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Ditch Dinner Train For Rail Trail - Letter - CapeNews.net

Sat Jul 22 2017 4:36pm

Ditch Dinner Train For Rail Trail - Letter
CapeNews.net
I had a delightful ride on the Shining Sea Bikeway in Falmouth last Friday afternoon. Imagine my surprise (and chagrin—I was in a hurry) when I arrived back at the north end of the bikeway to find a train blocking the road. A train! I couldn't get to ...

Rail Trail Receives William George Agency Easement - ithaca.com

Sat Jul 22 2017 1:02pm

ithaca.com

Rail Trail Receives William George Agency Easement
ithaca.com
Four easements were delivered to the Dryden Town Hall last week – three from Varna and one from Freeville – in the ongoing effort to create the Rail Trail across the town. The biggest get was the Freeville easement as its from the William George Agency.

Letter: Fund linear park - Charleston Post Courier

Fri Jul 21 2017 11:40pm

Letter: Fund linear park
Charleston Post Courier
Why are we not hearing much about the Lowcountry Low Line Project? I fear we are not hearing about it because City Hall does not have the desire to commit funds to this project. With all the talk of trying to balance tourism and livability, this would ...

Rail trail promotional video released - Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Fri Jul 21 2017 8:29pm

Rail trail promotional video released
Omak Okanogan County Chronicle
#REPUBLIC — Ferry County Rail Trail Partners has released a 53-second video to promote the 25-mile non-motorized rail trail. #The film was shot by Jesse Harding of Republic, edited by Chip Rountree of Seattle and includes the song “Brand New Key” by ...

Plainville Residents Told Proposed Greenway Trail Route Is Not Set In Stone - Hartford Courant

Fri Jul 21 2017 8:11pm

Hartford Courant

Plainville Residents Told Proposed Greenway Trail Route Is Not Set In Stone
Hartford Courant
Revisions will be made to a proposed greenways trail after residents expressed concern because the route would stream bicyclists and walkers down a quiet dead-end street and through a nature preserve, a member of the trail study committee said Tuesday.

UPDATE: Rail trail purchase on track - Salmon Arm Observer - Salmon Arm Observer

Fri Jul 21 2017 6:08pm

Salmon Arm Observer

UPDATE: Rail trail purchase on track - Salmon Arm Observer
Salmon Arm Observer
“This is fantastic news; we're all thrilled with the overwhelming support for this project,” said chairperson Rhona Martin. “I think Mayor Rysz is strapped into his ...

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Rail trail could have villages steaming on - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Fri Jul 21 2017 3:08pm

Rail trail could have villages steaming on
The Sunshine Coast Daily
The other big towns on the route would benefit similarly from the 132km rail trail, its supporters say, including Casino, with the redevelopment of the Old Casino railway station as a start-point for the adventure ahead, celebrating its past as the ...

Rail Trail gets $950K for extension to city - York Daily Record/Sunday News

Fri Jul 21 2017 2:56pm

York Daily Record/Sunday News

Rail Trail gets $950K for extension to city
York Daily Record/Sunday News
The York County Rail Trail Authority was given $950,000 in state money this week to construct a 1.2-mile section of trail from Route 30 to North George Street. The money comes from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority. York County Rail ...

Rail trail reflections - Vernon Morning Star

Fri Jul 21 2017 10:09am

Rail trail reflections
Vernon Morning Star
As I am training to walk the 800-kilometre Camino de Santiago in Spain this fall, I have had the opportunity to walk the rail trail in sections from Coldstream to Winfield. Walking this trail several times a week since March has given me an opportunity ...

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Police probe suspicious car spotted near where man was shot on Myrtleford-Everton trail - Herald Sun

Fri Jul 21 2017 4:38am

Herald Sun

Police probe suspicious car spotted near where man was shot on Myrtleford-Everton trail
Herald Sun
... innocent grandfather was gunned down in a disturbing attempted murder. It comes as Kelvin Tennant, 72, revisited the scene of the summer day shooting, in a bid to help detectives catch the would-be killer who shot him on the Myrtleford-Everton Rail ...

New Pinellas Trail stretch draws raves at opening | Tampa Bay Times - Tampabay.com

Thu Jul 20 2017 2:44pm

Tampabay.com

New Pinellas Trail stretch draws raves at opening | Tampa Bay Times
Tampabay.com
EAST LAKE — Mike Siebel bikes the Pinellas Trail four days a week and loops up and down the Suncoast Trail at least a couple of times every year.
Newest Segment Of The Pinellas Trail Connects To Pasco County ...WUSF News
Pinellas Completes Coast-to-Coast Trail SegmentTB Reporter (registration) (blog)

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Tammany Trace inducted into Rails-to-Trails Hall of Fame - WDSU New Orleans

Thu Jul 20 2017 1:28pm

WDSU New Orleans

Tammany Trace inducted into Rails-to-Trails Hall of Fame
WDSU New Orleans
The trail on the Northshore has been inducted into the Rails-to-Trails Hall of Fame, a national competition that highlights similar trails across the country.

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Rail trail purchase on track - Sicamous Eagle Valley News - Sicamous Eagle Valley News

Thu Jul 20 2017 12:04pm

Sicamous Eagle Valley News

Rail trail purchase on track - Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Not enough names in opposition to borrowing funds was gathered so the Columbia-Shuswap and North Okanagan regional districts can proceed with buying ...

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Plainville Residents Told Proposed Greenway Trail Route Is Not Set ... - Hartford Courant

Wed Jul 19 2017 9:09pm

Hartford Courant

Plainville Residents Told Proposed Greenway Trail Route Is Not Set ...
Hartford Courant
Revisions will be made to a proposed greenways trail after residents expressed concern because the route would stream bicyclists and walkers down a quiet.

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New Freedom Rail Trail Cafe up for sale - York Daily Record/Sunday News

Wed Jul 19 2017 9:33am

York Daily Record/Sunday News

New Freedom Rail Trail Cafe up for sale
York Daily Record/Sunday News
As a child, she and her mother, Carol, talked about having a restaurant together, and, in March 2015, the pair purchased the New Freedom Rail Trail Café. “At 24 years old, living out one of my life goals, it was awesome,” Danielle said. But last month ...

One mile at a time: Riding the Pinellas Trail - Creative Loafing Tampa

Wed Jul 19 2017 1:02am

One mile at a time: Riding the Pinellas Trail
Creative Loafing Tampa
pinellas trail light Safety first: Make sure you know the rules of the road before riding the Pinellas Trail.Philipp Michel Reichold via Wikimedia CommonsIt's hard to believe it has been one full year since my very first triathlon. This year has been ...

Ice cream stand opens along Rail Trail - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Tue Jul 18 2017 7:35pm

Spartanburg Herald Journal

Ice cream stand opens along Rail Trail
Spartanburg Herald Journal
Alexander Orehowski has opened Ice Cream U Scream on Union Street in Spartanburg. The converted tour bus fronts the Mary Black Rail Trail next to the Bargain Mill, which Oreshowski also owns. [ANJALI PATEL/SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL].

Ceremony celebrates next phase of rail trail project - The Boston Globe

Tue Jul 18 2017 3:55pm

The Boston Globe

Ceremony celebrates next phase of rail trail project
The Boston Globe
Representatives from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the town of Concord, and the Friends of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the next phase of the rail trail project. This $7.2 million phase ...

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