Detroit Greenways Coalition Talk at River Crest Hall

CASH BAR and Snacks available With 200 miles of trails, bike lanes, and bike routes, Detroit has caught up to many major U.S. cities and now we’re looking to start leapfrogging them. Todd Scott, Executive Director of the Detroit Greenways Coalition will give an update on recent and upcoming trail and biking investments, including the Dequindre Cut extension, Beltline greenway, automated bike/ped counters, protected bike lanes, and innovative planning efforts for urban trails. He’ll also talk … [Read more...]

Sewer Line Work Detour Clinton River Trail in Rochester

The City of Rochester selected winter to minimize its impact on trail users. See Detour Map for trail access during construction project. This major infrastructure improvement project will necessitate the temporary closure and approximate one-half mile detour of the Clinton River Trail (CRT) between the popular Letica Trailhead and Mill Street. Trail users will be directed to exit the trail and follow a temporary detour path along Second Street. Read the whole story and see … [Read more...]

Clinton River Trail Detour in Rochester

Major Sewer Improvement Project Work will begin shortly on the installation of a new 21 inch diameter sewer interceptor line in the City of Rochester. This major infrastructure improvement project will necessitate the temporary closure and approximate one-half mile detour of the Clinton River Trail (CRT) between the popular Letica Trailhead and Mill Street. Trail users will be directed to exit the trail and follow a temporary detour path along Second Street. Installation of the new sewer … [Read more...]

Friends of the Clinton River Trail Open House and Meeting

The public is invited to the Friends of the Clinton River Trail (FCRT) open house and general membership meeting 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the Auburn Hills Community Center located in the Auburn Hills Civic Campus, 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326. Trail related displays and light refreshments available at 6:45 p.m. with the meeting starting promptly at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will feature Norm Cox as guest speaker. Norm is president of the Greenways … [Read more...]

Open House for Friends of the Clinton River Trail

FRIENDS OF THE CLINTON RIVER TRAIL (FCRT) OPEN HOUSE & GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING AUBURN HILLS COMMUNITY CENTER, SEYBURN ROOM A 1827 N. SQUIRREL ROAD, AUBURN HILLS, MI 48326 WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014 AT 7:00 P.M. GUEST SPEAKER:  TODD SCOTT, METRO DETROIT COORDINATOR FOR MICHIGAN TRAILS & GREENWAYS You’re invited to attend FCRT's annual Open House and General Membership Meeting that will be held at the Auburn Hills Community Center on Wednesday, January 29 at 7pm. Join us to … [Read more...]

Rochester City Council had a Busy Night

Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem Swap Titles Each November the Rochester City Council vote amongst themselves to decide who will serve as mayor and Mayor Pro Tem. Former Mayor Pro Tem Jeffery Cuthbertson is now Mayor and former Mayor Stuart Bikson is now Mayor Pro Tem. Each serves one year with their respective title. Both Cuthbertson and Bikson were re-elected in the general election on November 5. Rob Ray was welcomed as the newest council member. Several items, including considerations of … [Read more...]

Clintion River Trail may be moved to build Mill Town Apartments

Rochester Planning Commission Votes to Move Forward On Monday evening, the Rochester Planning Commission voted to move forward on the proposed 131-unit Mill Town Apartment complex in downtown Rochester. The 18-acre site is identified as a “special projects” area in the Master Land Use Plan for the City of Rochester. Therefore, the project requires approval by City Council. The site is located at 320 E. Second Street and 340 E. Mill Street. Developers have more flexibility within a “special … [Read more...]

Friends of the Clinton River Trail Promote National Trails Day

Friends of the Clinton River Trail Promote National Trails Day By Michael Dwyer American Hiking Society The American Hiking Society is celebrating their 21st annual National Trails Day on Saturday, June 1; a day devoted to the individuals that help maintain the trails and help build new ones. Thousands of public events take place across the country to honor this day. Trail users and enthusiasts will hike, bike, bird watch or ride a horse on one or more of the many trails in … [Read more...]

Hopeful for a fresh ‘look and feel’: Upcoming Clinton River Trail upgrades may be on the horizon

As spring approaches, Rochester and Rochester Hills have hopes of adding a new outdoor project to it’s to-do list. One trail, five cities Last week, the Rochester City Council approved submitting an application to the state in search of grant funding to upgrade the Clinton River Trail. If approved, the trail that runs through five communities will have fresh signage identifying each portion of the route as well as new amenities like benches and trash receptacles put in place for summer … [Read more...]