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You Can Get to These Eco-Friendly Stadiums by Trail
April 08, 2024
These stadiums are eco-friendly champs, but they also encourage fans to reduce their carbon footprint by getting to the games via trails.
Participants on an Urban AdvenTours ride reach Boston's TD Garden | Photo courtesy Urban AdvenTours
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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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Montana’s Silver Bow Creek Greenway Trail
November 07, 2023
Montana’s Silver Bow Creek Greenway Trail (SBCGT) parallels its namesake creek, which provides habitat to bald eagles and yellow-headed blackbirds, sandhill cranes and waterfowl.
Montana's Silver Bow Greenway Trail near Fairmont Hot Springs Resort | Photo by Richard I. Gibson
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Trail Moments | Climate Activist Luke Henkel Pedals for the Planet
September 12, 2023
This inspired me to embark on one of the biggest adventures of my life: a 1,100-mile bike journey from my home in Chicago to New York City in time for Climate Week NYC
Arriving in New York City at the end of an 1,100-mile biking journey from Chicago | Photo courtesy Luke Henkel
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6 Tips to Share the Trail and Recreate Responsibly
August 29, 2023
Here are six tips that will help make every trip safe and fun for everyone.
Arkansas' Razorback Regional Greenway | Photo courtesy Experience Fayetteville
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Trail Moments | Teacher Shares Bike Commuting Lessons
August 04, 2023
I ride for several reasons. First, it gives me an opportunity to mentally prepare for my day as a teacher, and time to unwind from the day and focus on my family at home. Second, I enjoy getting a workout in without having to put in additional time at a gym.
Photo courtesy Chris Hill
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Swap Out a Car Trip for a Trail Trip With These Tips and Tricks
August 31, 2022
Team Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is embarking on an eight-week “Swap-a-Trip” challenge while getting the physical and mental health benefits to boot.
Along the Great Rivers Greenway trail network in St. Louis, Missouri | Photo courtesy Great Rivers Greenway
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Trail Moments | Swapping a Car for a Bike? Here’s What I Learned.
July 07, 2022
I decided to purchase my own e-bike and conquer my own fears of biking in the city. That was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
Biking in D.C.'s Rock Creek Park | Photo by Hayden Duncan, courtesy Victoria Yuen
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Slow Down and Enjoy the Trail With These E-bike Tales and Tips from IZIP
April 14, 2022
IZIP eBikes integrate some of the most efficient, state-of-the art, mid-drive and hub-drive electric motor systems which include a drive unit, battery pack, display and user interface.
Photos courtesy IZIP
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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