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Permaculture Garden Tour

The Committee for a Better Environment invites you to check out College Park’s own permaculture garden and learn about Permaculture 101. Permaculture gardens are a great way to care for the earth, with perennial plants that are low maintenance and … Continue reading

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A Look at Route 1’s New Trolley Trail Markers

The Rhode Island Avenue Trolley Trail has three new markers to help bicyclists and pedestrians find their way. Designed by D.C.-based sculptor Charles Bergen, the red-and-yellow markers prominently feature a circular design evocative of the trolley roundhouse which has also been … Continue reading

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Trolley Trail Shut Off at Riverdale Park Station

Many neighboring residents are upset by the recent shut off of access to the Rhode Island Ave Trolley Trail on the north side of Riverdale Park Station. A chain-link fence has been placed across the popular bike path between the … Continue reading

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Trolley Trail Opens at Riverdale Park

The Trolley Trail from Calvert Hills to Riverdale Park Station is now officially open and there is a detour for the remainder of the route heading south. Under the temporary route, hikers and bikers heading south from College Park can make … Continue reading

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Trolley Trail to Open at Riverdale Park Station

The Trolley Trail is on schedule to open at Riverdale Park Station later this month. The northern end of the bike path has been blocked during construction of the Stanley Martin row home development on the 37-acre property, The gates … Continue reading

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How Route 1 Became a Bike Haven

Route 1 has become a great place for bicycling, with shops, trails, bike-sharing stations and strong local support. There are several locally owned bike shops: Hyattsville’s Arrow Bicycle, College Park Bicycles and Proteus Bicycles. And the Mount Rainier Bike Co-op offers free workshops on bicycle … Continue reading

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