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Massive Investments in Trails to Connect Millions in California With Safe Community Paths
December 19, 2022
California approved a record-breaking $1.02 billion of investments in California trails for walking, biking and trail projects.
Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail | Photo courtesy City of Monterey
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Putting Unprecedented Federal Funding for Trails and Active Transportation to Work
December 09, 2022
RTC studied the bipartisan infrastructure bill that includes about $1.44 billion in Federal Funding for Trails and Active Transportation.
Mount Vernon Trail in Virginia | Photo by Milo Allerton
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Michigan’s Kal-Haven Trail State Park
December 09, 2022
Leading from South Haven to Kalamazoo, Michigan’s Kal-Haven Trail State Park ranks as one of the state’s most popular rail-trails.
Michigan's Kal Haven Trail State Park in South Haven | Photo by C.M. McGuire
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Reflecting on 2022: Capturing Once-in-a-Generation Opportunities for Trails, Walking and Biking
December 08, 2022
This December, we’re taking time to reflect on the challenges and changes, hard work and persistence, that’s made up the fabric of this impactful year.
Photo courtesy Getty Images
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Trailside: Richmond’s (Haunted?) Poe Museum and the Legacy of a Gothic Literary Master
October 28, 2022
To celebrate Halloween this year, let's shine a light on a 100-year cultural attraction in Richmond, The Poe Museum, which sits just a block from the 52-mile Virginia Capital Trail and pays homage to one of America’s greatest gothic writers: Edgar Allan Poe.
The Poe Museum and its famous kitty ambassadors, Edgar and Pluto, near the Virginia Capital Trail in Richmond | Photo courtesy The Poe Museum
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Check Out These Historical Haunted Houses and Buildings—Trailside
October 28, 2022
In honor of Halloween, we’ve explored a few of the great houses and structures along rail-trails that are rich in both history and paranormal mystery.
White House at Halloween | Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks
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Five Leaf-Peeping Destinations Along the Great American Rail-Tail
October 26, 2022
View five leaf-peeping destinations along the Great American Rail-Tail, a 3,700-mile developing cross country trail.
Washington's Olympic Discovery Trail | Photo by TrailLink user stevelee73
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#TrailMoments With Black Women In Nature (@BlkWomenInNature)
October 07, 2022
Meet Ivory Levert and Angela Mitchell, the power pair beyond Black Women In Nature, and learn how they’re inspiring more people to get outside on the trail!
Angela Mitchell and Ivory Levert, Co-Founders, Black Women In Nature | Photo by Doreen Dawkins
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5 Rail-Trails to Awe at the Architecture
September 30, 2022
No matter your architectural penchant—you’re sure to find a building to gawk at while traversing these rail-trail architecture highlights.
Monona Terrace along Wisconsin's Capital City State Trail | Photo courtesy Travel Wisconsin
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Trail Moments | A Journey Along the Anacostia River Trail
September 29, 2022
As a longtime resident of Hyattsville, Maryland, I watched as the Anacostia River Trail (ART) was expanded and finally completed. It meanders along the Anacostia River from Bladensburg, Maryland, to D.C.’s Wharf area, about 12 miles one way. This is my favorite local trail—and it’s only 2 miles from my house!
Washington, D.C.'s Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge | Photo by James Heilig