This letter from MassDOT to the Southeastern Regional Planning & Economic Development District explains that MassDOT will permit construction of trails along active rail lines as long as appropriate fencing is provided. Rail-trail implementation was once approved on a case-by-case basis, which slowed down the process of rail-with-trail construction.

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Published on 04/03/13

Author: Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Collection: Policy

Type: Case study

State: Massachusetts

Tags: Policy/Advocacy, Rail-with-Trail