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Louisville Loop Case Study
February 16, 2024
The Louisville Loop is a vision for a 100-miles-plus loop path system and an essential component for the economic growth.
20 Iconic Bike and Pedestrian Bridges in America
June 08, 2022
Across the country, bridges are literally serving as gateways for communities to achieve critical strides in active transportation, conservation and economic development. Here, we take a look at 20 iconic bridges and trestles in the United States (in no particular order) that have played—or are playing—transformative connectivity roles in their regions.
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge connecting Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Omaha, Nebraska | Photo by Matthew Nissen
Kentucky’s Dawkins Line Rail Trail
May 13, 2022
The Dawkins Line Rail Trail is Kentucky’s longest rail-trail. The 36-mile crushed-stone path is now open to bicyclists, hikers and horseback riders; a short, paved portion is also available in Royalton. The trail takes visitors on a journey back in time as they wind through the bright green Appalachian forests of Breathitt, Johnson and Magoffin counties.
Kentucky's Dawkins Line Rail Trail | Photo by Tamara Hicks
Top 10 Trails in Kentucky
November 18, 2021
Trails in Kentucky offer an incredible diversity of experiences from the rolling green pastures of Kentucky horse country to mountain hollows.
Kentucky's Big Four Bridge | Photo by TrailLink user karenestepp
2020’s Silver Lining: Six New Rail-Trails to Treasure
December 07, 2020
Among this year’s class of new rail-trails is a pathway that’s key to a 275-mile route across Michigan, a Virginia stunner with a nearly milelong railroad tunnel, a new segment of the multistate East Coast Greenway in Massachusetts, and a Pennsylvania rail-trail that’s part of three vast regional trail systems.
Upper Bucks Rail Trail | Courtesy Bucks County Planning Commission
Kentucky’s Louisville Loop
February 12, 2018
Louisvillians officially named the Louisville Loop in 2005, but you could argue that trails run in this city’s lifeblood.
Five Rail-Trails in America’s National Parks
August 11, 2016
With more than 400 of these areas in the National Park System to celebrate, we wanted to share this great list of five national park rail-trails, which dot the country’s landscapes from the Great Lakes to Washington State.
Grand Teton Multi-use Pathway:Greater Yellowstone Trail, Wyoming | Photo by Camrin Dengel
Legacy Trail Public Art Master Plan
April 01, 2010
This Public Art Master plan lays out the implementation of public art along Lexington, Kentucky's Legacy Trail.