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Pennsylvania Greenways Action Plan

  1. An Action Plan for Creating Connections is designed to provide a coordinated and strategic approach to creating connections through the establishment of greenways in the Keystone State. This plan is the direct response to Governor Ridge's Executive Order 1998-3, charging the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and the Department of Transportation (PennDOT), assisted by the Pennsylvania Greenways Partnership Commission, to develop an action plan for advancing a Pennsylvania greenways partnership program into the 21st century. As a result of implementing this plan, by 2020 the Commonwealth should have a distinguishable greenways network, similar to the Interstate Highway System that is today the backbone of Pennsylvania's system of roadways. [source: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us]