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Northeast Region

Pop-up Bike Clinics Camden Pop-Up Bike Clinics
Our Pop-up Bike Clinics help bring out those "broken" bikes from basements and backyards. We travel through the city, setting up near trails or in parks, and get those bikes rolling and stopping again.

Mini Grants PA Trail Assistance Mini-Grant Program
The mini-grant program began as a way to assist trail organizations or municipalities that need to make small repairs and improvements to their trail.

CYCLE program The CYCLE Continues
The ongoing transformation of Camden, New Jersey, is a terrific case study of what RTC is about.

Akram From Jersey, With Love
RTC's newest team member has big plans for his home town of Camden, New Jersey.

Canal Towns Canal Towns Capitalizing on Trail Traffic
Drawing on the success of rail-trails like the Great Allegheny Passage, Canal Towns program plugs businesses into the enormous potential of trail tourism in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Adirondacks In New York, RTC Helps Promote Rail-Trail in Adirondacks
Having studied the positive commercial and social impacts of rail-trails in his native Pennsylvania, RTC's Carl Knoch helps a community in upstate New York tap into the same benefits.

Feasibility Study for Delaware Water Gap Region 
Study to explore possibility of a multi-modal trail connecting Portland, Pa., and Delaware Water Gap, Pa., completing the western end of the Liberty Water Gap Trail.

Harsimus Embankment High Hopes for the Harsimus Embankment in New Jersey
One legal challenge down, another awaits as RTC and the Harsimus Embankment Preservation Coalition join Jersey City in the fight to develop an elevated rail-trail along a six-block corridor.

RTC Completes Bloomfield Greenway Feasibility Study
Wrapping up a year-long project, RTC's study helps pave the way for development of the Bloomfield Greenway in Connecticut.

Pennsylvania License Plate Program
RTC members residing in Pennsylvania can apply for a special state license plate featuring Rails-to-Trails Conservancy.

Read more about the work of our Northeast Regional Office in our Fall 2011 magazine.
Regional Stats
Number of Open Trails :: 392
Miles of Open Trails :: 3,233
Number of Trail Projects :: 354
Miles of Trail Projects :: 3,096

Quick Links

For questions related to Trail Building—the creation, planning, building or maintenance of a rail-trail—in the Northeast Region (States: CT, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT), e-mail us or contact the appropriate staff person listed below.

Tom Sexton
Northeast Regional Director

Carl Knoch
Manager of Trail Development

Pat Tomes
Program Manager

Akram Abed
Manager, Camden Metro Region

2133 Market Street
Suite 222
Camp Hill, PA 17011
phone: 717.238.1717
fax: 717.238.7566

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Washington, DC 20037