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Focus Term: Covid-19

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Act of 2020 Makes Funding Available for Transportation
January 25, 2021
Congress passed the $900 billion COVID-19 Emergency Relief Act of 2020, a wide-ranging economic stimulus package that includes support for transportation systems.
Photo courtesy RTC
Trail Moments | Connecting to Nature, Connecting as a Family, on America’s Trails
January 14, 2021
We found that one activity still brings us so much joy—biking as a family on our local trails.
The Three of Us | Courtesy Darlene Maxfield
Looking Back, With Gratitude, on a Year of Challenges and Triumphs for Trails
December 23, 2020
As 2020 draws to a close—a year of extreme changes and challenges—it is with incredible appreciation that we reflect on the collective impact of our movement across the country.
Photo by India Kea
Trail Moments | The Long Trail Home
December 17, 2020
I lost that connection during the pandemic, and I have realized that rediscovering the trails around me—my #TrailMoments—makes me feel whole and like the world will be ok.
Ed and Jenn Coleman on the Chief Ladiga Trail | Courtesy Ed Coleman
How to Adapt Trail Activities and Gear for Cold and Winter Conditions
November 23, 2020
Common outdoor activities such as walking, hiking, running and cycling can be done safely in the fall and winter. Here are few tips from the experts.
New York's Highline | Photo by Adrian Cabrero
Trail Moments | From Burnout to Biking: Rediscovering My Love for the Outdoors on Ohio’s Trails
November 20, 2020
The outdoors always brings me pleasure and relaxation, but this year it means more than ever. I explored new places and identified new flora and fauna.
Amy on Ohio's Camp Chase Trail | Courtesy Amy Collins-Warfield
Trail Moments | She Moved Cross-Country During COVID: How One Runner Is Connecting to Her New Community on Trails
October 26, 2020
Running on trails was one of the best and most enjoyable ways to see the country safely.
Photos courtesy Hollie S., graphic by RTC
Trail Moments | Morgantown Man Gets a Running Start to a Healthier Life on Trails
October 23, 2020
Overweight and living a sedentary lifestyle, Viars’ gnawing fear of dying grew as he approached middle age, so he decided to make a change with a health journey that began one literal step at a time.
Vincent Viars and his running partners on the Mon River Trail | Courtesy Vincent Viars
Trail Moments | Reclaiming My Health and Community Connection on America’s Rail-Trails During the Pandemic
October 02, 2020
As I contemplated how to incorporate a good cardio routine into my life, I challenged myself to create a structure that would not only help me and inspire others to stay committed.
Anamaria Spiteri on the Pelishek-Tiffany Nature Trail | Courtesy Anamaria Spiteri
Trail Moments | Stealing Moments of “Me Time” on the Trail as a Mom During COVID
September 10, 2020
The Mom Squad on the W&OD Trail in Northern Virginia | Courtesy Brandi Horton