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For Some 60 Years, Peru, Indiana, Was America’s “Circus City”
October 25, 2023
Peru is known as the Circus City or the Circus Capital of the World for a big reason. It really was.
Hagenbeck-Wallace main entrance to circus | Photo by M.D. McCarter, courtesy International Circus Hall of Fame. Used with permission.
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Illinois and Indiana’s Pennsy Greenway
August 08, 2023
The 14.5-mile Pennsy Greenway now connects two counties in two states (Cook County, Illinois, and Lake County, Indiana), as well as the communities of Lansing, Illinois, and Indiana’s Munster and Schererville along the way.
Pennsy Greenway's entrance in Lansing, Illinois | Photo by TrailLink user tommyspan
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Trail Moments | Teacher Shares Bike Commuting Lessons
August 04, 2023
I ride for several reasons. First, it gives me an opportunity to mentally prepare for my day as a teacher, and time to unwind from the day and focus on my family at home. Second, I enjoy getting a workout in without having to put in additional time at a gym.
Photo courtesy Chris Hill
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Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend, Veterans Launch Therapeutic Bike Ride Across the Country on Great American Rail-Trail
May 16, 2023
Warrior Expeditions Great American Rail-Trail ride began in front of the Capitol | Photo by Albert Ting
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Great American Rail-Trail Route Assessment Report 2023
May 05, 2023
RTC and its partners have defined the preferred route of the Great American Rail-Trail as more than 3,700 miles—with approximately 2,057 miles of existing trails (trails along the route that are built and maintained by dedicated teams of local staff and volunteers) and 1,696 miles of identified trail gaps.
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Advocates Amplify Indiana Governor’s Call for $50 Million Investment in Next Level Trails Program
March 14, 2023
The Greenways Foundation of Indiana and RTC urge legislature to bolster statewide trail fund for Next Level Trails Program.
Indiana’s Cardinal Greenway | Photo by Tony Valainis, courtesy RTC
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Notice: Upcoming Railroad Abandonment in Vanderburgh County, Indiana
October 07, 2022
On or about Sept. 29, 2022, Norfolk Southern Railway Company filed for the abandonment of 0.24 miles of track in the City of Evansville in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.
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Indiana Rep. Carey Hamilton Is Keeping the Hoosier State Laser Focused on Trails
October 04, 2022
Brandi Horton sat down with Indiana State Rep. Carey Hamilton, the 2022 Doppelt Family Rail-Trail Champion, to chat about her passion for trails and efforts to help lead the build-out of Indiana’s statewide trail network.
Photo courtesy Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
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Indiana State Rep. Carey Hamilton Named 2022 Rail-Trail Champion
September 12, 2022
RTC is pleased to announce Indiana State Rep. Carey Hamilton as the 2022 Doppelt Family Rail-Trail Champion for her leadership in founding the Indiana Legislative Trails Caucus, a bipartisan group of state legislators committed to building out the state’s trail network.
Rep. Carey Hamilton on the Nickel Plate Trail in Indiana in 2022 | Photo courtesy Rep. Carey Hamilton