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Installing a Connected Bike Trail Around Christiansted, Virgin Islands

Watch a video about this winning project from a 2019 AARP Community Challenge grantee

LOCATION: Christiansted, Virgin Islands
GRANTEE: Virgin Islands Trail Alliance and Partners and St. Croix Foundation for Community Development

To enhance physical activity and social engagement, VI Trail Alliance and Partners used this grant to install a permanent bike lane, with benches and bike racks extending around Historical Christiansted Town – the first of its kind on the island Territory. The project also included installing road signs, palm trees, and a unique “Story Telling Circle” bench area. 

The AARP Community Challenge funds "quick-action" projects that build momentum for local change to improve livability for people of all ages.

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