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Bruce Ellsworth commutes by bicycle on the LHT

In this video, Bruce Ellsworth walks us through his bicycle commute on the LHT.  He has a shorter, more direct “down-to-business” northern route to work in the morning and a more lengthy, leisurely and scenic “southern” route for his ride home in the afternoon, using most of the LHT in total. He talks about scenery, wildlife,... [Read more]

Hop on Your Bike and Ride to Work Friday

Lawrence Hopewell Trail invites Mercer County employees to cycle to work and share their commute via selfies (LAWRENCE, N.J.) — The Lawrence Hopewell Trail Board of Trustees is calling on workers of Mercer County to leave their car keys at home on Friday and instead hop on their bikes to commute to work. In recognition of... [Read more]

Professional Engineers Society of Mercer County Honors Their Own, Citizens, Scholar and Projects

LHT Co-presidents recognized   The Professional Engineers Society of Mercer County recognized governmental and private engineers, projects, citizens and scholars at the 55th Annual Awards Banquet held recently at Mercer Oaks Banquet Facility in West Windsor, NJ.   “The Mercer County Chapter of the State and National Society of Professional Engineers... [Read more]

From corporate campus to park: Partnership saves 320 acres in rural Hopewell Township

HOPEWELL TWP. – An innovative project to convert a 1950s corporate campus on Carter Road into a public park took a big step forward at the Friday, April 17, closing on a land purchase that saves 320 acres from major development. A partnership of a dozen public agencies and nonprofit organizations, led by New Jersey Conservation Foundation and... [Read more]

Congressman Rush Holt Honored for Helping Blaze a Trail Through Lawrence and Hopewell Townships

The Lawrence Hopewell Trail honored U.S. Rep. Rush Holt of New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District with the 2nd annual Trailblazer Award at an event last night at the D&R Greenway’s Johnson Education Center in Princeton. Congressman Rush Holt, who has been a key supporter of the LHT since its inception in 2002, was instrumental in securing... [Read more]