Bike rentals and other amenities will be available by mid-October along the Panhandle Trail in Burgettstown, PA. As a decade-long project to redevelop the historic train station has come to its conclusion, you’ll have the opportunity to see the building before it opens to the public. Continue reading
Our borrower, Derailleur Bike Shop Café of Herman, PA, is highlighted in the June issue of Freedom Farms Magazine, a monthly magazine that covers the inner workings of farm living and the sustainable lifestyle. Continue reading
One of our recent borrowers, Gail Hall, owner of 9 Decatur Guest House and Hostel and The Inn on Decatur in Cumberland, Maryland, was featured in a Cumberland Times-News article about the growing impact of trail tourism in Maryland. Continue reading
The long awaited hotel in Connellsville broke ground in early February with the help of a $500,000 loan from The Progress Fund. The hotel owners are excited to serve trail users on the Great Allegheny Passage and others in the community of this key Trail Town. Continue reading
The Tribune-Review did a great follow-up article about our Placemaking Award. Continue reading
The Progress Fund and the community of West Newton were recognized today at Urban Land Institute’s 3rd Annual Placemaking Awards for Excellence. Continue reading
Building relationships among Elizabeth Township officials and local business leaders is a work in progress.
That message resonated in the Elizabeth Township Community Center Tuesday evening during the municipality’s third-quarter business summit. Representatives from more than 20 different groups attended the event.
Trail Town Program® Manager, William Prince and Trail Town Program Project Coordinator, Courtney Mahronich were the first presenters. Continue reading
Dunbar Borough will receive technical assistance from the Trail Town Program during the next two years. Continue reading
The Trail Town Program has received a $140,000 federal grant to help 19 municipalities connect with the growing number of trail users during the next two years. Continue reading
A nonprofit program addressing economic development in towns along the Great Allegheny Passage and other bicycle trails announced Tuesday it has been approved for a $140,000 federal grant. Continue reading