The report references several additional resources that, due
to their extensive nature, are available on our website at
A summary of these
online resources is provided below.
Individual survey and interview responses—Detailed
responses for each of the 88 rails-with-trails included in
this study are compiled in a comprehensive table. Use this
table to learn more about trail characteristics, corridor
conditions and the railroad owner/operators.
Recreational Use Statutes (RUS)—An updated RUS list
for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Includes
link to each state’s RUS.
Legal Agreements—More than a dozen examples of legal
agreements between trail managing agencies and railroad
Rail-with-Trail Feasibility Studies—Several sample
feasibility studies and rail-with-trail planning documents
provide examples of design techniques, trail route align-
ments, and suggestions for funding trail development.
Image Library—A growing photo catalog provides images
of rails-with-trails from across the country.
Rail-with-Trail List—List of known rails-with-trails in-
cluded in RTC’s database, with links to trail descriptions
on our trail-finder website,
Southwest Commuter Path, Wis. (Rails-to-Trails Conservancy)
APPENDICES — SUMMARY OF ONLINE RESOURCES