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May 08, 2020, 11:05 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Points to Economic Value, Progress for the Great American Rail-Trail on One-Year Anniversary of Iconic Trail's Launch

In the year since Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) introduced the vision for the developing 3,700-mile Great American Rail-Trail, the nation's first ...


Mar 31, 2020, 16:19 ET Advocates Call For Closing Streets Nationwide To Create Critical Space For Walking And Biking At A Social Distance During COVID-19 Crisis

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is calling on the nation's mayors and local elected officials to close select streets to vehicle traffic to...


Mar 12, 2020, 10:00 ET Rally at Iowa Capitol Calls for Sustained Investment in State's Trail System

Dozens of Iowans, trail supporters and business leaders gathered at the steps of the Iowa State Capitol today to send a clear message to the...


Mar 05, 2020, 09:00 ET Indiana's New Legislative Trails Caucus Focused On The Statewide Impact That Regional Trail Networks Can Deliver

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) and the Greenways Foundation today joined a bi-partisan team of state legislators to launch the Indiana Legislative ...


Feb 04, 2020, 05:00 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's 2020 Doppelt Fund Grants Invest $100,000 in Community Projects to Fill Critical Funding Gaps

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) today announced the recipients of its 2020 Doppelt Family Trail Development Fund grants, with an emphasis on...


Jan 29, 2020, 14:45 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Statement on House Democrats' Infrastructure Proposal: Transformative Change Is What America Needs

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) releases the following statement in response to the "Moving Forward Framework," the House Democrats' $760 billion...


Jan 29, 2020, 11:00 ET Battlefield Trail Extension Sparks Momentum For Caracara Trails Vision

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the City of Brownsville and the National Park Service were joined today by dozens of regional partners and...


Jan 28, 2020, 05:00 ET New House Bill Will Connect America's Active Transportation System

Today, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) applauded the co-sponsors of the "Connecting America's Active Transportation System Act," Rep. Daniel...


Dec 23, 2019, 07:57 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Shares Progress Toward Completing Great American Rail-Trail

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) today revealed that nearly $13 million in funding has been secured for Great American Rail-Trail segments. This...


Dec 17, 2019, 15:52 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and Missouri Rock Island Trail, Inc. celebrate significant progress in process to railbank 144-mile Rock Island Railroad Corridor

Today, advocates for the Rock Island Trail applauded the signing of an interim trail-use agreement between the Missouri Department of Natural...


Dec 03, 2019, 11:00 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Releases Latest Research On Net Economic Impact Of Trails In Wisconsin During Ceremony For 2019 Rail-Trail Champion Award

In the city that is the center point of the Route of Badger, southeastern Wisconsin's 700-mile landmark regional trail network and a Rails-to-Trails...


Oct 15, 2019, 13:00 ET New Research Finds Public Investment in Trails, Walking and Biking Infrastructure Delivers Potential Economic Benefits of $138.5 Billion Annually

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) today released findings from "Active Transportation Transforms America," the nation's most comprehensive analysis...


Sep 23, 2019, 12:00 ET New Miles Added To Great American Rail-Trail, First In Ohio Since Route Was Announced In May

Today, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) joined Rails-to-Trails of Wayne County to celebrate the ribbon cutting for 2.4 miles of new trail on the...


Jul 30, 2019, 16:41 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy on Senate Transportation Bill: It's Time to Be Bold

Today, in response to the unanimous, bipartisan vote by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to pass America's Transportation...


Jul 23, 2019, 10:28 ET Mississippi's Tanglefoot Trail Voted 2019 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame Inductee

Today, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the nation's largest trails organization, announced the induction of Mississippi's Tanglefoot Trail into...


May 30, 2019, 10:00 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's 2019 Doppelt Fund Invests Over $130,000 in Projects to Connect, Strengthen Trail Systems

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) today announced the recipients of its 2019 Doppelt Family Trail Development Fund grants, with an emphasis on...


May 08, 2019, 05:22 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Unveils Routing for Great American Rail-Trail, an Iconic 3,700-Mile Trail Connecting the Nation

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) today unveiled its preferred route for the Great American Rail-Trail™—or the "Great American"—underscoring the...


Jan 24, 2019, 08:00 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Says Enthusiasm for Rock Island Trail Remains Strong as State Requests Extension for Railbanking Negotiations

Enthusiasm continues to build in favor of the Rock Island Trail, says Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) as the Missouri Department of Natural...


Jan 23, 2019, 16:03 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Commits to Bold Vision for Trail That Connects the Nation, From Washington, D.C., to Washington State

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) today announced its vision for the Great American Rail-Trail, an unprecedented commitment to creating an iconic...


Nov 26, 2018, 14:03 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Commits to Vision of Trails at the Heart of Healthy, Thriving Communities with Announcement of President-Elect

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's (RTC) board of directors today announced that Ryan Chao, currently the vice president of the Center for Civic Sites and ...


Nov 02, 2018, 14:55 ET Enthusiasm for Rock Island Trail Loud and Clear at Missouri State Parks Public Meetings Held This Week

Hundreds from across Missouri attended public meetings hosted this week by Missouri State Parks to help determine the fate of the 144-mile Rock...


Aug 02, 2018, 10:13 ET Cardinal Greenway Trail Voted 2018 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame Inductee

Today, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the nation's largest trails organization, announced the induction of Indiana's Cardinal Greenway Trail into ...


Jun 10, 2018, 07:00 ET Legendary D&L Trail is Home of 2018 Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Sojourn

From June 10-14, participants of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's (RTC) 2018 Pennsylvania Sojourn will set off on a world-class biking adventure...


Jun 06, 2018, 05:50 ET TrailNation™ Summit Paints Bright Picture of the Future of American Mobility

As part of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's (RTC) inaugural TrailNation™ Summit, June 5-7, hundreds of leaders in active transportation gathered to...


May 23, 2018, 09:00 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's 2018 Doppelt Fund Grants Fill Funding Gaps for Local Trail Projects

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) today announced the recipients of its 2018 Doppelt Family Trail Development Fund grants, with an emphasis on...