This bright green, artfully designed bike rack is on the East Greenwich Nature Trail. It is meant
to encourage bicycle commuting to school and athletic events and stimulate more
interest in bicycling for general recreation. It is located near head of the
The East Greenwich Nature Trail is a beautiful 3.1-mile crushed
stone and dirt path with beech trees and streams for all to enjoy. This
awesome trail begins at the end of the access road between the playing fields
at East Greenwich High School and is open to the public for general recreation.
The bike rack was a
gift to the town from The Steel Yard’s Public Projects department. It was
created in their Weld to Work Program, a job readiness program designed to
expand the employable skill set of participants, to improve their odds of
securing jobs in local industries. The racks are an amenity that encourages
biking for both transportation and recreation and they also serve as a great
learning project for beginning fabricators and welders.