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#TrailMoments with Albert Ting (@pootie_ting)
October 06, 2022
For me, the positive impact that going car-free has on air quality, reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions and decreasing traffic congestion far outweighs the benefits of owning a car.
Photo courtesy Albert Ting
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Minnesota and North Dakota’s Greenway of Greater Grand Forks
October 06, 2022
Over the past two decades, the Greenway of Greater Grand Forks has attracted more and more uses, and Greendahl said she often gets requests for new features, such as more river access points.
Greenway of Greater Grand Forks | Photo by TrailLink user thejake91739
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5 Rail-Trails to Awe at the Architecture
September 30, 2022
No matter your architectural penchant—you’re sure to find a building to gawk at while traversing these rail-trail architecture highlights.
Monona Terrace along Wisconsin's Capital City State Trail | Photo courtesy Travel Wisconsin
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Trail Moments | A Journey Along the Anacostia River Trail
September 29, 2022
As a longtime resident of Hyattsville, Maryland, I watched as the Anacostia River Trail (ART) was expanded and finally completed. It meanders along the Anacostia River from Bladensburg, Maryland, to D.C.’s Wharf area, about 12 miles one way. This is my favorite local trail—and it’s only 2 miles from my house!
Washington, D.C.'s Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge | Photo by James Heilig
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Best Of: Great American Rail-Trail Adventures With the Traverses
September 12, 2022
In June 2021, my husband, Pat, and I began our trek on the Great American Rail-Trail® in Seattle, Washington, at the western end of the 3,700-mile developing route.
Shevonne and Pat Travers | Photo courtesy Shevonne and Pat Travers
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Maine’s Eastern Trail Selected As One of the Nation’s Best Rail-Trails
August 11, 2022
The popular Maine trail to join elite group as 36th inductee in Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s national Rail-Trail Hall of Fame
Maine's Eastern Trail was inducted into the 2022 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame | Photo courtesy Eastern Trail Alliance
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South Carolina’s Spanish Moss Trail
August 03, 2022
Aptly named for the moss-draped oaks along the route, the woodsy sections of the Spanish Moss Trail provide a cool respite in the South Carolina summers.
Aerial view of the Mather Trestle along South Carolina's Spanish Moss Trail | Photo courtesy of the Friends of the Spanish Moss Trail
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Riverfront Trail Offers Glimpse Into the Heart of Kansas City
July 19, 2022
Kaw Point Park is one of the many highlights on Kansas City’s 15-mile Riverfront Heritage Trail. Along the way, the bike/pedestrian pathway takes in not just the two rivers, but two states, three counties, three cities, countless neighborhoods, bustling retail centers and vast industrial areas.
Riverfront Heritage Trail | Photo by Cindy Barks
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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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Trail Moments | Our Quest to Visit All of America’s Hall of Fame Rail-Trails
July 05, 2022
Visit All of America’s Hall of Fame Rail-Trails: Our journey started with an F150 pickup carrying canoes on the roof and bicycles.
Hall of Fame milestone on Florida's Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail | Courtesy Carol Alexander