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Friends of the Green Crescent

501(c)(3) Non-Profit
Funding Proposal

1. Why?
2. What?
3. How?
1. Why The Green
Crescent Trail Matters
Who is the City of Clemson
after this growth stage?
2016 Feasibility Study

copy of study at:


GreenCrescentTrail.org
Our Vision?
CLEMSON = NATIONAL MODEL
Connectivity & Alternative Transportation
Top 20 University

Top 10 College Town!


1. Quality of Life
2. Public Health
3. Economic Vitality
4. Transit Equity
5. Sustainability
2. What is Proposal?
3 Sections of Proposal
1. Connector routes
2. Ashley Dearing loop
3. Clemson Park loop

= Significant but
incremental step forward
1. Connector Routes
i. Berkeley Dr.
South
- 1.2 miles
- 2-way bike-lane
- Protective
bollards
- Painted lanes &
stencils
- Signage
ii. Berkeley Dr.
North
- .72 mile
- Crosswalks
- Painted stencils
- Signage
- No changes to
lanes/sidewalks
- .79 mile
iii. Frontage Rd - Protected 2-way
bike lane (bollards)
- Painted stencils
- Crosswalks
- Signage
iv. Gateway - .83 mile
Park - On-street/neighborhood
greenway
- Painted stencils
- Signage
v. Clemson - .2 mile
Park Entrance - On-street shared path
- Painted stencils
- Signage
Cost - Connector Routes
● $68,046.88 = Berkeley Dr South
● $47,058.00 = Berkeley Dr North
● $28,917.90 = Frontage Road
● $17,204.00 = Gateway Park
● $ 8,222.50 = Clemson P. Entrance
● $169,449.28 = Total
2. Ashley
Dearing Park
Loop
- .22 mile (1,162’)
- 12’-wide
concrete shared
use path (ped. &
bike)
- benches,
signage,
furnishings
Cost: Ashley Dearing P. Loop

● $245,913.47 = Total
3. Clemson
Park Loop

- .6 mile (3,168’)
- 12’-wide concrete
shared use path
(ped. & bike)
- Signage
Cost: Clemson Park Loop

● $610,281.54 = Total
Total Proposed Cost:

● $169,449 = (1) Connectors


● $245,914 = (2) Ashley Dearing Loop
● $610,281 = (3) Clemson Park Loop
● $1,025,644 = Total
3. How Can Clemson
Accomplish This?
Ambitious
Project & Vision
Ambitious
“All In”
Commitment
Funding Proposal

1. 2019-2020 budget
2. Long-term funding for
future pathways
Questions?

www.greencrescentrail.org