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Advocating new Single-tracks in my town ... so much ignorant hate

Old 08-27-19, 12:20 PM
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Truth ^^^


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But I guess in our internet culture, you can find the information that supports your personal bias and stop there and claim you're informed. [/shrug]
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Originally Posted by Hypno Toad View Post
But I guess in our internet culture, you can find the information that supports your personal bias and stop there and claim you're informed. [/shrug]
Of course. And it's hard for people who work full time and active in their down time, to compete in board meetings and courtrooms with people who are retired. At least you don't seem to have the wealthy horse owners hoarding trails like we do here
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I've got a bunch to say on this topic when the time is right.
I'm a member of an organized group who builds and maintain trails in NJ. Advocating for new parks has been very difficult especially with opposing groups of hikers, equestrians and environmentalists.
When things like this happens in a rogue trail, it helps no one:
https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/loca...430856233.html

Now the family is suing the town. We are monitoring the municipal response to the case.
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That wasn't a shocking outcome - hoping that the courts and city didn't waste too much time and money on this frivolous suit.

I expect it's too late in the season to start trail work. But the path is clear to get started in the spring!

Edit: Forgot to share that the opposition are starting a campaign to vote out council members that voted in favor of the new trails. They know how to win friends and influence people.

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It's been a long trail getting to this point .... but we have a timeline to get to ride trails by (hopefully) Sep 2020 - https://eminnetonka.com/current-proj...ain-bike-trail
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