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MillionMile Greenway is a major sponsor of the Georgia Trail Summit again in 2015

Georgia Trail Summit promotes trails for health, clean transportation and increased income May 2015 – Georgia has everything it takes to build a world-class trail network. A system of paved trails, natural trails and water trails could connect Georgia’s mountains, rivers, beaches and forests to hundreds of communities large and small. That’s the vision behind […]

MMG is the lead sponsor of first Georgia Trail Summit
(Athens, Georgia)

Introducing the first Georgia Trail Summit in 15 years April 11 and 12 in Athens Atlanta’s BeltLine trail is already filled to capacity every sunny Sunday.  Businesses like Trader Joe’s, Kroger and Ponce City Market are quickly embracing the new influx of customers. Demand for trails is on the rise from Rome to Jekyll Island. […]

Allen Creek Greenway Conservancy receives $21,100 in grants – bringing the greenway closer to breaking ground
(Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Ann Arbor, MI –The Allen Creek Greenway Conservancy was awarded two separate grants this week from the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation and MillionMile Greenway to support the organization’s efforts to develop a greenway through the heart of downtown Ann Arbor. With a combined value of $21,100, these grants enable the Conservancy to move forward with community outreach and engagement to […]

Rome’s trail advocate TRED receives grant moving projects closer to reality
(Rome, Georgia)

Rome, GA – Rome’s Redmond Trail Project is one step closer to being enjoyed by walkers and cyclists. A grant valued at $7,000 was awarded to Trails for Recreation and Economic Development (TRED) last week by MillionMile Greenway (MMG), an Atlanta-based nonprofit that helps grassroots organizations plan and build trails. The grant combines a cash award and inkind services from […]

Introducing the Gold Belt Trail: Georgia’s Next Big Thing
(Cartersville, Georgia)

Biking and walking trails are sprouting up everywhere in Georgia…and the highly-successful Silver Comet Trail is among the most popular. Now, MillionMile Greenway announces another big trail idea: the Gold Belt Trail, designed to link the Silver Comet to other parts of North Georgia and beyond. MillionMile Greenway assists communities in Georgia and elsewhere to create and expand greenways and trails. […]

Northend Greenway receives grant, moving the project one step closer to reality
(Harrisonburg, Virginia)

Harrisonburg, VA – A community grant valued at $11,000 was awarded to Harrisonburg’s Northend Greenway last week by MillionMile Greenway (MMG), an Atlanta-based nonprofit that helps grassroots organizations build trails and protect green space. The grant combines a cash award and in-kind services from MMG’s experts in marketing and technical planning. “This project has every essential element we look for […]

George Washington Regional Commission receives Technical Grant
(Fredericksburg , Virginia)

MillionMile Greenway awarded the George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) a technical grant for greenway planning on a regional scale in Northern Virginia. The GWRC is the planning commission for Virginia Planning District 16, which includes the City of Fredericksburg and Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford counties. Greenspace and trail planning by the GWRC will […]

Spotsylvania Greenways Initiative Update
(Spotsylvania County, Virginia)

Spotsylvania Greenways Initiative (SGI) made remarkable strides in 2009 as they blossomed from an idea into a full-fledged community organization with major initiatives beginning to be implemented.  They also benefited from a MillionMile Greenway Community Starter Grant in 2009. Spotsylvania County, Virginia is located just south of Washington, DC near Fredericksburg and Richmond and other […]

MMG completes project for Northeast Georgia Regional Development Commission
(Athens, Georgia)

A year in the making, mapping experts with the MillionMile Greenway technical team provided the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission with a Greenway Analyst report.  Using advanced mapping technologies, recommendations on the best places to build new trails and connect existing greenways and natural areas were offered for the 12-county area in North Georgia. Awarded the […]