PRESS RELEASE
May 29, 2019
Eric Olson
(240) 416-3184
eolson@collegeparkpartnership.org

TROLLEY TRAIL DAY – June 8th!

College Park, Riverdale Park, Hyattsville Maryland – A fun-filled day of activities for kids and adults alike, highlighting local restaurants, brew pubs, businesses, arts, music, nonprofits, playgrounds, recreation, and more along the Rhode Island Avenue Trolley Trail!

Community development groups (the College Park City-University Partnership, Hyattsville CDC, and Maryland Milestones/Anacostia Trails Heritage Area Inc.), local governments, local businesses, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, and nonprofit organizations are hosting a day of activities to highlight and celebrate our much-loved Rhode Island Avenue Trolley Trail that connects College Park, Riverdale Park, and Hyattsville.

When:             Saturday June 8, 2019

Where:          Along the Trolley Trail (through College Park, Riverdale Park, and Hyattsville, including sites at College Park’s Old Parish House, Riverdale Park Station, Riverdale Park Town Center, and Hyattsville Justice Center lawn)

What:             Trolley Trail Day (Click here for itinerary, maps, and more)

Fun Run, Bicycle Rides, Local Music, Kid Activities, Scavenger Hunt, Food and Drink, and more! 

This 3.5-mile long trail is a community asset.  This first ever “Trolley Trail Day” will boost the trail’s profile, make more people aware of the many businesses accessible from the trail, and bring people together through our communities along the Trolley Trail.

Over 35 businesses will participate in Trolley Trail Day this year. By linking the downtowns and commercial areas of three Baltimore Avenue Corridor communities, the Trolley Trail serves as a convenient connection between our communities.  It also connects into the larger region’s trail network, linking us with the District of Columbia and other jurisdictions.  Through events like Trolley Trail Day, we can become a greater destination for local residents and out-of-town cyclists alike to explore our restaurants, breweries, and shops.

Learn more and see the full schedule: http://collegeparkpartnership.org/trolleytrailday

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The College Park City-University Partnership is the nonprofit local development corporation sponsored by the City of College Park and the University of Maryland. The Partnership’s mission is to promote and support the economic welfare of College Park and the University of Maryland through activities including commercial revitalization, community development, and quality housing opportunities consistent with the interests of the City of College Park and the University of Maryland.

TROLLEY TRAIL DAY – June 8th!
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