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America’s Trail Networks are Essential
December 12, 2023
With increased connectivity, the use of trail systems increases by as much as 80%i and the economic, health, climate and transportation benefits they deliver are maximized.ii
WEBINAR – How to Advocate for Biking, Walking and Trail Funding: Best Practices for 2024 State Legislative Sessions
November 29, 2023
During this webinar, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) and partners discussed preparing your active transportation and trail asks for upcoming state legislative sessions, most of which will occur in the winter and spring of 2024.
WEBINAR -TrailNation Playbook in Action: Mapping and Gap-Filling Strategies to Accelerate Network Development
November 28, 2023
These strategies can help prioritize projects, build public support for trail networks, and make the case for further investment.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Funding Opportunities
November 16, 2023
This table indicates potential eligibility for pedestrian and bicycle projects under U.S. Department of Transportation surface transportation funding programs.
WEBINAR – TrADE Talk: Opportunities and Innovation with Transportation Alternatives Funding Implementation
September 21, 2023
During this dialogue, attendees heard from RTC staff about the recently released Transportation Alternatives Data Exchange (TrADE) report before learning about how transportation professionals are innovatively using TA funds in their regions.
America’s Rail-with-Trail List
September 19, 2023
RTC produced a report that examines the characteristics of 88 existing rails-with-trails in 33 states and updated in September 2023.
Kara Patajo @YourNorthWestieBestie on the Olympic Discovery Trail | Photo courtesy Kara Patajo
Transportation Alternatives Spending Report FY22
September 12, 2023
The passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) in 2021 was an important milestone for trails, walking and biking infrastructure in the United States.
DOT/ FHWA Technical Assistance Compilation
September 01, 2023
Providing formal technical assistance that can support disadvantaged communities, biking, multiuse paths, and active transportation.
Best Practices Synthesis and Guidance in At-Grade Trail-Crossing Treatments
September 01, 2023
The goal of this document is to synthesize best practices observed statewide in Minnesota and nationally in order to provide engineers and other transportation professionals with guidance on safety treatment applications at trail crossings.
Unlocking the Economic & Community Development Potential of IHTC Trails
August 01, 2023
RTC's “Unlocking the Economic Potential of IHTC Trails” project hopes to renew the coalition’s pursuit of a more prosperous region.
Ohio's Cleveland Foundation Centennial Lake Link Trail | Photo by Renee Rosensteel