Bonansigna Drive to 36th Street creating about a 3 mile non-vehicular…

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