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The infamous triangle/wedge of Martha’s Vineyard by esfdla
December 1, 2010, 11:53 am
Filed under: Martha's Vineyard 2010

The up-island town lines of Oak Bluffs and Tisbury form what is known locally as the “triangle/wedge” of the island.  The sharp boundary lines create a disjointed landscape and an added challenge when planning cohesive island greenways.  Take a look at the map below produced to gain a better understanding of the area –

Luke Grasmeyer, my colleague and fellow intern at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission is focusing on the “triangle/wedge” area as a semester long project.  He has been working on a plan for a connective greenway and shared use path (SUP) for the entire area.  The challenges of this area include significant changes in topography, disjointed existing shared use paths, and sharp town boundary lines.  Below is the current plan Luke has been working on. Take a look –

Until next time,

Tim

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