Ceremony to Dedicate Trails to Burke Centre VRE Station on May 10 at 11 a.m.

Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
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Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director of Public Affairs
703-324-3187, TTY 711, Fax 703-324-2010
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May 7, 2008

Ceremony to Dedicate Trails to Burke Centre VRE Station on May 10 at 11 a.m.

On Saturday, May 10, at 11 a.m., the two new trails leading to the Burke Centre VRE Garage will be dedicated by Braddock District Supervisor Sharon Bulova. The ceremony will be conducted rain or shine near the parking lot by the Little League field. Tours will be conducted after the ceremony.

The trails allow residents from the adjacent Burke Shire Commons and Walnut Woods neighborhoods to get to the garage on foot or bicycle. Recently named after these two surrounding communities, the trails span a total of 1,260 feet and include two pedestrian bridges.

The county worked collaboratively with residents to locate and design the two trails. Community input was critical to making the trails aesthetically and environmentally compatible with the area.

The Burke Centre VRE Garage will open in June. It will offer commuters more than 1,200 parking spaces. An additional 300 parking spaces will be available on the lot outside the garage, along with a kiss-and-ride area and bus stops.

For more information about the ceremony or to request reasonable ADA accommodations, contact Colin Campbell, Office of Braddock District Supervisor, 703-425-9300, TTY 711.


Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. To request this information in an alternate format, call the Office of Public Affairs at 703-324-3187, TTY 711.




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