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Five Reasons to Get Outside on Trails This Spring
March 20, 2024
On Celebrate Trails Day, RTC calls on America to walk, bike and be active outside to showcase the joy and impact of trails.
Celebrate Trails Day 2024 photo courtesy RTC
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USDOT Doubles Down on Connected Walking and Biking Infrastructure as Essential to America’s Mobility
March 14, 2024
Over $830 million in one-time funding awarded through the Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhoods program will advance projects.
Milwaukee Trail in Missoula, Montana | Photo by Kevin Belle
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Seven Ways to Keep Kids Entertained on the Trails
March 13, 2024
To help make your family biking adventures more enjoyable, here are seven creative ideas to keep kids entertained while cruising the trails.
Child on Strider bike - Photo courtesy of Strider Bikes
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Alaska’s Campbell Creek Trail
March 12, 2024
The 7.5-mile Campbell Creek Trail follows Campbell Creek from the Chugach Mountain foothills ending at Campbell Lake.
Winter Bike to Work Day along Alaska's Campbell Creek Trail | Courtesy Anchorage Park Foundation
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You and Your Bike Are Welcome Aboard Metra
March 12, 2024
In 2020, Metra, Chicago’s commuter transit system, introduced its very first Bike Car. By the end of 2023, Metra carried an all-time record.
Bike 1.5 Prototype | Photo by Courtney Aubrecht
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First in Class: Washington Trailblazer Clara McCarty Wilt Was UW’s First Graduate
March 04, 2024
The first graduate from UW was the trailblazing Clara McCarty Wilt, who would also go become the first woman elected to public office in WA.
Clara McCarty Wilt and YWCA friends, likely in the 1920s | Photo courtesy University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections (POR2339)
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New Jersey’s Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail
February 07, 2024
Branching out from Trenton, the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail takes a V-shaped route across central New Jersey.
New Jersey's D&R Canal State Park Trail is part of the Circuit Trails network | Photo courtesy Daniel Paschall
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Leveraging This Moment for Impact
February 06, 2024
Over the past several years, these are all ways we’ve described the momentum driving the national movement to connect the nation by trail.
Group on trail - Photo courtesy Getty Images
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Wintertime Trail Fun
February 01, 2024
Winter brings a whole new way to explore trails such as cross-country ski, snowshoe, fat-tire bike or take a walk through the sparkly snow.
Alaska's Tony Knowles Coastal Trail | Photo by Jody O. Photos
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Ron Griswell of HBCUs Outside Is Bridging Gaps to the Outdoors
February 01, 2024
I (Ron Griswell) show up in the world as an explorer on a journey to caring more about myself, my community and the environment.
Ron Griswell has been connecting people to the outdoors since his days in college. He is now the founding Executive Director of HBCUs Outside. | Photo courtesy Ron Griswell