Final Morris Canal Greenway Plan Complete

The City of Jersey City is pleased to announce the completion of the Morris Canal Greenway Plan, a plan for a future bicycle and pedestrian greenway that follows, to the greatest extent possible, the former path of the Morris Canal. The final plan is available for download through the links below. Note that there is … Continue reading

Comment on the Draft Plan

Jersey City is accepting comments on the Draft Morris Canal Greenway Plan, which was presented to the public at an open house at City Hall on May 15, 2013. Written comments can be submitted online through the website or by e-mail to the Division of City Planning until May 22, 2013. Comments received will be … Continue reading

Public Meeting on May 15

A public open house and presentation on the Morris Canal Greenway Plan will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from  5:00-7:30 PM in City Hall, 280 Grove Street, Jersey City, NJ. A formal presentation will be delivered from 6:00-6:30 PM. Click here to view the event announcement. The event will be an opportunity to … Continue reading

Results from the First Public Workshop

Participants at the first Public Workshop, held on Wednesday, October 3, shared many ideas about the proposed path of the future Morris Canal Greenway. We also heard their insights about historic themes that could be highlighted on interpretive exhibits along the way. The Project Team is developing both an alignment for the long-term and for … Continue reading

First Public Workshop on October 3

The first Public Workshop for the Morris Canal Greenway Plan will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 4-8 PM in City Hall, 280 Grove Street, Jersey City, NJ. The Public Workshop will be an opportunity for the public to review and provide feedback on proposed alignments for both short and long term routes. The … Continue reading

May 2012: Steering Committee Holds First Meeting

The Morris Canal Greenway Plan’s first Steering Committee meeting was held on May 22, 2012. The primary purpose of the meeting was to review the original Morris Canal alignment to identify opportunities and constraints that will influence the greenway alignment. The attendees also developed a list of possible outcomes of a greenway along the Morris … Continue reading

Jersey City Launches Greenway Plan for the Morris Canal

The City of Jersey City has launched a planning effort for a bicycle and pedestrian greenway that follows the path of the former Morris Canal right-of-way to the greatest extent possible. The final products of this study will be complete in Spring 2013. It is envisioned that the greenway will be off-road where feasible and … Continue reading