Official opening of multi-use paths and launch of the Brock District Plan – July 19, 2017

Niagara Region and the City of Thorold will officially open new multi-use paths on Decew Road and Merrittville Hwy at an event to be held July 19, 2017.  The multi-use paths are part of Niagara’s Bicycling Master Plan Network and the Brock District Plan – a comprehensive plan to transform and enhance the roads and public spaces around Niagara Regional headquarters and Brock University. 

WHO: Alan Caslin, Regional Chair
Ted Luciani, Thorold Mayor
Regional Council and staff
City of Thorold Council and staff
Brock University staff and students

WHAT: Official opening of the Decew Road and Merrittville Hwy multi-use paths and launch of the Brock District Plan. The formal proceedings will be followed by a community bike ride organized by “Outspokin.” Those wishing to participate can register at @outspokinslowrides on Facebook​.

WHERE: Niagara Region Headquarters – North West lawn (corner of Merrittville and Sir Isaac Brock Way)

WHEN: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
3 p.m. – Remarks and Ribbon Cutting
3:30 p.m. - “Outspokin – Slow Ride” (community bike ride)

The multi-use pathways were funded in part by the Ontario Municipal Cycling Infrastructure Program. The Brock District Plan sets the framework for planning, design and development of a complete community. It provides a vision and guide for multiple stakeholders to coordinate development and investment efforts.​ ​​


Darrell Neufeld
Niagara Region
905-980-6000 ext. 3813

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