How Many People Will Use the Dover Greenway?

We have done the research and this infographic illustrates the traffic we expect on the Dover Greenway, if completed based on the FDGs recommendations. You can click here to review the reference that is noted at the bottom of the image.


The Dover Greenway is an Environmental Plus!

Three Dover residents, who are LSPs (Licensed Site Professionals), took it upon themselves to assess the current Dover Greenway proposal and provide feedback on voiced environmental concerns. This letter is their assessment…   Citizens of Dover are currently considering a proposal to convert the abandoned MBTA rail bed that traverses Dover into a mixed-use recreational trail,…


Get the REAL facts on Article 18

At the May 2, 2016 Town Meeting, citizens of Dover will be asked to vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen to enter into a lease to acquire rights to develop the abandoned rail bed that runs through our town, with the rail bed then being converted into a rail trail, or “Greenway.” These FAQs…


Beals & Thomas Feasibility Study

The Friends of the Dover Greenway raised over $40,000 through local, grassroots fundraising and donated the money to the selectman to complete the rail trail study started by the town. Beals & Thomas, a multidiscipline consulting firm with rail trail conversion experience, was contracted by the town to address highly technical engineering, legal and environmental issues.…


Announcing the winners of the Dover Greenway Essay Competition

The Friends of the Dover Greenway (FDG) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Dover-Sherborn essay competition. The essay question asked, “Describe what ‘community’ means to you and how might the Dover Greenway help build community?“. Kids aged 11 – 17 from across the Dover and Sherborn areas participated and the judges were…

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Please Join Us for the 2nd Annual Walk and BBQ!

Dear Friends & Neighbors, We all know that Dover is a great place to live, but a hazardous place to walk, jog or cycle. We have an ideal flat trail for this type of recreation that connects Dover’s schools, stores, churches and library. As the photo above shows, the trail runs mostly through miles of…


The Great Dover Greenway Clear Up 2015!

Many thanks to everyone who supported the clear up work at the Greenway on 18 April. Greenway volunteers had terrific weather on 18 April to clean up the rail tracks of trash and cut back tree growth to make the way easily passable.  This was all in preparation for our trail walk and BBQ planned for…