The Parks Department has been working for some time on a plan for the Putnam Trail in Van Cortlandt Park (this is the path that runs on the west side of Van Cortlandt Lake, where the old Putnam Railroad used to run. There’s a lot of conversation taking place about the Parks Department plans for the Putnam Trail — some people see this as a great improvement of the trail, while others see it as the trail’s destruction.
Basically, Parks intends to widen the trail, now approximately 8 feet wide, so that it has an 8-10 foot multi-use paved path and a 3-4 foot earthen path.
and here’s a response by Jack Marth:
Let us know what you think!