Motor Parkway Trail Vision Plan - Nassau County, New York
Vision Plan Goal

To develop a continuous multi-use trailway through Nassau County that will, to the extent possible, utilize the route of the historic Long Island Motor Parkway.

Vision Plan Objectives

  • Trail will offer an alternative mode of transportation by accommodating non-motorized multiple users such as pedestrians, in-line skaters and cyclists.
  • Trail will be handicapped accessible.
  • Trail will connect, where possible, to other existing and planned trail systems and support the parallel goal of a Nassau Country “Grand Loop” trail system.
  • Trail will provide alternative non-motorized access to many towns and villages, open space resources, employment centers, retail centers and important civic destinations. schools, courthouse, post office, etc.
  • Trail amenities will interpret historic remnants of the original Motor Parkway and, where feasible, protect, rehabilitate and utilize, or fully restore those remnants.
  • Trail will be designed to New York State and/or Nassau County DPW highway standards and all other applicable codes and requirements.
  • Trail will support, where possible, additional recreational opportunities such as birding, cultural interpretation, nature education and/or other leisure activities.
  • Trail will utilize durable materials to minimize long-term maintenance.
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