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Letter: Rail trail is nice, but a missed opportunity - Kelowna Capital News

Thu Nov 30 2017 3:02pm

Kelowna Capital News

Letter: Rail trail is nice, but a missed opportunity
Kelowna Capital News
If we look around the world at expanding cities like Kelowna, we see the advancement towards electrified rapid rail transit. There was a great opportunity missed when CN closed the rail link from Kelowna to points north. The rail bed was there already ...

Livin and Dion: Taking the side of the ducks in the rail trail controversy - Fall River Herald News

Thu Nov 30 2017 12:35pm

Fall River Herald News

Livin and Dion: Taking the side of the ducks in the rail trail controversy
Fall River Herald News
This isn't over yet. There's more finger-pointing, voting, rearranging of the truth, blustering, and general ridiculousness to come, all of it aimed at the fact that neither the mayor nor the city council gave a sufficient damn about the rail trail, or ...

Rail trail nears final finish line - Gatton Star

Thu Nov 30 2017 12:28am

Gatton Star

Rail trail nears final finish line
Gatton Star
AUSTRALIA'S longest rail trail is one step closer to completion after a Brisbane Valley-based company was selected to finish one of the track's final stretches. A&M Civil Contracting has been awarded the multi-million dollar contract by Somerset ...

Kingston cops probe death on Midtown rail line | Hudson Valley One - Hudson Valley One

Wed Nov 29 2017 1:52pm

Hudson Valley One

Kingston cops probe death on Midtown rail line | Hudson Valley One
Hudson Valley One
News and culture in the Hudson Valley. Politics, government, breaking news, schools, arts & music, local events, calendar & classifieds.

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Another benchmark for the Breakfast Club - Lititz Record Express

Wed Nov 29 2017 12:51pm

Lititz Record Express

Another benchmark for the Breakfast Club
Lititz Record Express
But first they took a moment to dedicate a bench the club donated to the township as a token of their appreciation for the township's role in the construction of the Warwick-to-Ephrata Rail Trail. About three-and-a-half miles of the trail is in the ...

What's so great about the Mountains-to-Sea Trail? - Asheville Citizen-Times

Wed Nov 29 2017 9:22am

Asheville Citizen-Times

What's so great about the Mountains-to-Sea Trail?
Asheville Citizen-Times
ASHEVILLE - A lot of things could have gone very wrong. Forty years ago a group of outdoors lovers and hikers, including the late Allen de Hart, came up with the idea to build a 1,000-mile trail from the North Carolina mountains to the sea. There were ...

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Follow Live: City Council addresses rail trail veto - Fall River Herald News

Tue Nov 28 2017 5:44pm

Fall River Herald News

Follow Live: City Council addresses rail trail veto
Fall River Herald News
FALL RIVER — The City Council meets tonight with a Committee on Finance scheduled at 6 p.m. and the regular meeting at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers and on the agenda is Mayor Jasiel Correia II's notice that he vetoed a council order to petition the ...

Assignment: Ukiah - Doubling down on the failed Rail Trail - Ukiah Daily Journal

Tue Nov 28 2017 3:20pm

Assignment: Ukiah - Doubling down on the failed Rail Trail
Ukiah Daily Journal
People who are smarter than you have just agreed to spend more than $2 million to expand on a failed project that is the single biggest joke in recent history. I can already hear the quibbling, because the grant funding is for only $1.8 million. So ...

Assignment: Ukiah - Doubling down on the failed Rail Trail - Ukiah Daily Journal

Tue Nov 28 2017 3:20pm

Assignment: Ukiah - Doubling down on the failed Rail Trail
Ukiah Daily Journal
People who are smarter than you have just agreed to spend more than $2 million to expand on a failed project that is the single biggest joke in recent history. I can already hear the quibbling, because the grant funding is for only $1.8 million. So ...

Rail Trail seeking new directors - The Courier-Express

Mon Nov 27 2017 9:09pm

The Courier-Express

Rail Trail seeking new directors
The Courier-Express
Twenty-five years have passed since the Tri-County Rails to Trails organization was created in 1992 to turn the dream of an 18-mile nature trail between Ridgway and Brockway into reality. By 2002, at a cost of $1.3 million dollars, the beautiful ...

Monaro Rail Trail turns railway corridor into a bike ride - Bombala Times

Mon Nov 27 2017 8:09pm

Bombala Times

Monaro Rail Trail turns railway corridor into a bike ride
Bombala Times
His curiosity aroused, Tim the Yowie Man asked host Les Atkins what they were for and was informed they were “for owners of other business in town to collect over the next week and display in their shops as a show of support for the Monaro Rail Trail ...

Local governments taking collective approach to Okanagan Rail Trail - InfoTel News Ltd

Mon Nov 27 2017 5:30pm

Lake Country Calendar

Local governments taking collective approach to Okanagan Rail Trail
InfoTel News Ltd
KELOWNA - All the local governments along the route of the Okanagan Rail Trail are likely going to take a coordinated approach to its governance, operation and administration. Representatives from the local governments meet on Friday, Nov. 24, to talk ...
Regional officials meet to talk about Okanagan Rail Trail - Lake ...Lake Country Calendar
'We're running the trail' - Vernon News - Castanet.netCastanet.net

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Mayor vetos order to remove easement along the Quequechan River Rail Trail - Fall River Herald News

Mon Nov 27 2017 3:35pm

Fall River Herald News

Mayor vetos order to remove easement along the Quequechan River Rail Trail
Fall River Herald News
FALL RIVER — Mayor Jasiel Correia II has vetoed a City Council approved order that would have instructed the administration to petition the court to reverse a controversial easement allowing a roadway to be constructed over the Quequechan River Rail ...

Regional officials meet to talk about Okanagan Rail Trail - Kelowna Capital News

Mon Nov 27 2017 1:04pm

Kelowna Capital News

Regional officials meet to talk about Okanagan Rail Trail
Kelowna Capital News
Elected leaders from the participating jurisdictions with land ownership on the Okanagan Rail Trail met Friday to discuss options and goals for proceeding with a coordinated approach to governance, operation and administration of this regional rail trail.

Eat Pizza, Help Friends Of Lynnfield Rail Trail - Patch.com

Mon Nov 27 2017 8:30am

Patch.com

Eat Pizza, Help Friends Of Lynnfield Rail Trail
Patch.com
The Friends of the Lynnfield Rail Trail are hosting a FUNdraiser at California Pizza Kitchen at MarketStreet all day Thursday, Nov. 30. Twenty percent of sales of purchases made with a special coupon at time of order will go to the Friends of the ...

Michigan's 1st rail trail getting spruced up as it nears 50 - WSYM-TV

Mon Nov 27 2017 8:17am

WSYM-TV

Michigan's 1st rail trail getting spruced up as it nears 50
WSYM-TV
MANISTIQUE, Mich. (AP) - Michigan's first recreational rail trail is getting spruced up in time for its 50th anniversary in 2020. The Department of Natural Resources says the 32-mile Haywire Grade has installed markers that feature the mile number and ...

Today in history: Rails-to-Trails moving full steam ahead - Cadillac News

Mon Nov 27 2017 4:05am

Today in history: Rails-to-Trails moving full steam ahead
Cadillac News
Frank J. Manglos, of Wallace Street, had two fingers amputated while working on the Grand Rapids and Indiana railroad. He was taken to Mercy Hospital for treatment. Joe Nickerson, 35-years-old, was badly injured while at work at Cobbs and Mitchell mill ...

First Michigan rail trail getting spruced up as it nears 50 - Petoskey News-Review

Sun Nov 26 2017 11:07am

First Michigan rail trail getting spruced up as it nears 50
Petoskey News-Review
MANISTIQUE (AP) — Michigan's first recreational rail trail is getting spruced up in time for its 50th anniversary in 2020. The Department of Natural Resources says the 32-mile Haywire Grade has installed markers that feature the mile number and ...

Michigan's 1st Rail Trail Getting Spruced up as It Nears 50 ... - U.S. News & World Report

Sat Nov 25 2017 1:17pm

Michigan's 1st Rail Trail Getting Spruced up as It Nears 50 ...
U.S. News & World Report
MANISTIQUE, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's first recreational rail trail is getting spruced up in time for its 50th anniversary in 2020.

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Look out for construction on Western Maryland Rail Trail - WCBC Radio

Sat Nov 25 2017 6:03am

Look out for construction on Western Maryland Rail Trail
WCBC Radio
WHAG reports that if you like to hit the Western Maryland Rail Trail, be aware there are some temporary closures starting Monday. Officials said the closures will be from Locher to Seavolt Roads in Fort Frederick State Park from Nov. 27 to Jan. 1 ...

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