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Kickapoo Rail Trail receives boost - Danville Commercial News

Thu Dec 7 2017 8:00am

Danville Commercial News

Kickapoo Rail Trail receives boost
Danville Commercial News
Once finished, the Kickapoo Rail Trail will be a 24-mile multi-use trail from Urbana to the Vermilion County Fairgrounds. The first 6.7 miles was completed this summer and stretches from Urbana to St. Joseph. Thoennes hopes they'll be able to break ...

Gable Beach and the Okanagan Rail Trail - Kelowna Capital News - Kelowna Capital News

Wed Dec 6 2017 9:39pm

Kelowna Capital News

Gable Beach and the Okanagan Rail Trail - Kelowna Capital News
Kelowna Capital News
The proposed sale of a Lake Country beach is closely tied to the district's purchase of part of the Okanagan Rail Trail more than two years ago. The need to raise $2.6 million to reduce Kelowna's interest in Lake Country's portion of the rail trail has ...

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Gable Beach and the Okanagan Rail Trail - Lake Country Calendar - Lake Country Calendar

Wed Dec 6 2017 9:39pm

Lake Country Calendar

Gable Beach and the Okanagan Rail Trail - Lake Country Calendar
Lake Country Calendar
The proposed sale of a Lake Country beach is closely tied to the district's purchase of part of the Okanagan Rail Trail more than two years ago. The need to raise $2.6 million to reduce Kelowna's interest in Lake Country's portion of the rail trail has ...

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Balloons Over Vermilion grant puts Kickapoo Rail Trail over top - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Wed Dec 6 2017 8:48pm

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Balloons Over Vermilion grant puts Kickapoo Rail Trail over top
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
The Kickapoo Rail Trail is a 24.5-mile multi-purpose recreational trail that follows an old CSX rail line — stretching across woodland, prairie and wetlands — from Kickapoo State Park to Urbana. A 6.7-mile segment from Urbana to St. Joseph in ...

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Underline scores $15M in funding from Coral Gables - The Real Deal Magazine

Wed Dec 6 2017 4:42pm

The Real Deal Magazine

Underline scores $15M in funding from Coral Gables
The Real Deal Magazine
The Underline just got another boost in funding, this time from the city of Coral Gables. The Coral Gables City Commission voted Tuesday to direct $15 million from impact fees, which come from developers constructing projects in the area, to the linear ...

Calhoun Falls in running for $100K grant for proposed rails-to-trails project - Index-Journal

Wed Dec 6 2017 3:03am

Index-Journal

Calhoun Falls in running for $100K grant for proposed rails-to-trails project
Index-Journal
Calhoun Falls is in the running for a grant of up to $100,000 from the state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism that would allow the town to expand a proposed rails-to-trails project. Initial plans for the recreational trail — which would be ...

DPC to hold community consultation in Guyra and Tenterfield for proposed rail trail - Glen Innes Examiner

Wed Dec 6 2017 12:02am

Glen Innes Examiner

DPC to hold community consultation in Guyra and Tenterfield for proposed rail trail
Glen Innes Examiner
A new push to get a rail trail on track is gaining momentum in the region. TRAIL TALK: Everyone is invited to the Tenterfield and Guyra community consultation workshops to be held next week, hosted by the DPC. Photo: Supplied. And everyone is invited ...

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Rail trail talk moving full steam ahead | Tenterfield Star - Tenterfield Star

Wed Dec 6 2017 12:02am

Tenterfield Star

Rail trail talk moving full steam ahead | Tenterfield Star
Tenterfield Star
A new push to get a rail trail on track is gaining momentum in the region. TRAIL TALK: Everyone is invited to the Tenterfield and Guyra community consultation workshops to be held next week, hosted by the DPC. Photo: Supplied. And everyone is invited ...
MP: Rail trail not a train blocker | Glen Innes ExaminerGlen Innes Examiner

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Pipeline Project in Susquehanna County on Track - wnep.com

Tue Dec 5 2017 5:38pm

wnep.com

Pipeline Project in Susquehanna County on Track
wnep.com
UNION DALE -- A natural gas pipeline project has closed part of a popular rail trail in Susquehanna County, but crews believe they will finish the project on time. Dozens of construction workers, big trucks, and machinery are all busy working to finish ...

Rail Trail: Luxury or necessity? - Brattleboro Reformer

Mon Dec 4 2017 7:53pm

Brattleboro Reformer

Rail Trail: Luxury or necessity?
Brattleboro Reformer
Initially purchased in 2009 by the limited liability corporation "Old Railroad Bed" — formed by local cycling enthusiasts Bill Drunsic, Jim Hand, and Robin and Amy Verner — Manchester's Rail Trail has a rich history dating back to 1902, having been ...

County gets extension to inspect rail trail property - Gainesville Sun

Sun Dec 3 2017 4:56pm

County gets extension to inspect rail trail property
Gainesville Sun
The deadline has been extended to March 28 for Alachua County officials to complete the inspection of property it wants to buy that will house the proposed High Springs to Newberry Rail Trail. The agreement was reached Thursday after the County ...

Queanbeyan Palerang council won't support Molonglo rail trail - The Canberra Times

Sat Dec 2 2017 8:08am

The Canberra Times

Queanbeyan Palerang council won't support Molonglo rail trail
The Canberra Times
A community-funded feasibility study into a bike trail along an old railway line from Bungendore to Captains Flat has stalled after the Queanbeyan-Palerang council withdrew their support for the project. It has come as a shock to the committee that ...

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Rail-Trail campaign underway - Carbondale News

Fri Dec 1 2017 5:02pm

Carbondale News

Rail-Trail campaign underway
Carbondale News
UNION DALE – Since its grass-roots founding in 1991, the Rail-Trail Council of NEPA has continually sought to “enhance the quality of life for the people who live, work, and visit the endless Mountains Region of North East PA, enabling thousands of ...
Rail Trail: Luxury or necessity?Bennington Banner

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Latest News Good For Lynnfield Rail Trail - Patch.com

Fri Dec 1 2017 4:13pm

Patch.com

Latest News Good For Lynnfield Rail Trail
Patch.com
1. Funding for 100 percent of the updated construction cost will be met by Federal and State sources. Funding may also be available earlier than the planned 2020/2021 date. 2. Screening for abutters is covered in the cost of construction. The State is ...

Man robbed on Chambersburg rail trail - Public Opinion - Chambersburg Public Opinion

Fri Dec 1 2017 3:16pm

FOX43.com

Man robbed on Chambersburg rail trail - Public Opinion
Chambersburg Public Opinion
The man was followed and one suspect punched him in the face and two others emptied his pockets, police said.
Chambersburg police seek suspects in robbery on rail trail | WPMT ...FOX43.com

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Rail Trail: Luxury or necessity? - The Manchester Journal

Fri Dec 1 2017 11:25am

The Manchester Journal

Rail Trail: Luxury or necessity?
The Manchester Journal
As debate continues on the project, the issue will ultimately be decided by the citizens of Manchester: is the Rail Trail a luxury, or a necessity? A contribution to the community. Initially purchased in 2009 by the limited liability corporation "Old ...

Sewer work will bring disruption to Interurban Rail Trail - Victoria News - Victoria News

Fri Dec 1 2017 11:04am

Victoria News

Sewer work will bring disruption to Interurban Rail Trail - Victoria News
Victoria News
A section of pipe carrying sludge as part of the regional wastewater treatment project will run underneath a trail in rural Saanich. Mayor Richard Atwell said the yet-to-be-selected contractors will dig up a section of the Interurban Rail Trail to ...

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Rail Trail in Ukiah will become a 'Walk of Light' Friday - Ukiah Daily Journal

Fri Dec 1 2017 3:08am

Ukiah Daily Journal

Rail Trail in Ukiah will become a 'Walk of Light' Friday
Ukiah Daily Journal
“There is a new path behind the PEP senior housing complex (next to the museum) that connects with the Rail Trail,” she said. Since Tapestry and Community Catalyst have buildings along the path, Mulheren said they also created bags for the walkway. The ...

Rail Trail in Ukiah will become a 'Walk of Light' Friday - Ukiah Daily Journal

Fri Dec 1 2017 3:08am

Ukiah Daily Journal

Rail Trail in Ukiah will become a 'Walk of Light' Friday
Ukiah Daily Journal
“There is a new path behind the PEP senior housing complex (next to the museum) that connects with the Rail Trail,” she said. Since Tapestry and Community Catalyst have buildings along the path, Mulheren said they also created bags for the walkway. The ...

Alachua County rail-trail plan put on temporary halt for assessments - WCJB

Thu Nov 30 2017 7:35pm

WCJB

Alachua County rail-trail plan put on temporary halt for assessments
WCJB
But just how much each could effect the rail-trail is up in the air. Instead of ending negotiations, county leaders are moving forward with assessments. “We have more information, they have more information, now we have a clearer picture of what we're ...

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