For the Media
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), a nonprofit organization with more than 160,000 members and supporters, is the nation's largest trails organization dedicated to connecting people and communities by creating a nationwide network of public trails, many from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Founded in 1986, RTC’s national office is located in Washington, D.C., with regional offices in California, Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Learn more about about RTC’s mission and vision.
We have a host of experts who dedicate their lives to trails, trail building and advocacy. If you are a member of the media and need additional information, or if you would like to speak with an expert, please direct your inquiry to:
Vice President of Development and Communications
- History of RTC and the Rail-Trail Movement
- National and State Rail-Trail Statistics
- What is Railbanking?
- Benefits of Trails
- Benefits of Active Transportation
- RTC Annual Reports