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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
North Carolina’s American Tobacco Trail
February 15, 2022
The American Tobacco Trail connects to over 70 miles of trails and greenways through urban, suburban and rural communities.
American Tobacco Trail | Photo by Dave Connelly
At the Heart of It: Trails and Public Spaces
May 03, 2019
A privilege of my job is to visit trails and public spaces across the country and meet inspiring supporters and leaders.
Richmond Greenway in California | Photo courtesy Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
California Invests Big in Trails, Demonstrates Growing Statewide Demand for Walking and Biking Infrastructure
March 29, 2019
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) recently approved more than $280 million in Active Transportation Program (ATP) funding (Cycle 4) to support 59 trail, walking and biking projects throughout the state, with about half—some $139 million—going to trails and separated bikeway projects (hereafter collectively referred to as “trails”).
Skunk Train passing on Willits Rail-Trail | Photo by Laura Cohen
Pennsylvania’s Mahoning Shadow Trail
February 12, 2019
Learn how the legendary groundhog Punxsutawney Phil helped create the Pennsylvania's Mahoning Shadow Trail in RTC's trail of the month feature.
Photo by Jeff London
Trail Caucus Kicks Off to Connect Wisconsin as New Projects Build Momentum
October 10, 2018
An active and enthusiastic crowd of trail advocates gathered to kick off the state’s newly formed Legislative Trails Caucus.
Dave Schlabowske, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Bike Fed, discusses the value of building a Trails Caucus | Photo by Brian Housh, courtesy RTC
Georgia’s Augusta Canal Trail
August 13, 2018
Like the fabled yellow brick road, Georgia’s Augusta Canal Trail unfolds with a soft orange hue and unexpected delights with every footstep or turn of the wheel.
View from the Augusta Canal | Photo courtesy Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau
Trail of Tributes: September 11 Memorial Trail Honors America’s Fallen Heroes
September 08, 2016
The September 11th National Memorial Trail (NMT) is a multi-use circuit born of many different kinds of connections—among trail advocates, communities, existing trails and even moments in history.
Inaugural September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance ride, Liberty State Park, Sept. 10, 2015 | Photo by Gail Zavian
Nevada’s Lower Las Vegas Wash Trail
April 10, 2015
Already in place is the 13.4-mile Lower Las Vegas Wash Trail, which comprises the trail network’s eastern arc and is always a sure bet with beautiful parks, desert landscapes and vistas of the rugged mountains that ring the valley.
Photo by Scott Hagan | Courtesy Clark County, Nevada