A local nonprofit is hoping to bring St. Croix — and the territory — its first official bike lane by the end of the year.

The Virgin Islands Trail Alliance Corporation recently announced that it was one of several awardees of the 2019 AARP Community Challenge Grant, which distributes nearly $1.6 million to fund 159 “quick action,” community-friendly projects nationwide.

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