Trail Network naming contest ends Wednesday

Our region’s trail network needs a name, and the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) wants your help finding just the right one.

Even though our region’s vast trail system connects communities, it’s parts are often thought of entirely separately. By renaming the network, DVRCP hopes to unify its identity. On the contest website, DVRPC writes: Having a common name for the network, to use alongside the existing individual trail names, will increase the visibility of our region’s trails and reinforce the connectivity of our growing network – the ability to access neighborhoods, businesses, jobs and recreation opportunities across the region without relying on a car. DVRPC’s dream-name will reflect the entire 9-county network, complement existing trail names, be future-oriented, promote the benefits of the trail network, and be authentic.

Got an idea? Submit your network name through Wednesday, December 21 to win $250 in hard cold cash. The winning name will be announced in January.

Check out DVRPC’s contest page for more details.

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