For the Media

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), a nonprofit organization with more than 160,000 members and supporters, is the nation's largest trails organization dedicated to connecting people and communities by creating a nationwide network of public trails, many from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Founded in 1986, RTC’s national office is located in Washington, D.C., with regional offices in California, Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Learn more about about RTC’s mission and vision.

Media Inquiries

We have a host of experts who dedicate their lives to trails, trail building and advocacy. If you are a member of the media and need additional information, or if you would like to speak with an expert, please direct your inquiry to:

Brandi Horton
Vice President of Communications


Press Releases

Nearly 200 Riders Join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Sojourn, Exploring Legendary Great Allegheny Passage and Montour Trail

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s 2017 Doppelt Fund Grants Fill Financial Gaps Needed for Trails

Rails‐to‐Trails Conservancy’s “Opening Day for Trails” Unites Americans Nationwide

Rails-To-Trails Conservancy Available For Comment on Transportation Secretary Confirmation

Former Congressman Tom Petri (R-Wis.) Named 2016 Doppelt Family Rail-Trail Champion

Tennessee Voters Support Increased Spending on Biking and Walking Infrastructure

Trail Development, Community Design Experts Available to Discuss Implications of New CDC Report, "Physical Inactivity Among Adults Aged 50 Years and Older"

From Hudson Valley to Hall of Fame

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Hosts the 2016 Florida Sojourn

Tennessee Senate Panel Gives Anti-Trails Bill “Negative” Recommendation

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Announces Three New Board Members 

Looking for older press releases? Visit our Press Release Archive to view press releases dating back two or more years.