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We believe that trail networks can deliver smart transportation, strong economic growth, healthy people, a flourishing environment and social equity. Our projects of national significance are regional network-building projects—implemented in partnership with local organizations—that have the power to catalyze the development of trail networks nationwide, creating healthier places for healthier people.

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