Since its founding in 2014, the Yorktown Trail Town Committee has undertaken a variety of projects designed to promote and enhance the use of Yorktown’s parks, hiking and biking trails.
Published and distributed 10,000 copies of the Map of the North County Trailway at Yorktown Heights in Yorktown and locations in Westchester, 2015-2019.
Installed signs on town roads to help motorists and cyclists find the access to many hard-to-find parks and trails, 2018.
Installed two permanent North County Trailway at Yorktown Heights signs along the North County Trailway, one in Railroad Park and one just south of the Park across from the highway garage. The signs are designed to encourage Trailway users to visit local businesses in the hamlet, 2016.
Conducted the first ever formal usage study of the North County Trailway as it passes through Yorktown Heights, 2016.
Created and posted What’s Nearby signs in kiosks at several Yorktown trails. Designed to promote local businesses, the project was done in conjunction with the Yorktown High School Civic Internship Program, 2015.
Provided links to Yorktown’s 22 trail locations on the Committee’s web site, 2015.
Lobbied the Town Board and Planning Board in support of various existing and proposed trail connections, 2015-2020.
Coordinated with the Yorktown Land Trust to promote its publication, The Yorktown Walkbook, 2015-2020.