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10 Great Destinations Along Missouri’s Future Rock Island Trail
March 16, 2023
Below are some of our favorite destinations along the Rock Island Trail, which is undergoing trail development and is not yet open for use.
This Caboose greets visitors where the Katy Trail and the Rock Island Trail intersect in Windsor. | Photo courtesy Missouri Rock island Trail Inc.
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Riverfront Trail Offers Glimpse Into the Heart of Kansas City
July 19, 2022
Kaw Point Park is one of the many highlights on Kansas City’s 15-mile Riverfront Heritage Trail. Along the way, the bike/pedestrian pathway takes in not just the two rivers, but two states, three counties, three cities, countless neighborhoods, bustling retail centers and vast industrial areas.
Riverfront Heritage Trail | Photo by Cindy Barks
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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
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Take an American Adventure on 10 Presidential Pathways
February 21, 2022
Just in time for Presidents’ Day, here are 10 multiuse trails that share ties with some notable U.S. heads of state.
Virginia's Mount Vernon Trail | Photo by TrailLink user ringogarcia1972 Virginia's Mount Vernon Trail | Photo by TrailLink user ringogarcia1972
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Breaking News: The Rock Island Trail Is a 144-Mile On track to Be Game-Changer for Missouri
December 14, 2021
Governor Mike Parson and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources announced that they have officially railbanked the 144-mile Rock Island Railroad corridor
Graphic by RTC, photo courtesy Missouri Rock Island Trail Inc.
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Long-Distance Rides on Hall of Fame Rail-Trails
August 31, 2021
Here’s a fun look back at some of our previous Hall of Fame winners spanning nearly 100 miles or more.
Silver Comet Trail | Photo by TrailLink user papa t
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Meet the 2022 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame Nominees
July 13, 2021
Picking a winner for the 2022 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame is going to be tough. the choice is in your hands when public voting kicks off on Friday, July 22.
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Top 10 Trails in Missouri
January 15, 2021
Missouri has long been at the literal center of transportation in America. We highlight some of those beloved rail-trails here as well as a few of Missouri’s other multiuse gems.
St. Louis Riverfront Trail | Photo by Eric Oberg
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Trails Forecast: Resiliency and Repair
February 21, 2020
As natural disasters such as floods and tornados continue to increase across the country, trail managers are recognizing the need for new solutions to help mitigate the economic, environmental and infrastructural impacts and ensure long-term resiliency in their communities.