We're creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.
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In the late 1890s, an African-American dynamo exploded onto the bicycle racing scene at record-breaking speeds: Marshall “Major” Taylor.
On the anniversary of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s founding, rail-trail visionary and co-founder David Burwell passed away on Feb. 1, 2017. His passion, tenacity and strong sense of public service were critical in taking RTC from vision to reality in the 1980s.