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Elevating Opportunity in 2023—Reflections From the Trails Movement
December 14, 2023
It has been described as a “tipping point,” “critical mass” and “milestone” achievement. Regardless of what it’s called, there’s no doubt that the proliferation of trail networks around the United States is significant.
Ohio's Cleveland Foundation Centennial Lake Link Trail | Photo by Jason Cohn
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California’s Mill Valley/Sausalito Multiuse Pathway
June 13, 2023
It’s a popular route for children heading to school, a place for retirees to get in a morning walk and a crucial link for bicycle commuters on their way to work. As any of its numerous advocates will tell you, coastal California’s Mill Valley/Sausalito Multiuse Pathway more than lives up to its multiuse name.
California's Mill Valley-Sausalito Multiuse Pathway | Photo courtesy Marin County Bicycle Coalition
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Reconnecting Communities Grants Prioritize Walking and Biking as Essential in Addressing Barriers to Equitable Mobility and Economic Opportunity
March 02, 2023
RTC analysis identifies trend elevating trails, walking and biking as traffic safety, climate and equity solutions in U.S. DOT grantmaking.
42nd Street Slow Street in Oakland, California | Photo by Ben Kaufman
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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 for walking, biking and trail projects that will benefit millions of people.
Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail | Photo courtesy City of Monterey
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Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Awards $300,000+ to Support Inclusive Trail Projects Across the Nation
November 14, 2022
RTC has awarded a combined $300,000+ in grants to 25 organizations working in rural, suburban and urban communities across the country as part of the 2022 Trail Grants program.
Atlantic Greenway South Beach Trail, part of the Miami LOOP | Photo by Lee Smith
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Record-Breaking Investments in California’s Trails Amid Major Demand
November 14, 2022
The start of 2022 brought a significant opportunity for California trails and ended in a historic victory—as the state announced a $1 billion+ investment for trails and active transportation for fiscal year (FY) 2023.
Rail Arts District along the Napa Valley Vine Trail in California | Photo courtesy Napa Valley Vine Trail Coalition
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Bridge to Everywhere: Examining Signature Gateways Across America
June 09, 2022
Examining the Connectors, Builders and Signature Gateways Across America’s Trail Networks
Wendy Park Bridge along the Cleveland Foundation Centennial Lake Link Trail | Photo by Jason Cohn
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Richmond’s Roots
May 11, 2022
The Richmond Greenway in California’s Bay Area is serving as a catalyst for activation and revitalization.
California's Richmond Greenway | Photo by R.D. Lopez
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California’s Napa Valley Vine Trail
April 12, 2022
As California’s Napa Valley Vine Trail grows to reach its ultimate 47-mile potential, community members and visitors realize the beauty of connectivity and accessibility.
California's Napa Valley Vine Trail in Yountville | Courtesy Napa Valley Vine Trail Coalition
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Regional Trail Network Creates New Recreation and Active Transportation Access for Millions of Bay Area Residents, With Potential Statewide Economic Impact of $6.6 Billion Annually
January 12, 2022
RTC calls for $2 billion investment in connected trails and active transportation infrastructure, advancing regional trail network.
San Francisco Bay Trail | Photo by Cindy Barks