By Revere Journal Staff
By Sue Ellen Woodcock
Tennis shoes, running shoes, heels, dress shoes, even barefoot you can enjoy the fourth Urban Trail in Revere now that officials have opened the latest one in the Shirley Avenue area last Friday.
Thanks to the work of many residents and the support of sponsors including Revere on the Move mini-grant, made possible by Partners HealthCare and Mass General Hospital, Mass in Motion. Mass Development Transformative Development Initiative (TDI), 7-11, Bagel Bin, Beauty and the Beach Hair Salon, Casablanca House of Pastry, Rachanna Jewelry, Seaside Pharmacy, and Thmor Da, the trail is a mile and a quarter marked in areas by painted blue flip-flops on the sidewalks around the Shirley Avenue neighborhood.
Working along with RevereCares, which has developed the other trails in town (Beachmont, Whalen School)
The Urban Trail Planning Committee includes: Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky, resident Maribel Mendez, resident Nancy Higgins, resident Pamela Anderson, resident Susan Foti, Julie DeMauro (Revere in the Move Active Living Coordinator) Vanny Hout of The Neighborhood Developers, and Elijah Plymesser, The Neighborhood Developers, Elle Baker and Dimple Rana of Revere on the Move.