Trappe Borough

Montgomery County, PA

Trappe Walkable Community

Mission: To partner with surrounding municipalities, Montgomery County and the State of Pennsylvania to provide the residents of and visitors to Trappe Borough with the ability to safely walk and/or bike to existing/new trails, open spaces, parks, historical buildings, businesses, school and other communities through the use of existing and/or new sidewalks, walking trails, roads and cross-walks.  Partnerships will enhance all grant applications.

The Case for a Walkable Community

  • Health benefits/reduced healthcare costs
  • Environmental benefits (reduced negative impact on environment)
  • Promotes safe travel for pedestrians and bicyclists
  • Identified as a high priority for Trappe residents (based on 3 prior surveys)
  • Potentially reduces traffic congestion
  • Potentially increases economic development

Municipalities in PA who have Excellent Walkable Communities:

  • Skippack, Doylestown, Manayunk, Mt. Lebanon, Glenside, Chestnut Hill

Walkable Community Committee Scope and Action Steps

  • Scope: Sidewalks, hiking, road shoulders, walking & exercising trails, bicycle routes/lanes
  • Collect feedback from Trappe Borough Council members, the Mayor, residents and businesses
  • Assess current state for additional opportunities. Conduct a community walkability audit.Initial list of specific goals (committee)
  • Initial prioritization of specific goals (committee)
  • Develop Walkable Community action plan
  • Secure approval of Trappe Borough Council to proceed on next steps
  • Determine planning and funding opportunities (Montgomery county, State, orgs, etc.)
  • Develop a recommended pedestrian and bicycle plan based on opportunities, benefits and risks (including projected timing, phases and cost).
  • Finalize actions plan including volunteer and funding sources
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Address & Contact

Red Flag Reporting - Not for General Complaints

Historic Trappe

Calendar

Jun 07 2022

Borough Council Meeting

Borough Hall
Jun 21 2022

Planning Commission Meeting

Borough Hall
Jul 05 2022

Borough Council Meeting

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Emergency: 911

Skippack Barracks
2047C Bridge Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473
(610) 584-1250

Community Services Officer:
Trooper Loretta J. Miree
lomiree@pa.gov

Address & Contact

Red Flag Reporting - Not for General Complaints

Historic Trappe

Calendar

Jun 07 2022

Borough Council Meeting

Borough Hall
Jun 21 2022

Planning Commission Meeting

Borough Hall
Jul 05 2022

Borough Council Meeting

Borough Hall
No event found!
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Find Us On

Emergency: 911

Skippack Barracks
2047C Bridge Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473
(610) 584-1250

Community Services Officer:
Trooper Loretta J. Miree
lomiree@pa.gov