In the Headlines

A view of the Junction Bridge along the Arkansas River Trail, part of the Southwest Trail | Photo by Scott Stark

Articles are listed below in chronological order.

RAILS-TO-TRAILS CONSERVANCY

First Glimpses of Infrastructure Proposal Trickle Out

BY KEVIN MILLS—01/25/18

SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

Why Regional Trails Merit Role in Infrastructure Debate

BY ANDY HANSHAW AND KEVIN MILLS—01/25/18

THE HILL

Investing in the Transportation America Needs

By Kevin Mills—01/31/18

Finger Lake Times

Walking, Bike Trails Part of a Good System

By GLENN GIFFORD—02/26/18

The Brunswick Beacon

Infrastructure Bill Should Include Walking and Biking Trails

BY Layne Schwier—02/27/18

Carolina Gateway

Why Regional Trails Merit Role in Infrastructure Debate

BY Sandra Stigant—02/27/18

StreetsBlog

States Are Losing Millions in Biking and Walking Funds

By Angie Schmitt—09/05/18

Route Fifty

Group Reveals Planned Route for Coast-to-Coast Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail

BY Bill Lucia—05/08/19

CityLab

What Will It Take to Finish This Bike Trail Across the U.S.?

BY Andrew Small—05/10/19

Outdoor Industry Association

Healthy Communities: Trails Make for Healthy Communities in More Ways Than You Think

By Shauna Farnell—07/25/19

Route Fifty

For Pedestrian and Biking Projects, Some Progress in Latest Highway Bill

By Andrea Noble—07/31/19

NPR WVIK

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Spotlights Trail Network

By Zach Wilson—08/28/19

Route Fifty

Reducing Short Car Trips Could Provide Big Benefits, Trail Group Says

By Bill Lucia—10/15/19

PA Environment Digest

RTC Estimates Rail-Trails Contribute $930 Million A Year To Pennsylvania's Economy

By David E. Hess—10/16/19

Missoula Current

Report: Active transportation (think walking, biking) boosts the economy, public health

By Laura Lundquist—10/16/19

Washington Post

Regional coalition wants to grow its trail network to nearly 900 miles

By Luz Lazo—12/07/19

NJ.com

Dozens are killed each year walking and biking in N.J. We have the cash to make roads safer. | Opinion

By Sonia Szczesna and Liz Sewell—12/11/19

AASHTO Journal

Congressmen Propose $500M Active Transportation Funding Bill

01/31/20

The Citizen's Voice

Bill could benefit NEPA trails

By Paul Golias—02/02/20

Houston Chronicle

Ground broken on trail extension project in Brownsville

By Steve Clark—02/03/20

DERRY NEWS

Pappas tours latest Londonderry rail trail section

By Julie Huss—02/03/20

ROUTE FIFTY

House Lawmakers Propose $2.5 Billion Over Five Years for Bike, Pedestrian Projects

By Bill Lucia—02/03/20

TRANSPORTATION TODAY

Legislation seeking to build connected transportation routes introduced in House

By Douglas Clark—02/04/20

KSL

2 Democrats introduce bill to nearly triple funding for recreational trails

By Carter Williams—02/07/20

THE HILL

America needs a transformative transportation bill: It will take walking and biking to get there

By Kevin Mills—02/08/20

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE

A trail worth taking: Pittsburgh-to-Cleveland trail has many benefits

By Editorial Board—04/20/20

THE HILL

Investing in the transportation system America needs

By Ryan Chao—06/05/20

USA TODAY

Coronavirus pandemic gives new momentum to bike rides, local trails across USA

By Curtis Tate—07/17/20

WASHINGTON POST

Government officials adopt plan to expand Washington region trail network to 1,400 miles

By Luz Lazo—08/01/20

STREETSBLOG

Four Easy Ways Biden Could Revolutionize Our Cycling Culture

By Kea Wilson—11/17/20

STREETSBLOG

Memo to Buttigieg: USDOT Needs an Active Transportation Administration

By Kea Wilson—01/21/21

STREETSBLOG

These Four Bills Could Help Loosen Car Dependency’s Grip On U.S. Cities

By Kea Wilson—03/03/21

GREATER GREATER WASHINGTON

Trail advocates outline the benefits of building out the region’s trail network

By Libby Solomon—04/30/21

WASHINGTON POST

Completing network of trails in the D.C. region would bring a financial boost, report says

By Lori Aratani—05/01/21

ROUTE FIFTY

What Bike and Pedestrian Advocates Say is Missing From the Senate Roads Bill

By Bill Lucia—05/24/21

THE HILL

Sidewalks, bike lanes and trails are essential transportation infrastructure

By Kevin Mills, Noa Bananyan and Mike McGinn—05/24/21

ROUTE FIFTY

Bipartisan, $304B Roads Bill Clears Senate Committee

By Bill Lucia—05/26/21

STREETSBLOG USA

Active Transportation Big in ‘INVEST’ Earmarks

By Kea Wilson—06/11/21

STREETSBLOG USA

REPORT: Federal Recreational Trails Program Underfunded by $200M+ Per Year

By Kea Wilson—08/03/21

MARKETPLACE: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO

With the 2,700-page infrastructure bill comes a lot of lobbying

By Kimberly Adams—08/05/21