THT Supports Trenton Ciclovia Tradition
Trenton, NJ — Trenton Health Team is partnering with local arts and community groups on Trenton’s Ciclovia, a downtown open streets festival from noon to 6 p.m Saturday, September 19 featuring walking and biking tours, skateboarding, street painting and bike share.
On Saturday, THT is providing bikes that can be borrowed during Ciclovia. Bikes can be signed out and returned at the Trenton Public Library, 120 Academy Street.
THT recently received a 2020 #AARPCommunityChallenge grant and will soon launch a bike share program in the West Ward with partners Trenton Cycling Revolution and the Boys and Girls Club of Mercer County.
THT also is supporting a “streetscape” creative crosswalk painting at S Broad Street and E Lafayette Street. Last year, THT helped organize the “rainbow crosswalk” project at Front and Warren streets, painted during the city’s first Ciclovia.
“THT is dedicated to improving well-being throughout our City — and that includes making streets safer,” said Executive Director Gregory Paulson. “Street art engages residents, helps slow traffic and celebrates our city’s vibrant arts community. We are proud to be part of Trenton’s new Ciclovia tradition.”
Ciclovia: Open Streets Trenton is an opportunity to re-imagine the City’s streets for people and play, rather than for cars. This year, Ciclovia is partnering with the city’s annual Art All Day event, creating a one-day outdoor community event featuring artists, live mural painting and other demos, music performances, walking and bicycling tours, local food vendors, children’s activities, and more, presented by artists of multiple disciplines and some of Trenton’s most creative organizations and businesses. The even was organized by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign.
For details and schedules of activities, visit the Art All Day website.