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The Joy of Celebrating Trails Day 2024
May 14, 2024
Celebrate Trails Day 2024 was celebrated in all 50 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Our partners planned more than 240 celebrations.
Bronzeville Trail Task Force, Major Taylor Bike Club & The Misfits Cycling Club riding Chicago's Major Taylor Trail | Photo by Douglas Monieson
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You Can Get to These Eco-Friendly Stadiums by Trail
April 08, 2024
These stadiums are eco-friendly champs, but they also encourage fans to reduce their carbon footprint by getting to the games via trails.
Participants on an Urban AdvenTours ride reach Boston's TD Garden | Photo courtesy Urban AdvenTours
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Great Redwood Trail Draft Master Plan Released
April 03, 2024
Along the route of the Great Redwood Trail in California | Photo by Charles Gandy
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First in Class: Washington Trailblazer Clara McCarty Wilt Was UW’s First Graduate
March 04, 2024
The first graduate from UW was the trailblazing Clara McCarty Wilt, who would also go become the first woman elected to public office in WA.
Clara McCarty Wilt and YWCA friends, likely in the 1920s | Photo courtesy University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections (POR2339)
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San Diego Regional Bike Plan Case Study
February 17, 2024
As the San Diego region continues to grow, a robust, interconnected bicycle network will help solve interconnected issues related to traffic.
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California’s Sacramento River Rail Trail and Trail
October 05, 2023
The Sacramento River Rail Trail and its sister trail to the south, the Sacramento River Trail, together form a 21-mile major artery to a 200-miles-plus trail system of mostly dirt (but some paved) routes that can take users from Redding, a major urban area, into open areas of wilderness.
Diestelhorst to Downtown ride | Photo courtesy City of Redding
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California’s Sacramento River Rail Trail and Trail Inducted into Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s Hall of Fame
August 10, 2023
RTC announced that California’s Sacramento River Rail Trail and Sacramento River Trail will be inducted to its iconic Hall of Fame.
California's Sacramento River Trail's Stress Ribbon Bridge | Photo by Seth McGaha
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California’s Mill Valley/Sausalito Multiuse Pathway
June 13, 2023
It’s a popular route for children heading to school, a place for retirees to get in a morning walk and a crucial link for bicycle commuters on their way to work. As any of its numerous advocates will tell you, coastal California’s Mill Valley/Sausalito Multiuse Pathway more than lives up to its multiuse name.
California's Mill Valley-Sausalito Multiuse Pathway | Photo courtesy Marin County Bicycle Coalition
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Reconnecting Communities Grants Prioritize Walking and Biking as Essential in Addressing Barriers to Equitable Mobility and Economic Opportunity
March 02, 2023
RTC analysis identifies trend elevating trails, walking and biking as traffic safety, climate and equity solutions in U.S. DOT grantmaking.
42nd Street Slow Street in Oakland, California | Photo by Ben Kaufman