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$100k awarded to SFPC for Greenline Access Project

Yes, you read correctly. SFPC received $100,000 to help construct access to an area of high need along the Shelby Farms Greenline. The grant funds from Commissioner Heidi Shafer's Community Enhancement Grant fund are going to support the Perkins to Greenline neighborhood access. The Perkins to Greenline Neighborhood Access will provide a connector trail, stairs and a handicap accessible ramp to the Greenline near the Perkins Road overpass, shown in the image above. This will link neighbors to... Read More
Posted by Betsy Peterson at 10-13-15 | 0 comments
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Where there's a Wheel, there's a Way

As the Mid South Greenways coordinator, Cort Percer holds expert knowledge on how to navigate the gaps in cycling access and get from one bike lane, greenway or park to another. We reached out to him for a guest blog on greenways in the city and learned some new routes to the park. Enjoy the virtual cycling tour of Memphis that Cort brings to life below. "Like Rome, there are a myriad of ways to get to Shelby Farms Park. It's situated pretty close to the middle of Shelby County and it's... Read More
at 9-28-15 | 0 comments
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Greenline Set to Double in Distance

What's better than the Shelby Farms Greenline? TWO Shelby Farms Greenlines. Well, there won't be two, but the Greenline is set to double in length over the next couple of years! This expansion is happening in several different chunks, so we wanted to share the full picture with you and make sure you had the most up to date info on your beloved trail. Last Friday, we broke ground on the Shelby Farms Greenline Eastward Extension, taking the trail 4.15-miles from Farm Rd. out to Cordova.... Read More
Posted by Betsy Peterson at 8-11-15 | 2 comments
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The Shelby Farms Greenline: Your Flattest Route on Bike to Work Day This Friday

Happy Bike Month! When was the last time you were out on two wheels? Was it last year? Last time it was sunny?  There's no better place to get back on the horse, er bike, than at Shelby Farms Park. We know because we are now, officially, a bronze level Bike Friendly Business! The Park is one of 32 certified bike friendly businesses in the state and one of only three businesses certified in Memphis!  Need proof? Well, the award information is here , but you can... Read More
Posted by Betsy Peterson at 5-8-15 | 0 comments
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Bike Repair Stations New to Shelby Farms Park

Ever twisted your handle bars when riding the Tour de Wolf or realized your tires were painfully low when crossing the Wolf River Bridge on your ride into the Park? Then this post is for you and your sore quads. In case you missed the announcements here and here , Shelby Farms Park has installed four bike repair stations! So pump up those tires and continue gliding down the Greenline. The repair stations include 8 commonly used bike tools and a pump to help you make some minor tweaks... Read More
Posted by Betsy Peterson at 3-3-15 | 1 comments
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