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The Impact of Trails for People, Places and the Planet Centerpiece of Nationwide Celebration
May 14, 2024
RTC calls on Americans to walk, bike and be active outside in a demonstration of the transformative benefits of trails.
Celebrate Trails Day at REI Co-op’s Flagship Store in Washington, DC | Photo courtesy Brandi Horton
Five Years Of Progress On Great American Rail-Trail Elevates National Impact Of Active Transportation Infrastructure
May 08, 2024
RTC marked 5th anniversary of the Great American Rail-Trail alongside Warrior Expeditions, REI Co-op, members of Congress and state officials.
Warrior Expeditions bike ride to commemorate 5th anniversary of Great American Rail-Trail | Photo by Mariah Miranda Photography
Great Redwood Trail Draft Master Plan Released
April 03, 2024
Along the route of the Great Redwood Trail in California | Photo by Charles Gandy
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
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
New Data Illustrates Importance of Connected Trail Infrastructure to the Nation
December 12, 2023
America's Trail Networks Map by RTC
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Applauds Release of USDOT Greenhouse Gas Rule to Track Progress on Transportation Emissions
November 27, 2023
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Rails-to-Trails Conservancy 2023 Grants Lift Up Efforts to Develop and Activate Trail Networks Nationwide
November 15, 2023
Black People Who Hike event in August 2023 | Photo courtesy Black People Who Hike
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy to Showcase Regional Impact of Great American Rail-Trail Over Three Days of Trail Riding and Events in Quad Cities Area
September 13, 2023
Shevonne Travers on the Hennepin Canal State Trail | Photo by Patrick Travers
California’s Sacramento River Rail Trail and Trail Inducted into Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s Hall of Fame
August 10, 2023
RTC announced that California’s Sacramento River Rail Trail and Sacramento River Trail will be inducted to its iconic Hall of Fame.
California's Sacramento River Trail's Stress Ribbon Bridge | Photo by Seth McGaha