Trail Projects

— Moving the Dial —

RTC has worked with communities across the country to provide enduring strategies and technical assistance tailored to meet dynamic trail challenges and opportunities.

Our philosophy is to take a cross-disciplinary approach to ensuring trails and trail networks serve to enhance the social, economic, environmental and public health of communities large and small.

On the National Stage

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The Circuit Trails

The Circuit Trails is a 750-mile trail network connecting people to jobs, communities and parks in the Greater Philadelphia region. 

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Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition

The Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition is working on the largest proposed trail network in the country, a plan to connect major destinations in five states through an off-road system of more than1,450-miles.

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RTC is leading a national, three-year effort to create the next generation of urban trail planning tools that will transform the way America thinks about—and develops—trails and trail networks.

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Baltimore Greenway Trails Network Coalition

RTC has been working with partners to create a world class, game-changing urban trail network in the city of Baltimore. The project will connect three existing Baltimore City trails that, when completely linked, will create a 35-mile loop connecting the city’s diverse neighborhoods with the downtown core. 

Other Featured Projects

Trail User Counts and Surveys

Since 2006, RTC-led studies have helped prove the millions of dollars in economic impact that trails and trail systems have had on communities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Transforming Camden in New Jersey

Since 2006, we have been working with local partners in Camden, N.J., to create a robust bicycling and walking community.

Pennsylvania Mini-Grants

Since 2007, RTC has helped support Pennsylvania trail organizations in making impactful trail improvements related to maintenance, safety and enhanced trail use.