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Bright Horizons: Florida’s Miami LOOP
January 12, 2018
Approximately 54 percent complete to date, the Miami LOOP is a 225-mile trail vision to expand transportation options, make biking and walking safer and more equitable.
The Atlantic Greenway in South Beach is part of Florida’s 225-mile developing Miami LOOP. | Photo by Lee Smith
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A View From … The National Trails System
January 03, 2018
In 2018, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act, which provided an incredible legacy for all Americans. Five of these iconic American experiences are listed below along with rail-trails that weave in and around them.
Great Shasta Rail Trail | Photo by Christina Schmidlin with Hellikon, courtesy Great Shasta Rail Trail Association
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Louisiana’s Tammany Trace
August 16, 2017
Spanning 27 miles, the Tammany Trace is a Southern belle nestled in the pristine natural surroundings of New Orleans.
The trail winds through St. Tammany Parish towns and green spaces | Courtesy LouisianaNorthshore.com
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Golden Rules: Six Things You Need to Know for Trail Season
June 13, 2017
And whether you’re a commuter, a caregiver or a long-distance rider, it’s important to know and practice good safety and trail use etiquette.
Photo courtesy RTC
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New Fleet of Bikes IGNITES Trail-Inspired Youth in Camden, New Jersey
May 04, 2017
On April 27 at Holy Name School in Camden, New Jersey, eight fifth- through eighth-graders enthusiastically greeted their new Fuji hybrid bikes as part of the Rutger-Camden IGNITE afterschool cycling program.
Rutgers-Camden IGNITE student participants on their 2017 inaugural new bike ride on the Camden GreenWay | Photo by Anya Saretzky: RTC
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10 Great Rail-Trails for Dog Walking
April 10, 2017
Want to enjoy a great rail-trail, but don’t want to leave your furry friend behind? Here you’ll find a list of tail-friendly trails across the country.
Photo by Laura Pedrick, AP Images Photo by Laura Pedrick, AP Images
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10 Bucket-List Biking Trails
March 28, 2017
While every trail offers its own unique experience, there are some that are so extraordinary that they truly rise to the top.
High Trestle Trail | Photo by Milo Bateman
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Indiana’s Nickel Plate Trail
March 14, 2017
In the spring, when the corn shoots up from the ground and the trees are full of life again, the Nickel Plate Trail really becomes a thing of beauty.
Photo by Robert Annis
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Honoring the Legacy of African-American Cycling Legend Major Taylor
February 16, 2017
In the late 1890s, an African-American dynamo exploded onto the bicycle racing scene at record-breaking speeds: Marshall “Major” Taylor.
Taylor on the chainless bicycle on which he won the world championship and broke world records in 1899. Uncredited photo, Taylor scrapbook. | Courtesy Major Taylor Association, Inc.
Barbara Brown, founder of Healing Rides, with her mother on the Constitution Trail in Illinois | Photo courtesy Barbara Brown