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Focus Term: TrailNation


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Leveraging This Moment for Impact
February 06, 2024
Over the past several years, these are all ways we’ve described the momentum driving the national movement to connect the nation by trail.
Group on trail - Photo courtesy Getty Images
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Elevating Opportunity in 2023—Reflections From the Trails Movement
December 14, 2023
It has been described as a “tipping point,” “critical mass” and “milestone” achievement. Regardless of what it’s called, there’s no doubt that the proliferation of trail networks around the United States is significant.
Ohio's Cleveland Foundation Centennial Lake Link Trail | Photo by Jason Cohn
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A Celebration of Completion for Vermont’s Lamoille Valley Rail Trail
July 17, 2023
After more than two decades of effort and an infusion of cash from the state legislature in 2020, Vermont’s Lamoille Valley Rail Trail (LVRT) is finally complete.
Lamoille Valley Rail Trail in Wolcott, Vermont | Photo courtesy Vermont Agency of Transportation
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Wisconsin’s Ozaukee Interurban Trail
April 07, 2023
This is the Ozaukee Interurban Trail, a paved, 30-mile route flanking the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan through the northern suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Wisconsin's Ozaukee Interurban Trail in Cedarburg | Photo courtesy Ozaukee County Planning and Parks Department
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Pennsylvania’s Schuylkill River Trail
March 03, 2023
The Schuylkill River Trail (SRT) is a multiuse path that will ultimately extend 120 miles between the small town of Frackville in east-central Pennsylvania and the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers in Philadelphia.
Overlook at 61st Street along Pennsylvania's Schuylkill River Trail | Photo courtesy SRDC
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Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition (IHTC) 10 year Evaluation & Success Strategy
February 23, 2023
This 10-Year Impact Report presents significant support for the coalition, with 95% of survey respondents finding the coalition to be helpful.
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Industrial Heartland History: Scott’s Run—the Most Diverse Coal Camp in America
February 02, 2023
Take a step inside the Scott’s Run Museum in Osage, West Virginia, on a Saturday afternoon, and you’re in for a story time like no other.
Once the most thriving coal district in the U.S., Scott’s Run fell on hard times in the 1920s. Residents who were not allowed to move to the nearby New Deal community of Arthurdale banded together, forming workers alliances and cooperatives to survive. (1937) | Photo by Lewis Hine
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Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Launches New Initiative to Accelerate the Development of America’s Walking and Biking Infrastructure
January 19, 2023
Hundreds of public leaders, trail advocates and professionals join forces in new TrailNation™ Collaborative to leverage trail funding.
2018 TrailNation Summit | Photo courtesy RTC
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Seven Sensational New Rail-Trails to Celebrate in 2022
December 21, 2022
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is proud to showcase a handful of the new rail-trails that opened in 2022, bringing with them impactful changes.
Pennsylvania's Newtown Rail Trail ribbon cutting | Photo courtesy Bucks County Planning Commission
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Massive Investments in Trails to Connect Millions in California With Safe Community Paths
December 19, 2022
California approved a record-breaking $1.02 billion for walking, biking and trail projects that will benefit millions of people.
Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail | Photo courtesy City of Monterey