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Our View: The fact lawyers are joining rail trail fight is a worrisome sign - Fall River Herald News

Fri Dec 22 2017 6:39am

Fall River Herald News

Our View: The fact lawyers are joining rail trail fight is a worrisome sign
Fall River Herald News
The Alliance to Save the Trail has retained a law firm to represent it in the fight to keep a road from crossing and running alongside the Quequechan River Rail Trail. This newspaper has given a lot of space to the trail, from the first notion that ...

North Bend rail trail plans change - Parkersburg News

Fri Dec 22 2017 12:02am

Parkersburg News

North Bend rail trail plans change
Parkersburg News
The concern now is bicycle traffic having to use some portion of W.Va. 47 to reach the connecting trails into Parkersburg. “We will be working on some alternative ways to get that bicycle traffic up to that park-and-ride and then join onto the rail ...

ART: Art on the rail trail - Carlisle Sentinel

Wed Dec 20 2017 5:45pm

Carlisle Sentinel

ART: Art on the rail trail
Carlisle Sentinel
Environmental art combines traditional art theories and processes with resources and materials from nature, often in outdoor settings, integrating ecological methods. The combination of art and environmentalism can produce powerful results. In this ...

Marion County rail trail expansion moves forward - WDTV

Wed Dec 20 2017 5:24pm

WDTV

Marion County rail trail expansion moves forward
WDTV
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WDTV)-- If you use the rail trail to exercise in Marion County, you have probably noticed a break in the trail where both ends do not connect. The good news is the county is applying for a $150,000 grant to complete and connect the ...

"This is not a fair and even playing field" - Goulburn Post

Wed Dec 20 2017 5:12pm

Goulburn Post

"This is not a fair and even playing field"
Goulburn Post
Goulburn to Crookwell Rail Trail Inc Chairman and Goulburn Mulwaree Council mayor Bob Kirk has criticised the government's lack of transparency surrounding key rail trail policy amendments following news the project might be at a standstill. The ...

Giveback Dinner boosts local leg of Marquette Greenway trail - Harborcountry News

Wed Dec 20 2017 4:27pm

Harborcountry News

Giveback Dinner boosts local leg of Marquette Greenway trail
Harborcountry News
Hamilton said the Marquette Greenway Trail also will provide a safe place to jog and walk. Once the route has been determined, Hamilton said she will help apply for state and federal grants to move the project toward completion. Mitch Barloga of the ...

City council vetoes mayor's rail trail override - Fall River Herald News

Wed Dec 20 2017 3:45pm

City council vetoes mayor's rail trail override
Fall River Herald News
FALL RIVER — Mayor Jasiel Correia II's veto over a City Council order directing the administration to go to court and remove a controversial easement along the Quequechan River Rail Trail received an override by the council on Tuesday during the last ...

Maynard Girl Scouts propose projects for rail trail - Wicked Local Maynard

Wed Dec 20 2017 3:13pm

Wicked Local Maynard

Maynard Girl Scouts propose projects for rail trail
Wicked Local Maynard
Fifth-graders from Maynard Junior Girl Scout Troop 78055 discussed some proposed projects for the Assabet River Rail Trail at the Dec. 19 Board of Selectmen meeting. The projects would help them qualify for the Bronze Award, the highest award a Junior ...

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Guilford To Scrap Shoreline Greenway Trail Grant - Patch.com

Wed Dec 20 2017 2:32pm

Patch.com

Guilford To Scrap Shoreline Greenway Trail Grant
Patch.com
18th meeting, voted unanimously to have newly-elected First Selectman Matt Hoey write a letter to the state stating "with regret" that Guilford would not be using previously allocated grant funds for the Shoreline Greenway Trail. The trail project has ...

Ringgold Rail Trail receives $25K - Chatham Star-Tribune

Wed Dec 20 2017 10:22am

Chatham Star-Tribune

Ringgold Rail Trail receives $25K
Chatham Star-Tribune
Ringgold Rail Trail receives $25K. Currently, the Rail Trail looks like a country road with tire tracks down the center. With the newest grant from the Community Foundation of the Dan River Region, a mile or so of the 5.5 mile trail will be dug out 10 ...

Ulster County Legislature votes unanimously to advance plans for linear park through Kingston - The Daily Freeman

Tue Dec 19 2017 10:28pm

The Daily Freeman

Ulster County Legislature votes unanimously to advance plans for linear park through Kingston
The Daily Freeman
Tania Barricklo-Daily Freeman A section of the unused railroad tracks in Midtown Kingston, N.Y., is shown on Dec. 18, 2017. By Patricia R. Doxsey, Daily Freeman. Posted: 12/19/17, 10:28 PM EST | Updated: 44 secs ago. # Comments. KINGSTON, N.Y ...

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Rail trail board member shares ideas on TrailBlazer resurrection - Cookeville Herald Citizen

Tue Dec 19 2017 11:54am

Cookeville Herald Citizen

Rail trail board member shares ideas on TrailBlazer resurrection
Cookeville Herald Citizen
Now that the Central Tennessee Heritage Rail Trail is on the ground, long-time Rail Trail enthusiasts are working to get a friends of the trail group, called the TrailBlazers, started back up. Laura Militana | Herald-Citizen. Buy this photo. Posted ...

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Rail Trail advocates hire lawyer to fight private road - Fall River Herald News

Tue Dec 19 2017 11:42am

Fall River Herald News

Rail Trail advocates hire lawyer to fight private road
Fall River Herald News
FALL RIVER — The group fighting the proposed construction of a private road that would impact the Quequechan River Rail Trail has retained legal representation from a Boston environmental legal firm. The organization,“The Alliance to Save the Trail ...

Rail trail on home stretch - Gatton Star

Tue Dec 19 2017 1:10am

Gatton Star

Rail trail on home stretch
Gatton Star
WORK has begun on the final part of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail which will complete the nation's longest cycling adventure by June next year. Fernvale-based company A&M Civil Contracting was selected to finish the track between Harlin and Moore ...

Plans to extend Rail Trail to Parkersburg on hold - The News Center

Mon Dec 18 2017 6:17pm

The News Center

Plans to extend Rail Trail to Parkersburg on hold
The News Center
There's a change in plans for a group hoping to extend the North Bend Rail Trail to Parkersburg's city limits. CSX railroad has decided not to sell a section it owns between DeBarr Trucking and Corning Park. The North Bend Rail Trail Foundation hoped ...

If You Need A 2018 Calendar, Lynnfield Rail Trail Has You Covered - Patch.com

Mon Dec 18 2017 3:23pm

Patch.com

If You Need A 2018 Calendar, Lynnfield Rail Trail Has You Covered
Patch.com
Haven't got your 2018 calendar yet? Have we got an idea for you, and one that supports a great local cause. Order the 2018 Rail Trail Photo Calendar featuring local outdoor trail scenes and views. There are two sizes: Wall style of 8 ½ x 11 for $20 and ...

City Council to try again to override rail trail veto - Fall River Herald News

Mon Dec 18 2017 2:46pm

Fall River Herald News

City Council to try again to override rail trail veto
Fall River Herald News
FALL RIVER — Mayor Jasiel Correia II's veto over an order approved by the City Council directing the administration to go to court and remove a controversial easement along the Quequechan River Rail Trail, which would allow for a developer to build a ...

City of Dayton seeks funding for rails-to-trails project - Dayton Daily News

Mon Dec 18 2017 2:34pm

Dayton Daily News

City of Dayton seeks funding for rails-to-trails project
Dayton Daily News
A conceptual rendering of what the Norfolk Southern rail line could look like if converted into a bike path and park. SUBMITTED. DAYTON. The city of Dayton is seeking public funding to help transform an abandoned rail line into an elevated trail. The ...

D&H Rail Trail begins capital campaign - Scranton Times-Tribune

Sat Dec 16 2017 12:29am

Scranton Times-Tribune

D&H Rail Trail begins capital campaign
Scranton Times-Tribune
Conrad envisions the connection between D&H Rail-Trail and Lackawanna River Heritage Trail becoming a big tourist draw to people from outside the area, and for further continued development of the system in both counties to increase the system's ...

Restaurateur expects more business from Rail Trail - IllinoisHomePage.net

Fri Dec 15 2017 5:49pm

IllinoisHomePage.net

Restaurateur expects more business from Rail Trail
IllinoisHomePage.net
CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WCIA) -- As more people ride their bikes on the Kickapoo Rail Trail, one restaurant owner says he's riding a wave of new business. Ryan Rogiers and his team opened The Wheelhouse, in St. Joseph, in May. They're also the new owners of ...

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