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Midwest Region

B-Line Trail B-Line Trail Helps Pull Downtown Bloomington, Ind., Together
With 2011 extension, the 3.1-mile B-Line Trail brings new activity to the heart of Bloomington, home of the University of Indiana.

On the Trail for a Cure: A 150-Mile Journey by Wheelchair
Limited to a wheelchair from ALS, an undaunted Robin Mower plans a 150-mile journey across Ohio, in part by rail-trail, to raise awareness and funding for a cure.

Pop-Up Bike Shop Energizes Blue Island, Ill.
At-risk teenagers open a temporary bike shop and provide free basic maintenance for local cyclists (90 bikes in about four hours). In return, Fuji sent them a shipment of free bikes to build and keep!

RTC Promotes Bicycle Safety for Kids
RTC's Eric Oberg, a member of the school's Be Safe Committee, runs a bicycle safety station at Bremen Elementary in Fairfield County, Ohio.

Green and Clean in Ohio
RTC joins Earth Day celebration in Columbus, Ohio. Plus, recognizing the Clean Ohio Fund for its contributions to trail development and conservation.

The Indiana Purchase
By agreeing to buy 150 miles of unused railway corridors, Indiana takes a "quantum leap forward" in the state's ambitious trails plan.
Read more about the work of our Midwest Regional Office in our Fall 2011 magazine.
 
Regional Stats
Number of Open Trails :: 423
Miles of Open Trails :: 5,578
Number of Trail Projects :: 222
Miles of Trail Projects :: 2,646

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For questions related to Trail Building—the creation, planning, building or maintenance of a rail-trail—in the Midwest Region (States: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI), e-mail us or contact the appropriate staff person listed below.

Rhonda Romano
Midwest Regional Director

Eric Oberg
Manager, Trail Development

33-C North High Street
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
phone: 614.837.6782
fax: 614.837.6783

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The Duke Ellington Building
2121 Ward Ct., NW
5th Floor
Washington, DC 20037
+1-202-331-9696