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Trails & Parks

Grampians Rail Trail will provide major tourism benefits to region, councillor says - The Stawell Times-News

Thu Oct 19 2017 12:58am

The Stawell Times-News

Grampians Rail Trail will provide major tourism benefits to region, councillor says
The Stawell Times-News
The long-awaited Grampians Rail Trail is now at the phase where it needs a group of community people to unite and help drive the project into a reality. The trail was constructed as part of a Stawell Secondary College project, directed by the ...

Brewster neighbors weigh in on rail trail - Cape Cod Times

Wed Oct 18 2017 10:55pm

Brewster neighbors weigh in on rail trail
Cape Cod Times
BREWSTER — A proposed bicycle trail extending from Route 6A through a state-owned swath of woods to Cape Cod Bay has received a positive, if not enthusiastic, response from neighbors. During a hearing Wednesday, state officials unveiled a preliminary ...

Public is encouraged to help clean up rail trail Oct. 22 - My Eastern Shore

Wed Oct 18 2017 1:40pm

Public is encouraged to help clean up rail trail Oct. 22
My Eastern Shore
CHESTERTOWN — Washington College students are casting a wider net for this year's cleanup of the Gilchrest Rail Trail. Arianna Hall, secretary of service and community relations for the college's Student Government Association, used Monday night's ...

Brookhaven voices crime fears about Peachtree Creek Greenway trail plans - Curbed Atlanta

Wed Oct 18 2017 1:15pm

Curbed Atlanta

Brookhaven voices crime fears about Peachtree Creek Greenway trail plans
Curbed Atlanta
At a meeting this week, Brookhaven residents got their most detailed glimpse to date of the city's planned “model mile,” a linear-park section of the larger Peachtree Creek Greenway. The city hired the PATH Foundation earlier this year to tackle ...

Rising Sun secures county land for Rails to Trails project - Cecil Whig

Wed Oct 18 2017 11:38am

Cecil Whig

Rising Sun secures county land for Rails to Trails project
Cecil Whig
Rising Sun Commissioner Allen Authenreath shows the area that would make up the Rails to Trails project. Authenreath has been working with Commissioner Dave Warnick on the project, which got a boost this week with the acquisition of county land.

Vermilion County panel won't let its half of Kickapoo Rail Trail languish - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Wed Oct 18 2017 8:05am

Vermilion County panel won't let its half of Kickapoo Rail Trail languish
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
This trestle over the Middle Fork River near Kickapoo State Park in Vermilion County, shown in 2002, is part of the proposed path for the eastern half of the Kickapoo Rail Trail. Vermilion County organizers are reviving fundraising efforts to get ...

Crescent Park Greenway trail could traverse Hillsboro by 2037 - Pamplin Media Group

Wed Oct 18 2017 2:25am

Pamplin Media Group

Crescent Park Greenway trail could traverse Hillsboro by 2037
Pamplin Media Group
COURTESY PHOTO: CITY OF HILLSBORO - On more rural and natural portions of the path, the surface would be an aggregate similar to asphalt but with more of a gravel-type look. Urban settings would likely be concrete. As the population of Hillsboro ...

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BTA To Host 'Rediscover Rail Trail' On Sunday - Bernews

Tue Oct 17 2017 8:08pm

Bernews

BTA To Host 'Rediscover Rail Trail' On Sunday
Bernews
A train will nostalgically chug once again along Bermuda's Railway Trail, as this weekend the Bermuda Tourism Authority hosts its second Rediscover the Rail Trail event on Sunday [Oct 22] in what's described as a “day of discovery”. In addition to ...

Tacoma can play with the big cities now. It has its own linear park - The News Tribune

Tue Oct 17 2017 12:03am

The News Tribune

Tacoma can play with the big cities now. It has its own linear park
The News Tribune
The Prairie Line Trail, what's known as a linear park, once again will link Tacoma's waterfront with its historic brewery district. Linear parks are the new urban must-have. They offer pedestrians the chance to move through a city, while enjoying views ...

BlackburnNews.com - New Rail Trail To Stretch Across Ridgetown - BlackburnNews.com

Tue Oct 17 2017 12:00am

BlackburnNews.com - New Rail Trail To Stretch Across Ridgetown
BlackburnNews.com
Cyclists and nature lovers will be happy to hear the municipality is moving forward with a rail trail project in Ridgetown that will eventually link Chatham-Kent to ...

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Volunteers Seek Help for Rails to Trails from Parkersburg Rotary - The News Center

Mon Oct 16 2017 6:49pm

The News Center

Volunteers Seek Help for Rails to Trails from Parkersburg Rotary
The News Center
One of those gaps is two miles from Parkersburg. Kim Kaplan is a volunteer from the Wood County Alternative Transportation Council and is working with Kent Spellman from the Rails to Trails Conservancy, to close the gap. Kaplan says, "It's been a ...

Dunedin Detour Open For Pinellas Trail - Patch.com

Mon Oct 16 2017 6:10pm

Patch.com

Dunedin Detour Open For Pinellas Trail
Patch.com
Pinellas County partnered with the Florida Department of Transportation to build a sidewalk connecting, creating a detour at Alternate 19, which connects to the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail. The sidewalk allows the following detour: From the north ...

Police to patrol rail trail on mountain bikes - The South Burnett Times

Mon Oct 16 2017 2:41am

The South Burnett Times

Police to patrol rail trail on mountain bikes
The South Burnett Times
QUEENSLAND Police officers are now patrolling the Kingaroy to Kilkivan Rail Trail. Senior Constable Deb Wruck from Gympie said regular police mountain bike patrols would become a familiar site for the locals and visitors wishing to use the trail.

Eagle Scout project supports local trail system - Eagle-Tribune

Sun Oct 15 2017 5:53pm

Eagle-Tribune

Eagle Scout project supports local trail system
Eagle-Tribune
Matthew Robinson, a member of Boy Scout Troop 405, recently completed his Eagle Scout project — a new informational kiosk built and installed near the Derry Rail Trail section at Hood Pond. Robinson was recently honored at a Town Council meeting and ...

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Pinellas Trail Detour Open in Dunedin - TB Reporter (blog)

Sun Oct 15 2017 3:41pm

TB Reporter (blog)

Pinellas Trail Detour Open in Dunedin
TB Reporter (blog)
A portion of the Pinellas Trail has been closed for replacement of a pedestrian bridge. DUNEDIN – Pedestrians, cyclists and runners now have a detour to follow that will allow continued use of the Pinellas Trail while a pedestrian bridge is rebuilt.

Rail trail gets much-needed maintenance - The Courier-Express

Sun Oct 15 2017 1:07pm

The Courier-Express

Rail trail gets much-needed maintenance
The Courier-Express
for All Access or becoming a digital-only subscriber. (Already have an account? Log in here.) Tricounty Rails to Trails is pleased to announce recent major improvements to the Clarion-Little Toby Rail Trail with trailheads in Ridgway, Croyland and ...

Bowling for Mindful Urban Spaces - progrss (press release) (blog)

Sun Oct 15 2017 12:07pm

Bowling for Mindful Urban Spaces
progrss (press release) (blog)
A linear park is an urban space that is longer than it is wide and is built on old train tracks or passovers suspended over canals, rivers, or other roads (think New York's High Line, Berlin's Mauerpark or Seoul's SkyGarden). Some have expressed ...

North Elba shouldn't appeal rail-trail ruling - The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Sat Oct 14 2017 12:02am

North Elba shouldn't appeal rail-trail ruling
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
I don't care if the cost is going to be “nominal”; I don't want one penny of my tax money going to support the ARTA-led appeal of Judge Main's decision. The board is overstepping its authority to speak for the people of North Elba. Have they taken a vote?

RDN marks golden anniversary with opening of Rail Trail ... - Nanaimo News NOW (press release)

Fri Oct 13 2017 4:40pm

Nanaimo News NOW (press release)

RDN marks golden anniversary with opening of Rail Trail ...
Nanaimo News NOW (press release)
NANAIMO — The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is marking a significant milestone. The regional government representing rural communities stretching ...

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Cautioning Sen. Little about rail trail plan | News, Sports, Jobs ... - The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Fri Oct 13 2017 10:27am

Cautioning Sen. Little about rail trail plan | News, Sports, Jobs ...
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
The following is about the proposed removal of the railroad line from Lake Placid to Tupper Lake. I live in Ray Brook (between Saranac Lake and Lake Placid) ...

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