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2017 a good year for the Holliston rail trail - MetroWest Daily News

Tue Jan 2 2018 9:07pm

MetroWest Daily News

2017 a good year for the Holliston rail trail
MetroWest Daily News
HOLLISTON – Holliston Trails Committee Chairman Robert Weidknecht started dreaming of a completed Holliston rail trail 20 years ago. “Throughout the years, I've heard all the naysayers. 'Oh, it'll never get done, it'll cost too much,'” said Weidknecht ...

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Families add to rail trail bonanza - Otago Daily Times

Tue Jan 2 2018 11:08am

Otago Daily Times

Families add to rail trail bonanza
Otago Daily Times
''It's traditionally the time of year we do see more families on the trail together but this year there seems to be a few more.'' At the Oturehua Railway Hotel, owner Grahame Jones said he was ''up to my eyeballs'' in cyclists and walkers. ''It's been ...

If You Build It, They Will Come – Rail Trails and Heroin Trails ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN - The Valley Patriot

Mon Jan 1 2018 11:45pm

The Valley Patriot

If You Build It, They Will Come – Rail Trails and Heroin Trails ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN
The Valley Patriot
Last month, the state legislature approved giving Lawrence another $1.5M for … get this … improvements to the “rail trail”. For those who don't know what the “rail trail” is, check this out. Your local and state officials have been spending millions ...

Catonsville Rails to Trails carves a path of work, advocacy for 2018 - Baltimore Sun

Mon Jan 1 2018 6:01am

Baltimore Sun

Catonsville Rails to Trails carves a path of work, advocacy for 2018
Baltimore Sun
A 400-foot portion of the Short Line Trail is shown before it was developed into a trail in 2016. (Catonsville Times File). Libby SolomonContact ReporterCatonsville Times. Rails to Trails, the Catonsville nonprofit that is helping to turn historic ...

Brownsville builds on hike-and-bike system - Brownsville Herald

Sat Dec 30 2017 11:17pm

Brownsville Herald

Brownsville builds on hike-and-bike system
Brownsville Herald
The West Rail Trail has been debated by the residents of Brownsville in recent years. The West Rail Trail was proposed back in 2016 to convert an eight-mile abandoned railroad corridor into a hike-and-bike trail. Brownsville City Commissioners, Cameron ...

Work on two more Kickapoo Rail Trail segments to start in 2018 - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Thu Dec 28 2017 8:06am

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Work on two more Kickapoo Rail Trail segments to start in 2018
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
JOSEPH — Construction will begin in 2018 on two small segments of the Kickapoo Rail Trail in both Champaign and Vermilion counties. They'll eventually be added to the 6.7-mile section — the first phase of the 24-mile trail to be completed — that was ...

Bourne Briefs: Special committee recommended to look at rail trail options - Wicked Local Bourne

Wed Dec 27 2017 12:11pm

Bourne Briefs: Special committee recommended to look at rail trail options
Wicked Local Bourne
Town Administrator Thomas Guerino said December 19 that selectmen should consider forming a special committee to evaluate the more intricate aspects of the Bourne Rail Trail proposal that would extend the Shining Sea Bikeway from North Falmouth to the ...

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Construction Kick Off Today Marks Phase II of Brevard Zoo Linear Park Extension - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Wed Dec 27 2017 12:05am

SpaceCoastDaily.com

Construction Kick Off Today Marks Phase II of Brevard Zoo Linear Park Extension
SpaceCoastDaily.com
In November 2000, a Parks and Recreation referendum for recreational improvements was approved by voters in South Brevard. One of those projects was the construction and design of the Brevard Zoo Linear Park, which was done in partnership with the ...

Plans to extend Ukiah's Rail Trail to the south moving forward - Ukiah Daily Journal

Tue Dec 26 2017 6:53pm

Ukiah Daily Journal

Plans to extend Ukiah's Rail Trail to the south moving forward
Ukiah Daily Journal
The Ukiah City Council this month approved spending more than $250,000 to prepare bid documents for the next phase of the Rail Trail. The expenditure was listed on the City Council's consent calendar for its Dec. 20 meeting, and has staff recommending ...

Plans to extend Ukiah's Rail Trail to the south moving forward - Ukiah Daily Journal

Tue Dec 26 2017 6:53pm

Plans to extend Ukiah's Rail Trail to the south moving forward
Ukiah Daily Journal
The Ukiah City Council this month approved spending more than $250,000 to prepare bid documents for the next phase of the Rail Trail. The expenditure was listed on the City Council's consent calendar for its Dec. 20 meeting, and has staff recommending ...

City monitoring vibrations from San Pedro Creek construction project - WOAI

Tue Dec 26 2017 4:04pm

WOAI

City monitoring vibrations from San Pedro Creek construction project
WOAI
SAN ANTONIO - For 15 months work crews have been pounding away at rock and soil to widen San Pedro Creek into a linear park with walls and walkways. Lydia Garza says the non-stop noise and rumbling has been difficult to live with for tenants in the ...

Sale marks new era for rail trail - Otago Daily Times

Tue Dec 26 2017 11:10am

Otago Daily Times

Sale marks new era for rail trail
Otago Daily Times
Mr Grubb will stay on as a consultant to Trail Journeys during those two years. The sale price and Trail Journeys' turnover figures are not being released publicly, but Mr Grubb says the move signals a new era for the business he believes will reap ...

$40k donated to maintain Rail Trail - Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Tue Dec 26 2017 8:17am

Monadnock Ledger Transcript

$40k donated to maintain Rail Trail
Monadnock Ledger Transcript
Snow is falling on the Mason Rail Trail, turning it from a popular walking path to a popular snowmobiling track. And with a generous donation to keep up trail maintenance, damage from a late October rainstorm won't be able to keep winter sportsman off ...

Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration - Brownsville Herald

Mon Dec 25 2017 11:12pm

Brownsville Herald

Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration
Brownsville Herald
Restoration project manager Fernando San Miguel gives a tour of the newly painted 1940's red caboose at Linear Park in Brownsville. Buy this photo. Posted: Monday, December 25, 2017 10:03 pm. Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration By KAILA ...

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Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration - Brownsville Herald

Mon Dec 25 2017 11:12pm

Brownsville Herald

Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration
Brownsville Herald
The gates surrounding the red caboose in Linear Park will be gone sometime in the spring once the Brownsville Preservation Society is done restoring it. Cabooses are at the end of a freight train and provide shelter for the crew. BPS has been planning ...

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Bike bridge to connect 2 towns on Cape Cod Rail Trail - Cape Cod Times

Mon Dec 25 2017 6:21pm

Cape Cod Times

Bike bridge to connect 2 towns on Cape Cod Rail Trail
Cape Cod Times
SOUTH YARMOUTH — A pedestrian and bicycle bridge intended for a gap in the Cape Cod Rail Trail between North Main Street and Bass River will likely be installed in the first or second week of January, according to the Massachusetts Department of ...

Bike bridge to connect 2 towns on rail trail - Cape Cod Times

Mon Dec 25 2017 6:21pm

Cape Cod Times

Bike bridge to connect 2 towns on rail trail
Cape Cod Times
SOUTH YARMOUTH — A pedestrian and bicycle bridge intended for a gap in the Cape Cod Rail Trail between North Main Street and Bass River will likely be installed in the first or second week of January, according to the Massachusetts Department of ...

LIST: Rail trail vision still rolling despite train talk - Northern Star

Sun Dec 24 2017 1:06pm

Northern Star

LIST: Rail trail vision still rolling despite train talk
Northern Star
PLANS to create a world class rail trail from Casino to Murwillumbah are still very much alive despite talk that a commuter train service might one day return to the line. The new Byron Bay solar train service, owned by Elements of Byron, has sparked ...

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Letchworth, Greenway Trail hosting 'First Day' hikes - The Livingston County News

Sat Dec 23 2017 11:25am

HamletHub

Letchworth, Greenway Trail hosting 'First Day' hikes
The Livingston County News
First Day. Four hikes are scheduled Jan. 1 at Letchworth State Park. Registration for the hikes begins at 12:30 p.m. from Humphrey Nature Center. ARTICLE OPTIONS. A A. print this article. e-mail this article. Letchworth State Park will participate ...
CT State Parks Celebrates the New Year with First Day Hikes across the state on January 1, 2018HamletHub

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Rails To Trails To Host Commemoration Ceremony Sunday - Jamestown Post Journal

Sat Dec 23 2017 12:02am

Jamestown Post Journal

Rails To Trails To Host Commemoration Ceremony Sunday
Jamestown Post Journal
Every year, the group convenes at the Prospect Station Trailhead on Christmas Eve to visit the site of the Cross-Cut Railroad disaster in Portland on Dec. 24, 1872. This year's event will be held Sunday. “This is an unfortunate event that happened in ...

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