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Empire State Trail Case Study
February 17, 2024
New York’s developing 750-mile Empire State Trail is a trail project that will connect hundreds of communities across 27 counties
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Here Are Five Fantastic New Rail-Trails That Opened in 2023
December 11, 2023
Here we spotlight a handful of the exciting new rail-trails that opened in 2023.
New York's Adirondack Rail Trail ribbon cutting | Photo courtesy New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
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Unlocking the Economic & Community Development Potential of IHTC Trails
August 01, 2023
Strategies for unlocking the community and economic development potential of IHTC trails.
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Notice: Upcoming Railroad Abandonment in Bronx County, New York
April 25, 2023
On or about April 11, 2023, CSX Transportation filed for the abandonment of 0.77 mile of track in Bronx County, New York. We are providing this information because it presents an opportunity to develop a real regional asset: a multi-use trail that can accommodate hikers, bikers, equestrians and other appropriate uses.
Photo courtesy Getty Images
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Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition (IHTC) 10 year Evaluation & Success Strategy
February 23, 2023
This 10-Year Impact Report presents significant support for the coalition, with 95% of survey respondents finding the coalition to be helpful.
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Seven Sensational New Rail-Trails to Celebrate in 2022
December 21, 2022
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is proud to showcase a handful of the new rail-trails that opened in 2022, bringing with them impactful changes.
Pennsylvania's Newtown Rail Trail ribbon cutting | Photo courtesy Bucks County Planning Commission
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Trail Moments | Letting the Good (and Bad) Times Roll: New York Bike Shop Opens in the Midst of a Covid World
January 03, 2022
Simon’s bike rental shop, a first for the town, is situated on Hurleyville’s Main Street, just steps from the rail-trail. “It’s 7 miles of beautiful, flat pavement.”
Fortress Bikes interior | Courtesy Hal Simon
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Trail Moments | Letting the Good (and Bad) Times Roll: New York Bike Shop Opens in the Midst of a Covid World
January 03, 2022
Simon’s bike rental shop, a first for the town, is situated on Hurleyville’s Main Street, just steps from the rail-trail. “It’s 7 miles of beautiful, flat pavement.”
Fortress Bikes interior | Courtesy Hal Simon
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Making Connections on 2021’s New Rail-Trails
December 20, 2021
Below, we’ve spotlighted a handful of the exciting new rail-trails that have opened up around the country this year, as well as the broader trail networks they tie into.
Colorado's Point Alta Vista Trail | Photo by D. Scott Clark Photography, courtesy Fremont Adventure Recreation